Ellen Frankel

Ellen Frankel

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Ellen Frankel, PhD, has had a rich career as a writer and editor, and has most recently written the libretto for Slaying the Dragon, an opera based upon a true story. After heading the Jewish Publication Society for eighteen years, she now serves as its first Editor-in-Chief Emerita. Her publications include The Five Books of Miriam (1997), which was published in Hebrew as Midrash Miryam, (2007), The Jewish Spirit: A Celebration in Stories and Art (1997), and three books for young people. Frankel also contributed to the ten-volume commentary series, My People’s Prayerbook (Jewish Lights).