Related Information for Debbie Friedman Debbie Friedman was one of the most popular and influential creators of Jewish music in North America in the past 30~35 years. Born in 1952and raised in Minneapolis, Debbie began song leading at Reform Jewish youth summer camps in the late 1960s including the National Federation of Temple Youth national leadership camp in Warwick, NY. Her style brought the traditional Jewish spiritual practice of singing Biblical verses and sacred phrases of liturgical prayer into the popular contempora.. read more