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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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12Apr, 2019

6 Years of Morning Pages: Why I’ve Stuck with Them and Recommend Them to Everyone

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Writing Morning Pages is still the practice I most recommend to anyone who wants to bring writing into their life, and to anyone who wants to live a more deliberate [...]

29Mar, 2019

What Happened When Hitler Visited My Grandparents’ Hometown

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Hitler himself visited Reichenberg on Friday, December 2, 1938. His visit was geared to rally the populace for the supplementary elections to the Reichstag, to be held the following Sunday, [...]

15Mar, 2019

How I Got into the Purim Custom of Giving Mishloach Manot

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Purim is coming up — this year it begins on the evening of March 20 — and I’ve been busy planning what to put in my Mishloach Manot, the small [...]

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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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