by Rahel Musleah

An Explosion of Jewish Women’s Popular Music

When Debbie Friedman wrote these words to “Miriam’s Song” 17 years ago at the age of 27. she was one of a handful of Jewish women composing and performing Jewish music. Today, dozens of Miriams have grabbed their timbrels and, in Friedman’s words, they have chosen to say “hineni”—here I am.

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