Susan Berrin

Susan Berrin is the editor of Sh’ma, a monthly journal addressing the cutting-edge issues facing North American Jewry. She is also the editor of two landmark Jewish anthologies, Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology and A Heart of Wisdom: Making the Jewish Journey from Midlife through the Elder Years. Berrin serves on the academic advisory board of Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and the board of Jewish Studio Project. She lives with her husband, Steven Zipperstein, in Berkeley, California.

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Ellen Frankel

A pioneering feminist leader in business and the arts, Ellen Frankel served as the first woman CEO of the Jewish Publication Society. She is the author of several books including The Classic Tales: Four Thousand Years of Jewish Lore (1989) and The Five Books of Miriam (1996), a retelling and woman’s commentary on the Five Books of Moses, and has written several librettos,.


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