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Non-Fiction

Anna Jacobson Schwartz

Anna Jacobson Schwartz was credited as one of the world’s greatest monetary scholars for her work at the National Bureau of Economic Research and her incisive scholarship on economic history.

Grace Schulman

Grace Schulman’s poetry compresses time and space, merging the past and present and exploring the mysteries of religion.

Sylvia Rosner Rothchild

Sylvia Rosner Rothchild used her writing talents to turn oral history interviews with Holocaust survivors and Russian refuseniks into engaging accounts that challenged stereotypes and captured American mainstream audiences.

Norma Rosen

In her novels and essays, Norma Rosen found new and powerful ways to approach difficult issues from abortion to the Holocaust.

Norma Rosen's Book: Touching Evil

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Norma Rosen's novel Touching Evil contemplates the Holocaust.

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Norma Rosen's novel Touching Evil contemplates the Holocaust.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Non-Fiction." (Viewed on February 12, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/non-fiction>.

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