Frankel, Ellen

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FRANKEL, Ellen. American, b. 1951. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Mythology/Folklore, Theology/Religion. Career: Teacher at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, and Millersville University, Millersville, PA, 1977-85; freelance writer, 1981-; B'nai B'rith Book Club, Washington, DC, editor, 1990; Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia, editor in chief, 1991-, CEO, 1998-. Storyteller, 1988-. Publications: Choosing to Be Chosen (stories for children), 1985; George Washington and the Constitution, 1987; The Classic Tales: Four Thousand Years of Jewish Lore, 1989; (with B. Teutsch) The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols, 1992; The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman's Commentary on the Torah, 1996; The Jewish Spirit, 1998; The Illustrated Hebrew Bible, 1999. Address: Jewish Publication Society, 2100 Arch St 2nd Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19103, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]