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Writing

Nora Glickman

Nora Glickman’s writing and translation captures the experience of straddling multiple worlds, exploring Jewish communities in Latin America and Latin American communities in the US.

Mirra Ginsburg

Through her deft translations of Eastern European folk tales, Mirra Ginsburg offered children a window into worlds many of them had never before experienced.

Death of writer Amy K. Blank

September 17, 1990

Amy Blank's poetry expressed the gentleness, insight, and devotion for which she was known.

Birth of novelist Jacqueline Susanne

August 20, 1921

Jacqueline Susann was the first writer to have three consecutive novels hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Mary Arbitman Fellman

As a historian, a journalist, a community leader, and a matchmaker, Mary Arbitman Fellman cared for the past, present, and future of the Jewish community in Omaha.

Ruth Fainlight

Ruth Fainlight’s poetry interweaves her feminism and elements of Judaism with highly symbolic language.

Phoebe Ephron

The mother of four talented women writers, Phoebe Ephron was a full-time, professional writer with her own claims to success.

Lily Edelman

Lily Edelman made great contributions to multiculturalism and Jewish education through her writing and teaching.

Andrea Dworkin

A lightning rod for controversy, Andrea Dworkin denounced violence against women, advocated women’s self-defense, and drafted groundbreaking legislation claiming that pornography violated women’s civil rights.

Ariel Durant

Ariel Durant collaborated with her husband, Will, on their Pulitzer-winning, multi-volume history of western civilization as well as, unusually, their dual autobiography.

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