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The Rosenberg Case 70 Years Later: Fighting Fascism Then and Now

Mar 09, 2023
You’re invited to join us virtually for the premiere of a short film produced by the RFC on either of two screening dates – June 14th or June 25th. The event will feature Angela Davis, Rosenberg sons… Read More

Meeropols Make Ethel Rosenberg FOIA Request

Mar 09, 2023
In 2016 my brother Michael and I, in conjunction with the RFC, launched the Exonerate Ethel campaign. We asked then-President Obama to issue a proclamation declaring that our mother’s conviction and… Read More

Over $410,000 Awarded as Eighteen New Families Join the RFC Community

Mar 09, 2023
Last fall, the RFC awarded almost $200,000 in grants, which brought our annual total to over $410,000 for the second year in a row. Clearly, there is a significant need for educational and emotional… Read More

Three Years Later, COVID and Our Operations

Mar 09, 2023
Almost exactly three years ago, on Friday, March 13th 2020, I emailed the RFC Board to let them know that we were closing the RFC office for two weeks due to COVID-19. I reassured Board members that… Read More

Shop at River Valley Coop, Support the RFC

Mar 01, 2023
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The Rosenberg Fund for Children has been selected as the March recipient of the River Valley Co-op's "Change for Change" program! For the month of March shoppers at both locations of the Co-op (… Read More

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Ethel and Julius Rosenberg at Sing Sing

Mar 09, 2023

The RFC's spring newsletter is here! This issue is especially packed with news and updates as June 19th will mark 70 years since the Rosenbergs' executions. The RFC will be commemorating the… Read More
Illustrated book cover for "Ethel's Song / Ethel Rosenberg's Life in Poems" by Barbara Krasner. The design includes a drawing of Ethel Rosenberg wearing a blue short sleeved collared shirt with her fist raised in the air. Words and phrases are spelled out around her in white, yellow and black text, such as "On strike against meager wages and increased working hours at the same pay"

Mar 02, 2023

Book Riot issued a list of 8 contemporary Jewish fiction books, and among them is "Ethel's Song: Ethel Rosenberg's Life in Poems," a collection written for teenaged readers by Barbara Krasner. (You… Read More
W. E. B. Du Bois in his elder years, poses for a photo against a colorful backdrop.

Feb 23, 2023

On this day, February 23, 1868, civil rights activist, author and scholar W. E. B. Du Bois was born. Du Bois was a public supporter of the effort to save Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. He spoke at the "… Read More
Nina Simone seated at the piano as she performs

Feb 21, 2023

Happy birthday to activist artist, feminist and civil rights icon Nina Simone, who would have turned 90 today. In 1965 Simone recorded her own harrowing rendition of "Strange Fruit," the powerful… Read More
A happy family portrait of the Meeropols at their home at Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. (From left to right: Abel, Anne, Michael and Robert)

Feb 14, 2023

On this day (February 14, 1910) Abel Meeropol was born. He was a teacher and a poet, most famous for writing the anti-lynching poem, "Bitter Fruit," which he would later adapt to music and retitle as… Read More

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Jenn Speaking Engagement

The Rosenberg Fund for Children relies on help from our supporters around the country to organize fundraising events for us in their local areas.

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