Abigail Pogrebin


Abigail Pogrebin is the author of “Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish” and “My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew” which was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award.  She has written for The Atlantic, New York Magazine and other publications, and wrote a series for The Forward called “Still Small Voice” — interviewing 18 clergy and scholars about their own faith, which received recognition from The Religion News Association and the American Jewish Press Association in 2021.

A former Emmy-nominated producer for 60 Minutes, she moderates public interviews for the Manhattan JCC, the Streicker Center, the Shalom Hartman Institute, and JTS.  She has been a guest on CNN, Good Morning America, and Face the Nation. Abby is a past president of Central Synagogue in Manhattan and sits on The Shalom Hartman Board, AJC’s Muslim Jewish Advisory Council and the Yale Hillel Slifka Board.