Equitable Dinners Stories! Jill Savitt

Jill Savitt is the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a partner of Equitable Dinners. She believes that bringing people together, across differences, is the key to understanding and progress. Her background professionally is in contemporary...

54 Years of Crazy

Being in love can be difficult, hower if two people love each other so much they make it seem almost as if it’s easy. Just ask Anabelle and Richard Sher. Throughout their journey of being in love, Annabelle and Richard...

Shabbos smiles

Mushka and Anna are neighbors and they have talk about Shabbos, Covid and children.

Jerry Freimark: father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Holocaust survivor

We discussed life in Germany before WWII, coming to America as a Jewish immigrant, and experiences as a Jew in Germany and America.

Norman Lewak

Family experiences in Eastern Europe, the Betar, Palestine, Jewish immigration to U.S.

Asking my Dad about his childhood and life now

we talked about some of his proudest moments of how he’s grown in many ways, his childhood and political memories. We also talked about our ancestry

Craig Robitaille life

Craig grew up in Chicago, learning from life from a dad who served in the Korean War and he lived in a generation through the Vitenam war. We aslso discussed the adoption process of his children and the stereotyping of...

History Project

I talked about my grandfather’s family history. We also talked about what it meant to be Jewish when he was younger.

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Christina Lee and Miya Libman

Christina Heyon Lee (50) and her daughter, Miya Libman (19), talk about identity and the recent rise in racial violence toward Asian Americans. They talk about watching Korean shows and using Korean food and music to embrace their Korean heritage.

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

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Rebecca Clemento (Wald), Daniella Wald, and Alexandra Wald

Rebecca Clemento Wald (48) and her daughters, Alexandra (22) and Daniella Wald (20) remember their husband and father, Victor Wald. Employed by Avalon Partners, Victor died in the in the World Trade Center September, 11, 2001.

Learning about grandma

We talked about my grandma's childhood. Also about her life.

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Melody Chapin and Pauline Katz

Pauline Katz (25) interviews Melody Chapin (25) about growing up poor, moving to a new community, recognizing racial and experiencing social interactions and demographic change as a result of neighborhood gentrification, and grappling with the fear of a loss of...