Photo of books stacked on their side. Caption reads, "The books shortlisted for the 2022 Wingate Literary Prize (Photo: Wingate Literary Prize / Twitter)"

Jan 28, 2022

Congratulations to Anne Sebba: her biography of Ethel Rosenberg was just short listed for the 2022 Wingate Literary Prize! The UK-based honor “is awarded to the best book, fiction or non-fiction, to… Read More
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg after their arrest in 1950. Black/white photo. They each stand against a height chart in their respective, side-by-side photos.

Dec 31, 2021

We are honored to learn that The Guardian named this article one of their "US editor's pick: best of 2021." It was originally published on June 19th, on the 68th anniversary of Ethel and Julius… Read More
A close-up photo of a hand holding up Anne Sebba's biography (paperback edition), "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy" against the backdrop of a window, beige curtains & a white windowsill. Out the window, greenery & gray skies are visible. The cover of the book depicts a black & white photo of Ethel stepping out of a car, with three men in suits around her, looking towards her from outside the car.

Oct 26, 2021

It’s a rainy, fall day. Perfect reading weather. 🍂 Returning to this brilliantly written biography by Anne Sebba, "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy." In one passage, Sebba relates the story of… Read More
A black and white photo, tinted purple. Ethel Rosenberg steps out of a car facing the camera. Three men in suits, coats, & hats stand around the car and look to her. Ethel wears a mid-length plaid skirt, a white blouse, a coat, and a hat.

Oct 20, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day, courtesy of an excellent review of Anne Sebba’s biography of Ethel (we especially appreciate the reviewers conclusion re: Anne & Abel Meeropol):
A sepia-tone photo of a group of six friends out to dinner in NYC circa 1940s. They wear suits and dresses, some smile for the picture, others just look at the camera. There are seated around a round table covered with a white tablecloth, empty bottles and glasses on the the tabletop. Three are smoking.

Oct 14, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: A review of Anne Sebba’s biography by Martha Sonnenberg that “must, of necessity, begin with a personal note..." "When I was 13 years old, my mother took, from the deep… Read More
Title: "ilkley literature festival - autumn 2021 - book now" over orange tinted collage of book covers

Oct 05, 2021

Today’s Rosenberg MOTD comes from “across the pond” courtesy of what sounds like a fascinating literary festival: “In an age of fake news that can create misinformation on crucial issues, Ilkley… Read More
Photo of David Alman, cropped. He wears a zip up, gray hoodie. In the background is fencing, forest and mountain views.

Sep 29, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: We're mourning the loss of David Alman, a major figure in the Rosenberg Case struggle who died earlier this month at the age of 102.
Michael & Robert Meeropol pose holding the 2015 NYC Proclamation fo "Ethel Rosenberg Day of Justice in the Borough of Manhattan" gathering

Sep 28, 2021

#OnThisDay in 2015, "Ethel Rosenberg Day of Justice in the Borough of Manhattan" was declared on Sep 28, Ethel's 100th birthday. In honor of this momentous day, we share some of the powerful remarks… Read More
Copy of Anne Sebba's "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy" on orange background

Sep 07, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: Sharing Foreign Affair's latest review of "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy", a brief statement acknowledging that prejudice (misogyny, antisemitism, anti-communism… Read More
Ed Asner as newspaper editor Lou Grant in the Mary Tyler Moore Show, circa 1975. (Silver Screen Collection / Getty Images)

Sep 02, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: Sharing a lovely and fitting tribute to legendary actor Ed Asner (an "unflagging supporter of socialist causes") which shares a number of stories of his art &… Read More
Colorful collage of Ethel Rosenberg's face in colorized photos in blues, yellows, and purples

Aug 02, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: We're pleased to share Ellen Meeropol's publication for Lilith Magazine, a thoughtfully crafted reflection on two recently published books focused on Ethel Rosenberg.
Collage including screenshot of Director Ivy Meeropol and her father Michael Meeropol for virtual conversation about her film "Bully. Coward. Victim." and movie's logo underneath over three block photos of Roy Cohn in red, yellow, and purple colorized photos.

Jul 29, 2021

Excellent news to share! Ivy Meeropol (granddaughter to the Rosenbergs)'s documentary "Bully. Coward. Victim." has been nominated for a 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Historical documentary!
WAMC logo - royal blue background with cartoon image of radio microphone in white with orange sound design emanating from top, yellow WAMC letters below. Caption below includes Anne Sebba's book and title "Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy"

Jul 28, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: New from WAMC Northeast Public Radio, an illuminating interview with both Michael Meeropol, older son of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg, and author Anne Sebba to discuss… Read More
Graphic design of RFC donor testimonial (quote included in post text), arranged scrapbook-style, with quote text in silver on a white note card layered over another white note card, taped to a white background with a strip of yellow and white striped piece of tape.

Jul 23, 2021

Sharing one of our #notesfromourcmmty today. This one is from an RFC supporter who gathered in support of the Rosenbergs with their family all those years years ago ♡
Screen shot of the online event, split screen between author Anne Sebba (left) and RFC Founder Robert Meeropol (right)

Jul 20, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: ICYMI - RFC Founder Robert Meeropol & NYT bestselling author Anne Sebba discuss Sebba's latest biography which focuses on the life of Ethel Rosenberg, the wife and… Read More
Professional headshot of Jennifer Meeropol, Executive Director of Rosenberg Fund for Children

Jul 13, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: ICYMI - Jenn Meeropol's "Exonerating Ethel" presentation delivered on June 6th, 2021 to the Community Church of Boston to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the… Read More
Web design of the handwritten letter quoted in the post's text. Scrapbook-style layout with beige note paper layered over a gray box, torn paper, fern fronds, and paper bag in the background.

Jul 02, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: Stories and donations continue to stream in to the RFC in response to the June 19th anniversary of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg's executions.
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg during their trial for espionage in New York. Photograph: AP

Jul 01, 2021

Rosenberg Mention of the Day: The Guardian reviews "Ethel Rosenberg: A Cold War Tragedy" (the UK title of Anne Sebba's new biography) -- "Sebba has dug deep beneath this famous and archetypically… Read More