The Boiling Point

Debbie Friedman’s music lives on

Tamar Willis, Staff Writer

March 11, 2011

Though her name might not be familiar, her tunes and songs are. Debbie Friedman, the renowned Jewish American composer, singer and recording artist, passed away Jan. 9, and students began learning who she was. Best known for setting Jewish prayers and teachings to contemporary folk-style music accompanied by guitar, Ms. Friedman’s music is loved by many. Conservative,...