Amy Goodman

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: April 13, 1957

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Amy Goodman is an American journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. She is the host of the news program Democracy Now!.

Amy is the daughter of Dorothy and George Goodman. Her brother is actor David Goodman.

Amy’s paternal grandfather was named Solomon Goodman/Goutman. Solomon was born in Russia.

Amy’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude Kaufman (the daughter of Shmuel Kaufman and Rifka Leah Lieberson). Gertrude was born in Russia. Shmuel was the son of Rabbi Avraham Dovid Marbenu-Kaufman and Freyda Kamenkes.

Amy’s maternal grandfather was named Benjamin Bock. Benjamin was born in Kaunas, Lithuania.

Amy’s maternal grandmother was named Sonia. Sonia was born in Rivne, Ukraine.

Source: Genealogy of Amy Goodman –

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