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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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12Jun, 2017

Snail Mail Art

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I adore snail mail art. As a kid, I loved to draw. That pastime, along with several others, has remained in my childhood. Over the past few years, however, I've [...]

22May, 2017

Book Companion Post: Filling in the Blanks on Family History

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These past few days I have been able to do what I love best in my writing life: rummage around in family history. I've been rewriting an essay that O [...]

10May, 2017

The Flying Dutchman Comes Home

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Train station in Liberec (formerly Reichenberg) - the train in "The Flying Dutchman" left from here I owe the metaphor of the Flying Dutchman, title of one of the pivotal [...]

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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, is coming in spring 2017.

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