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Dr. Ellen Frankel has been the Editor-in-Chief of The Jewish Publication Society for the past 18 years, and has also served as CEO for the past 10 years. On October 30, 2009, Frankel will step down from her position in order to pursue her own writing and a number of scholarly projects; she will stay on with JPS as Editor Emerita. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1973 and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University in 1978.
Dr. Frankel travels widely as a storyteller and lecturer, speaking to synagogues, summer study institutes, Hillels, Jewish women's groups, JCCs, museums, schools, retirement communities, and radio audiences. Among the programs she presents are Reading the Torah through a Woman's Eyes; The Evil Eye, Hamsas and Other Jewish Superstitions; Jewish Tales of Love and Romance; Jewish Ethics through Jewish Tales; From Spark to Fire: How Jewish Books Are Born; and The History of Jewish Publishing in America; and Writing a Jewish Children's Bible.
Dr. Frankel lives in Philadelphia with her husband. She has two grown children and two granddaughters.
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Total Books: 21
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