Jill Zarin In Trouble With Dallas Federation

This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Jill Zarin (left) with her sister Lisa Wexler

Jill Zarin, Real Housewife of New York, is not happy with the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas. And, as might be expected, the feeling is mutual.

It seems that Zarin is in a tiff with the Federation over what exactly happened at a women’s charity event sponsored by the organization. Zarin, her sister Lisa Wexler, and her mother, Gloria Kamen, were invited to speak at the event. From the Federation’s perspective, the three women, co-authors of “Secrets of a Jewish Mother: Real Advice, Real Stories, Real Love,” were supposed to give a funny presentation about being Jewish moms. But what ended up happening, according to the event’s organizers, was that Wexler got up on stage and declared that stay-at-home moms are not fulfilled and need to get out and work.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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