Ellen Frankel served for eighteen years as Editor in Chief and CEO of The Jewish Publication Society.
She is the author of ten books, among them The Classic Tales; The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols with Betsy Teutsch; The Five Books of Miriam, also available in Hebrew as Midrash Miryam; The Jewish Spirit: A Celebration in Stories and Art, and The Illustrated Hebrew Bible, winner of the National Jewish Book Award. She has published several children's books, including The JPS Illustrated Children's Bible, illustrated by Avi Katz. She contributed to the ten-volume commentary series, My People's Prayerbookas well as to Three Testaments: Torah, Gospel, and Quran, edited by Brian Arthur Brown, winner of the Independent Publishers Book Award. She is currently at work on a thriller series.... Read more about
Book Publications: Author of 10 published books, including The Five Books of Miriam and The JPS Illustrated Children's Bible.Editor of two collections of Mitzvah Stories. Currently at work on new thriller series.
Librettos: Lyricist for two operas and six chamber works.
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