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Author Kate Mosse Ellen Frankel served for eighteen years as Editor in Chief and CEO of The Jewish Publication Society.

She is the author of ten books, among them The Classic Tales; The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols with Betsy Teutsch; The Five Books of Miriam, also available in Hebrew as Midrash Miryam; The Jewish Spirit: A Celebration in Stories and Art, and The JPS Illustrated Children's Bible, winner of the National Jewish Book Award. She has published several children's books, including The JPS Illustrated Children's Bible, illustrated by Avi Katz. She contributed to the ten-volume commentary series, My People's Prayerbookas well as to Three Testaments: Torah, Gospel, and Quran, edited by Brian Arthur Brown, winner of the Independent Publishers Book Award. She is currently at work on a mystery series.

Frankel has also written lyrics for a number of musical works. Several of her portraits of biblical women were set to music by composer Andrea Clearfield in Women of Valor. She wrote the libretto for Clearfield’s cantata, The Golem Psalms. She has also written librettos for several chamber pieces on biblical and interfaith themes, including “Hagar,” with Clearfield, and “Mothers of Moses,” with composer Rene Orth. Frankel’s first opera, Slaying the Dragon, with composer Michael Ching, premiered in Philadelphia in 2012. Her second opera, The Triangle Fire, with composer Leonard Lerman, was performed in New York in 2017. She is currently at work on a multimedia cantata about robots with Andrea Clearfield.

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Frankel, Ellen | Hyena Murders, The | Signed First Edition Book Frankel, Ellen | Hyena Murders, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2022 NY: Post Hill Press First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.

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Ellen Frankel Bibliography


The Jerusalem Mysteries

  1. The Deadly Scrolls - 2022

Other Works

  • Choosing to be Chosen - 1985
  • The Classic Tales: 4000 Years of Jewish Lore - 1989
  • The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols - 1992
  • The Five Books of Miriam - 1996
  • The Jewish Spirit - 1997
  • The Illustrated Hebrew Bible - 1999
  • Midrash Miriam - 2007
  • The JPS Illustrated Children's Bible - 2009

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