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Petra Renneke

Petra Renneke is the assistant of Prof. Dr. h.c. Hartmut Steinecke at the University of Paderborn. Her academic interests are modern German literature and German-Jewish literature. She is the author of essays about Herta Müller, Barbara Honigmann, Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin, Jenny Aloni and Jakob Loewenberg.

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Rachel Salamander

Rachel Salamander is a well-known personality in Munich, where she established a prominent bookshop, the Literaturhandlung, in 1982. This bookshop specializes in Jewish literature and has one of the largest collections of books in Germany about Judaism.

Ruth Peggy Sophie Parnass

Peggy Parnass is a Jew, a woman, a German born in Hamburg and raised in Sweden, an author, a journalist, an actress and, last but not least, a feminist.

Katja Behrens

Behrens’s stories are like journeys through interiors. Her Jewish stories, Salomo und die anderen—Jüdische Geschichten (Salomo and the Others—Jewish Stories, 1993), are about survivors of the Holocaust. In scenes of great disquiet and illuminated precision she delineates the well-observed social situation in present-day Germany.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Petra Renneke." (Viewed on December 5, 2020) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/renneke-petra>.


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