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Public Appearances



Special guest & post-play speaker at
"Gloria: A Life" off-Broadway production
Thurs, Feb 7, 2019 performance
@Daryl Roth Theater, New York City

Off the Record Workshop on Israel-Palestine
Bard College
Feb 21 and 22, 2019
Contact: Roger Normand

"Jewish Feminisms/ American Visions: Perspectives from Fifty Years of Activism"
Sponsors: Jewish Communal Leadership Program and Frankel Center for Judaic
Studies at the University of Michigan
March 13-15, 2019
contact: Karla Goldman

"Jewish Women & Their Pivotal Role in Society"
Jewish Federation of Reading, PA
Tuesday April 16, 2019
contact: Richard Nassau

"Women Transform Religion & Society"
Guest lecturer
at Jewish Theological Seminary
Monday, April 29, 2-5 PM
Contact: Prof. Shuly Schwartz

"Feminism Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow"
Brandeis University National Committee
Keynote Speaker
Harmonie Club, NYC
Wed, Sept 11, 2019
Contact: Pat Glickman
212 486-3976


Special guest & post-play speaker at
"Gloria: A Life" off-Broadway production
Sun, Jan 6, 2019, matinee
@Daryl Roth Theater
New York City

Letty Cottin Pogrebin & Abigail Pogrebin
"Our Jewish Journeys"
Jewish Federation of Naples, FL
People Of The Book Program
Tues, Feb 5, 2019
Contact:Susan Cohen


Post-performance talk back (with Carol Jenkins)
following Eve Ensler's play "In The Body of The World"
Feb 8, 2018
Manhattan Theater Club
151 West 55 St, NYC
Curtain time: 8 PM

@ Congregation Har Shalom, Potomac, MD
Weekend of Feb 9-10, 2018
Contact: Jennifer Newfeld,

Israel/Palestine Fact-finding Tour
Americans for Peace Now
Feb 15-22, 2018
various topics, groups, meetings

"My Jewish Journey: Belonging, Alienation, Return"
Congregation Beth Sholom
Teaneck, NJ
Sun, March 11, 2018
Contact Helaine Rosen

"The #MeToo Movement"
League of Women Voters
at the Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64 St, NYC
Lunch & panel with Ronnie Eldridge
Tuesday March 20, 2018 12-2 PM
Contact: 212-725-3541 or

"Feminist Politics and Culture/ Jewish New York"
Conference in Stockholm, Sweden
April 22, 2018

Manhattan Jewish Hall of Fame 2018 Award Ceremony
(Pogrebin honored as one of ten recipients)
Mon, May 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30 PM
20 West 44 St, NYC
Contact Howard Teich,

Talk plus Q and A by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
@ private dinner (Donated auction item from BJ Fundraiser)
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan
May 15, 2018, 7 PM
Contact: for details

1968: A Retrospective All-day conference
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, MA
Tues, Aug 14, 2018 11:15 AM
Contact: Kate Kidd

Celebrity Sous Chef at annual tasting to benefit
SHARE, the support group for breast & ovarian cancer survivors
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, NYC
Mon, Sept 17 @ 6 PM
Contact: Athena Efter 212-937-5581 or

Special guest & post-play Speaker at
"Gloria: A Life"
Sat, October 13, 2018 matinee
@Daryl Roth Theater
New York City

The Conversation: Jewish in America
2-day conference sponsored by The Jewish Week
(invitation only)
Sun, Oct 14 -Tues, Oct 16

"Jews and Cancer"
Panel discussion with Drs. Ken Offit, Miriam Levy, Michael Bergstein
Jewish Theological Seminary
Thurs, October 18, 7:30 PM

"Women Today"
Floral Park, NY
Thurs, October 25, 2018
Contact: Shirley Wershba c/o

Speaker at Muslim/Jewish All Day Conference
Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
Delaware Valley University
Bucks County, PA
Sunday, Nov 4, 2018
Contact: Sheryl Olitsky 609-306-1221

Book talk: "How To Be A Friend to a Friend Who's Sick"
Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life
Sat night, Nov 10, 2018
Contact: Ella Newman


Tribute to Elie Wiesel
Marathon reading of his novel, "Night."
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Battery Park, NYC
Sun, Jan 29, 2017 3-11 PM

Book talk on "How to be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick"
Hadassah Pacific Northwest
Portland, OR
Contact: Peg Elefant, 541-740-3827
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7-9 PM

"The 10 Plagues of Women"
City Winery Annual Downtown Seder
Contact: Michael Dorf
Mon, April 3

Shabbat talk
Congregation Beit Tikvah
Wayne, NJ.
Contact Janice Paul 973-790-3290
Friday, April 7, 2017, evening

"Women in Jewish Life: What to Cherish, What to Change."
Lake Success Jewish Center
Great Neck, NY
Contact: Rabbi Michael Klayman 516-466-0569
Mon, May 8, 2017, lunch

Chicago-North Shore Hadassah
Wed, May 10, 2017, Evening talk 7-9 PM
"Turning Passion Into Action: Outreach, Organizing, Coalition-building, Advocacy journalism, Constructive philanthropy, Creating Dialogue groups, Petitions, Protests, Art activism, and more" @Mosdon Kol Chadash, 2464 N. Clybourn Avenue Chicago 60614

Thurs, May 11, 2017 lunch talk, 11:30 a.m.
"Personal history: childhood, faith, feminism, families and Jewish life"
@Westin Chicago North Shore 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue Wheeling, IL
More info on both talks:
Contact: Ronna Ash, 847 205 1900. or

"Doing Well By Doing Good: Activism, Feminism, and You"
Event in the "Proud To Be a Woman" series
Josefinas, 252 Elizabeth St., NYC
Tues, June 6, 6-8 PM

"Black/Jewish Relations"
Cultural Leadership:Understanding through the African American & Jewish Experience
@ Hostel International
891 Amsterdam Ave, NYC
Contact: Kendra Johnson 314-725-3222
Wed, June 7, 4-5 PM

Letty Cottin Pogrebin Celebrity Guest Chef
SHARE Breast Cancer Benefit
Pier 60, New York City
Contact: Lynn Connelly
Mon, Sept 18, 6-9 PM

Letty Cottin Pogrebin Interviews Hillary Clinton
Streicker Institute
Temple Emanu-El, New York City
Contact: Dr. Gady Levy
Wed, November 1st, 8 PM

"Feminism & Faith"
Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
Muslim Jewish Women's Leadership Conference
Drew University, Madison, NJ
Contact: Sheryl Olitzky 609-306-1221
Sun, November 5th, all day conference


"Three Writers, Three Stories, One Family"
Eldridge Street Museum
(with daughters, Abigail & Robin)
Sun, Jan 31, 2016, 3 PM

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Temple B'nai Jeshurun
Short Hills, NJ
Contact: Rabbi Joshua Stanton
Feb 5, 2016, 5:30 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Jewish Book Festival
St. Louis JCC, St. Louis, MO
Contact: Scott Berzon
Feb 16, 2016, 7:30 pm

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers
at The Hotel on North, 297 North St.
Pittsfield, MA
Sat, March 19, 2016, 1:30-3 PM

Book talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Center of Conservative Judaism
Flushing, NY
Contact: Arlene Ratzabi
Sun, March 27, 10 AM

"Men, Women, & American Jewish Culture"
guest lecture at Prof Shuly Schwartz's class
Jewish Theological Seminary
Mon, March 28, 2:40-5:30 PM

Book talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
New Bedford, Mass
Contact: Prof. Mel Yoken,
or Ken Turkewitz, 508-997-3171
Sun, April 3, 10 AM

Judaism & Gender
Plenary discussion with Prof. Michael Kimmel
SUNY- Stony Brook University
Sun, April 10, 1 PM

Book talk: Single Jewish Male
JCC of Mid-Westchester
Contact: Liat Altman
Wed, April 13, 2016, 7:30 pm

Book talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
East End Synagogue
245 E. 17 st., New York, NY
Contact: Barbara Ringel, 212-689-2155
Sunday, April 17, 2016, 1 pm

Book talk: Single Jewish Male
NCJW of Essex County, NJ
Contact: Ruthann Fish, 973-736-2857
Tues, May 3rd, 7 to 9 PM

Book Talk: Single Jewish Male
Women's Group of the Greens
Crest Hollow Country Club
Woodbury, NY
Contact: Irene Bochner
May 12, 2016, lunchtime

Book Talk, Single Jewish Male
Westchester Jewish Center
Rockland & Palmer Aves
Mamaroneck, NY
Contact: Arlene Ratzabi 917-854-7944
Wed, June 1, 8 PM

Talk on "The American Jewish Family: Cherish or Change?"
One Day University
at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, NYC
Tues, July 26, 7:45-9:15

L'dor v'dor with daughter, Abigail Pogrebin
Hadassah Biennial Convention
Atlanta, GA
Wed, July 27 4:15 PM

Celebrity sous-chef at
SHARE cancer support benefit
Contact: Leah Cooper,
or 212-937-5584
Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, NYC
Monday, Sept 19, 6-9 PM

Scarsdale Synagogue
2 Ogden Rd, Scarsdale, NY
Contact: Sandy Rothstein
Wednesday, Nov 2 12:30 PM

Book & Author Luncheon
Brandeis Women's Committee
Yale Club, NYC
Contact: Pat Glickman 212-486-3976
Monday, Nov 7, 11:30-2 PM



Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
JCC Memphis, Memphis, TN
Nov, 18, 2015, 7:30 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Bucks County Kol Emet
Bucks County, PA
Sun., Nov 15, 2015 11 AM -1 PM

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Cherry Hill JCC, Cherry Hill, NJ
Nov 13, 2015, 10 am

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Austin JCC, Austin, TX
Wed, Nov 11, 2015, 7 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Atlanta Dunwoody JCC, Atlanta, GA
Tues, Nov 10, 2015, 12 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Rollins College
Winter Park Fl
Mon., Nov 9, 2015

"Working Through Interfaith Complexities in Fiction"
Union of Reform Judaism Biennial
Orlando, FL
Sat., Nov 7, 2015 1 PM

Talk on Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
American Jewish University
Sun., Nov 1, 2015, 11:30am

Book Talk and Signing: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Temple Israel of Hollywood
7300 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Friday Oct 30th, 2015

Pop-Up Book Group discussion of SJM
Manhattan location (private home on CPW)
Tues, Oct 27, 2015 7:30 PM
Register with Jean Hanff Korelitz

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Albuquerque JCC, Albuquerque, NM
Sun, Oct. 25, 2015, 2 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
The Harmonie Club
Tues, Oct 20, 2015, 12p - 3p

Jewish Museum of New York
Mon, Oct 19, 2015, 11:30 AM

Letty interviewed by Thane Rosenbaum
Macaulay Honors College at CUNY
Oct 14, 2015, 7pm

Honored by Eldridge Street Museum
w/ daughters Abigail and Robin
Tuesday October 13, 2015

Berkshire Jewish Federation
Great Barrington, MA
Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Anita Altman's Book Club
October 5, 2015 evening
Women & Children First bookstore
Chicago, IL
Thurs, Oct 1, 2015 evening

Talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
The Standard Club
Chicago, IL
Wed, Sept. 30, 2015, 11:30-1:30

Share Cancer Support
Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers
New York, NY 10011
Mon., September 21, 2015

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers
West Stockbridge Historical Society
Sun., September 20th, 2015, 3-5pm

In Conversation with Marcia Ann Gillespie
Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St.
New York, NY
Thurs., Spet. 17, 6:30 pm

Letty Interviewed by Anita Hill
Hadassah Brandeis Institute
at Rapoporte Treasure Hall
Goldfarb Library, Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Thurs., Sept. 10, 2015, 6:30 pm

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Schenectady Public Library & Open Door Bookshop co-sponsors
99 Clinton St.
Schenectady, NY 12305
Wed, August 12, 2015, 6:30 PM

Book Talk: SJM Seeking Soulmate
Lenox Library
Lenox, MA
Fri., July 24, 2015, 6:30pm

Tribute to Leonard Nimoy
Symphony Space
Mon., June 29, 2015, 7 pm

Book Talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, IL
co-hosted by CuRr's Cafe
Wed, June 24, 2015, 11 AM

Book Talk: Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
Beth Emet Synagogue
Evanston, Illinois
Tues., June 23, 2015, 7:30 PM

Sonya Hamlin Book Group
Monday, June 22, 2015, 6:30pm

Jewish Feminist Telecourse
Sunday, June 21, 2015, 11am-12:30pm

Book Talk: SJM Seeking Soulmate
Politics and Prose
Washington, DC
Fri., June 19th, 2015, 7pm

Tape Sam Roberts Show
Clyde Haberman substitute host
June 18th, 2015

Jewish Federation of Monmouth County
New Brunswick, NJ
June 3, 2015, 7pm

Power of Legacy: In Conversation with Marcia Ann Gillespie
Sponsored by the Feminist Press, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Location: The Graduate Center at CUNY
Mon., June 1, 2015, 6:30-8 PM

Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate book launch event
Book Culture on Columbus (book store)
New York City
Wed. May 20, 2015, 7 pm

How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick
Jewish Federation of Ohio
Toledo, OH 43606
Wed. May 13, 2015

Generation to Generation, a talk w/ daughter Abigail Pogrebin
Rabbinical Assembly
Jewish Theological Seminary
April 28, 2015 4-6pm

How to be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick
Bnai Jeshurun
March 24, 2015

A History of the Feminist Seder
Green Valley Country Club
Lafayette Hill, PA
March 19th, 2015, 5pm


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Completed Talks in 2014How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick book talkStockbridge Library Association46 Main St.Stockbridge, MAAugust 12, 2014Book Talk presented by Jewish Federation of Berkshiresat Hevreh of Southern Berkshire at 270 State RoadGreat Barrington, MAJuly 18, 2014Book Talk: How To Be a Friend...Abramson CenterNorth Wales, PAMay 28, 2014Book Talk: How To Be a Friend...Jewish Community ProjectMay 8, 2014Keynote speech, Limmud New HavenJCC of Greater New HavenWoodbridge, CTMay 4, 2014, 10amBook talk: How To Be a Friend...Congregation Agudath Israel Caldwell, NJApril 30, 2014, 8pmLuncheon and TalkFriends of Rabin Medical CenterEmpire Hotel44 W 63rd streetNew York, NYApril 8, 2014Book TalkJCC RochesterRochester, NYApril 2, 2014Book TalkVisiting Nurse Service of New York107 East 70th StreetNew York, NYMarch 26, 2014, 5:30pm - 7pmPanel on Lilly Rivlin's film on E.M. BronerJCC of Manhattan,March 24, 2014Book TalkUnited Synagogue of HobokenHoboken, NJMarch 23, 2014, 10:30amBook TalkFirst Presbyterian Church5th Avenue at 12th StreetNew York, NYMarch 20, 2014Letty interviewed by ALAN ALDAJewish Theological SeminaryNew York, NYMarch 12, 2014, 7:30pmBook Talk: How To Be a Friend...Greenburgh Hebrew CenterDobbs Ferry, NYMarch 9, 2014, 10amWomen's Health SymposiumBoca JCCBoca Raton, FLMarch 6, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pmTalk about Conflict and HealingNational Leadership ConferenceHarvard Divinity SchoolCambridge, MAFeb. 7 - Feb. 9, 2014Book Talk: How To Be a Friend...Brotherhood SynagogueNew York, NYJan. 26, 2014, 10amBook Talk: How To Be a Friend...Adolph and Rose Levis JCCBoca Raton, FLJan. 23, 2014, 11amBook talk: How To Be a Friend...Congregation Sukkat ShalomWilmette, ILJan. 12, 2014, 10am~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~COMPLETED TALKS IN 2013How To Be a Friend To a Friend Who's SickWashington DC JCCDec. 16, 2013, 7:30pmLecture after Shabbat ServicesSociety for the Advancement of JudaismNew York, NYSat, Dec. 14, 2013, 1:00 pmDinner and TalkBet Torah of Mt. KiscoMt. Kisco, NYDec. 11, 2013Lunch and TalkJCC of HarrisonHarrison, NYDec. 11, 2013LectureShimon and Sara Birnbaum JCCBridgewater, NJDec. 4, 2013, 12pmLectureCentral Queens YM & YWHAForest Hills, NYDec. 2, 2013, 1:30pmLunch & LearnSpringfield Jewish Community CenterSpringfield, MANov. 21, 2013, 12pmLectureJCC of Greater BuffaloGetzville, NYNov. 19, 2013, 7:30pmLectureJCC of RochesterRochester, NYNov. 18, 2013, 3pmHonoreeBrast Cancer LuncheonBraeburn Country ClubPurchase, NYNov. 14, 2013LectureJewish Community Center of Greater Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MINov. 12, 2013, 7pmLectureJCC of Metro DetroitWest Bloomfield, MINov. 12, 2013, 12pmLectureSt. Louis Jewish Book FestivalSt. Louis, MONov. 11, 2013, 12pmTalk and Award CeremonyNew York State Psychological AssociationNew York, NYNov. 10, 2013, 1pmLectureMarcus Jewish Community Center of AtlantaDunwoody, GANov. 8, 2013, 12pmLectureDavid Posnack JCCDavie, FLNov. 7, 2013, 7:30pmBrandeisEmerald BallroomRadison HotelFreehold, NJNov. 6, 2013LectureDave and Mary Alper JCCDadeland MarriottMiami, FLNov. 7, 2013, 11amEvelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community CenterHouston, TXNov. 4, 2013, 8pmLaurel Hills CemeteryPhiladelphia, PANov. 4, 2013, 9amHonoring Gloria SteinemShalom CenterPhiladelphia, PANov. 3, 2013Am Shalom SynagogueChicago, ILOct. 29, 2013, 7pmArthur M. Glick JCCIndianapolis, INOct. 28, 2013, 7pmWreath Award CeremonyHadassahNew JerseyOct. 27, 2013TalkNew Center for the ArtsBoston, MAOct. 24, 2013, 7:30pm Breast Cancer Research FoundationBoston Harbor HotelBoston, MAThursday, October 24, 2013Jewish Women CEOSNational Council of Jewish Women New York, NYOct. 23, 2013, 4:30pm TalkDenver JCC Denver, COOct. 20, 2013, 6:00pm TalkWestchester Reform TempleScarsdale, NYOct. 17, 2013, 7:15pm TalkCentral SynagogueNew York, NYOct. 10, 2013, 6:30pm TalkSid Jacobson Jewish Community CenterEast Hills, NYOct. 15, 2013, 7:30pm Breast Cancer AwarenessTalkJCC of the Greater Palm BeachesPalm Beach, FLOct. 14, 2013, 7:00pm Honoree at Pioneer GalaGomez Foundation for Mill HousePark Lane HotelNew York, NYOct. 7, 2013, 6pm - 9:30pmJCC of Staten IslandStaten Island, NY Oct. 3, 2013, 6:30pmHonoree at 10th Anniversary: A Second Helping of LifeSHARENew York, NYSept. 23, 2013, 6pm - 9pmTalk and Reading [event info]Lenox libraryLenox, MAThursday, July 11, 2013, 7pm – 9pmTalk [event info]Health Advocates for Older PeopleNew York, NYWed., June 19, 2013Phone Conference [event info]Booktalk NationConversation with Will SchwalbeThursday, May 30, 7 PM, 2013City Arts event w/ Gloria Steinem @ Nourse TheatreSan Francisco, CAMonday, June 3, 7:30pm–9:30pm, 2013Talk and Book Signing [event info] Book PassageCorte Madera, CATuesday, June 4, 7pm–9pm, 2013Talk and Signing [event info]Rockland Jewish Family ServiceWest Nyack, NYWednesday, June 5, 7:30pm–9:30pm, 2013Talk and Signing [event info]Beth Emet Synagogue1224 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL Tuesday, June 11, 7 PM, 2013Letty Interviewed by Abigail Pogrebin "What Everyone's Talking About" JCC of ManhattanNew York, NYWednesday, May 22, 7:30pm, 2013Talk for National Council of Jewish Woman@ Temple EmmesTeaneck, NJTues, May 21, 1:30 PM, 2013TV Interview [video]One to One with Sheryl McCarthyCUNY TVMay 10, 2013Radio Interview [audio]"Think"KERA Dallas Public RadioTues, May 7, 2013JDC Ambassador Symposium@ Joint Distribution CommitteeNew York, NYMonday, May 6th, 5:15 PM, 2013Conversation with Phil Donahue [video]@ 92nd Street YNew York, NYSunday, May 5, 7:30pm, 2013Talk and SigningBarnard CollegeThurs, May 2, 2013Moment Magazine BreakfastChevy Chase, MDThurs, May 2nd, 2013Book Reading and Signing@ Politics and Prose BookshopWashington DC Wednesday, May 1, 7pm, 2013Talk@Free Library of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PATuesday, April 30th, 7:30pm, 2013Afternoon Tea Rabbi Lynda TarganTues, April 30, 2013Radio Interview"Joan Hamburg"WORMonday, April 29th, 2013Radio Interview [audio]"St. Louis On Air"St. Louis Public RadioApril 29, 2013Talk@Westchester Jewish CenterMamaroneck, NYApril 28th, 2013Conversation with Abigail Pogrebin@ Park Ave. SynagogueNew York, NYFriday, April 26, 2013Conversation w/ Leonard Nimoy@ Temple SinaiLos Angeles, CAWednesday, April 24, 7:30pm, 2013Talk for "Printers Row" Series@ Chicago TribuneTrib tower 435 N. Michigan Ave.Chicago, ILMon, April 22, 5:45pm – 7:45pm, 2013Radio InterviewProject Independence and You Radio ShowFriday, April 19, 2013Talk@ The Transition NetworkNew York, NYThursday, April 18th, 6:15pm - 8pm, 2013Lunch & Interview w/ Pat Mitchell [photos] @ Paley CenterNew York, NYTuesday, April 16, 12:30pm - 2pm, 2013Radio Interview"Moncrieff w/ Sean Moncrieff"Newstalk IrelandThurs, April 11, 2013TV Appearance [video]The Today ShowNBCWednesday, April 10th, 9:15 am, 2013Radio Interview [audio]Brian Lehrer ShowWNYCTuesday, April 9, 11:40am, 2013Radio Interview with Dave LightWKPT/ABC RadioTues, April 9, 2013

For information about prior talks given by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Contact: Susan Cohen, PearlCo Literary Agency,