Tag Archives: Pharoah’s Daughter

Basya Schechter’s album Songs of Wonder puts music to the Yiddish poetry of activist and mystic Rabbi A.J. Heschel. And, Tzeporah Berman is the legendary environmental activist behind the Victoria’s DIRTY Secret campaign.

This week Shtetl celebrates strong women like Shifra and Puah (the heroic midwives of the Passover story), Montreal doula Rivka Cymbalist, band Pharoah’s Daughter and Sophie Tucker: The last of the red hot mamas.