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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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5Oct, 2018

Place Can Help Restore Your Sense of Self

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Yesterday I went for a walk around Promontory Point for the first time since my surgery, and I realized: a place can help restore our sense of self. Three months [...]

28Sep, 2018

Summer Apples

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This is the time of year when I used to go apple picking with my kids. Alas, they've all flown the nest, and the one day my daughter and I [...]

21Sep, 2018

Knitting or How Creativity Connects

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I always knit when I'm on a plane, or crochet. In fact, if I have a flight coming up, and I don't have a knitting project going, I frantically cast [...]

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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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