Modern Loss co-founder Rebecca Soffer shares how she transformed personal tragedy to a needed resource for others grieving.
Rabbi Rami talks to Modern Loss co-founder Rebecca Soffer about the sudden personal loss of her parents and how she created community around shared grief. Recently named as one of S&H's top 10 spiritual leaders, a profile of Rebecca appears in our Nov/Dec 2018 issue.
Rebecca has been a lifelong organizer of communities, both public and private. From getting her masters in journalism from Columbia University, to accompanying Stephen Colbert on his quest to get to know all 435 U.S. Representatives, to helping to grow a leading network of Jewish creatives, Rebecca has always found strength in numbers, and bringing those numbers together. She has contributed pieces across media, including Marie Claire, Refinery29, Elle Decor, and Tablet Magazine’s podcast, Vox Tablet, and has spoken at Chicago Ideas Week, HBO, and Experience Camps‘ annual benefit, where she was the 2017 honoree. modernloss.com