Currently Browsing: March 2014

Kitty at 50

Today is not the 50th birthday of Kitty Genovese. She was born on July 7, 1935, so had she reached her 50th birthday, it would have been celebrated long ago. And today is not the 50th anniversary of the day Kitty Genovese was murdered. She died on March 13, 1964, so the 50th anniversary of her death […]


Ruth Lehrer

The Sisterhood of Temple Beth Emeth celebrated the 7th International SWAN Day with special guest Ruth Lehrer (accompanied, as always, by her terrific husband Arthur). Ruth delighted her audience by reading snippets from various chapters in her 36 chapter memoir My Book of Ruth: Reflections of a Jewish Girl, beginning with her answer to the vital question: […]