Tag Archives: Ellen Frankel

The Tower of Babel and Crisis of Translation

In her last posts, Ellen Frankel looked at how to make the Bible PG and looked at “What is Jewish Literature?”. She has been guest-blogging all week for MyJewishLearning and JBC.
In this week’s parshah, Noah, we read about the Tower of Babel, constructed at a time when “everyone on earth had the same language and the same words” (Gen. 11:1).  Continue reading here.

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What is Jewish Literature?

In her last post, Ellen Frankel looked at how to make the Bible PG. She is guest-blogging all week for MyJewishLearning and JBC.

What is Jewish literature? Continue reading here.

Making the Bible PG: How Children’s Bibles Differ

Ellen Frankel, author of JPS Illustrated Children’s Bible, as well as the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of the Jewish Publication Society, is guest-blogging all week for MyJewishLearning and the Jewish Book Council.

For most of Jewish history, the Bible was “one size fits all.” There was simply no such thing as a children’s version. Continue reading here.

JPS CEO/Editor-in-Chief Ellen Frankel Steps Down

Posted by Naomi Firestone
This morning, the Jewish Publication Society announced that Ellen Frankel, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Jewish Publication Society since 1991, has decided to step down from that position August 1, 2009, to pursue her own writing and scholarly projects. Continue reading here.