|Hillary and Tipper seemed like sisters. This time the Dem's campaign bus will be an experiment in diversity. We celebrate the differences:
|What's that name again?
||Nickname given by her mother after a favorite lullaby, "Ti-Pi-Tin"
||Hebrew for "myrtle tree"; Hebrew name of Queen Esther; Name of Jewish women's group
||Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson in Arlington, Va., 1948
||Hadassah Freilich in Czechoslovakia
|You say Sabbath,
I say Shabbos
|Southern Baptist. Attends Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Arlington, Va.
||Orthodox Jewish. Attends Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, D.C.
|Tragic past that led to favorite causes
||Mother suffered mental illness, father battled alcoholism. Tipper has admitted depression. Advocate for mental health.
||Father and mother were Holocaust survivors. Involved with Holocaust remembrance.
|Met hubby ...
||at a high school dance
||through a member of his synagogue
||Karenna, 27; Kristin, 23; Sarah, 21; Albert III, 17
||Step-kids Matt, 32, and Rebecca, 31; Ethan 24, from a prior marriage; Hana, 12
|Number of kids that are lawyers
||1 out of 4
||2 out of 4
and their political serendipity
|Good timing. Karenna's son Wyatt born July 4, 1999
||Coincidence? Tennessee, born August 13, 1997 and Willie, born March 2, 1999
|| Tipper gives rock music a bad rap while Al jams with Jerry Garcia.
||Hadassah's holdings include stocks in companies Joe has honored with the "silver sewer" award.