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“In this extraordinary work, Annette Gendler illuminates the borders and meeting points between Judaism and Christianity, Germans and Jews, American Jews and Israeli Jews. Writing with eloquent precision, she reminds us why converts to Judaism are among the most precious gifts to the Jewish people. This book confirms Annette Gendler as an indispensable Jewish voice for our time.”
Yossi Klein Halevi, author of Like Dreamers, Senior fellow, Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem

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27Sep, 2019

My Family’s Favorite, Tried-and-True, Easy Honey Cake Recipe That I Bake Every Year for Rosh Hashana

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This is the season of honey cake, one of my favorite things in the world! And so I am happy to find myself in the kitchen today, baking honey cake, [...]

20Sep, 2019

How a Book Still Makes Amazing Connections Two Years after Publication, and How my Mom Set an Example for Pursuing your Dreams in your Forties

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Wedding picture in my book A book is a connector. That's one of the surprising things I learned after Jumping Over Shadows came out in April 2017. But now it's [...]

30Aug, 2019

Excellent Advice for the Creative Soul from an Unlikely Source: Tomi Lahren

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Excellent view of the White House and the Washington Monument as we were flying out of Washington, DC, and I was reading this book... I am not usually one to [...]

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I am a writer, photographer and blogger. My memoir Jumping Over Shadows, the story of a German-Jewish love that overcame the baggage of the Holocaust, was published in spring 2017.

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