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Ellen Frankel PhD

Ellen Frankel is the former CEO and editor-in-chief of The Jewish Publication Society. A scholar of Jewish midrash and folklore, Frankel has published a number of books, including the forthcoming JPS Illustrated Children's Bible; The Classic Tales: 4000 Years of Jewish Lore; The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols; The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman’s Commentary on the Torah; The Jewish Spirit; and The Illustrated Hebrew Bible.

Frankel travels widely as a storyteller and lecturer. Her speech topics include ''The History of Jewish Books in the US,'' ''Jewish Culture and the Book,'' ''Stories they Never Told me in Sunday School,'' ''Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Animals in the Bible'' and many other topics.

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