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Michele Klein

Michele Klein is an independent scholar. Her book, A Time to be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth (Philadelphia: JPS, 1998, 2000), won the National Jewish Book Award. She has served as guest curator at The Jewish Museum London, Bar Ilan University's Department of Jewish Art, the Judah L. Magnes Museum at Berkeley, California, and Beit Hatfutsot Museum: Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Michele Klein." (Viewed on October 4, 2023) <>.


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