Ellen Frankel, PhD

Ellen Frankel is the former CEO and editor-in-chief of The Jewish Publication Society. A scholar of Jewish midrash and folklore, Frankel has published a number of books, including the forthcoming JPS Illustrated Children’s BibleThe Classic Tales: 4000 Years of Jewish LoreThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols;The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman’s Commentary on the TorahThe Jewish Spirit; and The Illustrated Hebrew Bible. Frankel travels widely as a storyteller and lecturer.