Frimet Goldberger is a freelance print and radio journalist. She is a regular contributor to the Forward, where she covers important issues within the ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.
Frimet has written widely about growing up in the Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel, and ultimately leaving with her husband and children. Her radio stories have been broadcast on PRI's The World, as well as on BBC World Service. Her story on the cover-up of sex abuse in the Hasidic enclave of New Square, New York, was awarded a 2015 Ippies Award for best investigative/in-depth story, and was also a finalist for a 2015 Deadline Club Award.
Frimet received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sarah Lawrence College in 2013. She also graduated with highest honors from Rockland Community College in 2011. She now lives in the suburbs of Rockland County, New York with her husband and two children. When she's not running after people with a mic, or pen and notepad, she enjoys spending time in her kitchen as The Babka Lady, where she bakes sinfully-delicious chocolate/cinnamon babkas, and other delicacies.
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