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Meeting God at Midnight  Poems by Ahuva Batya Scharff

Sacred River: Poems from India

by Shubh Bala Schiesser

Naomi Shihab Nye, Guggenheim Fellow:

"Shubh Bala Schiesser delves deep into the trove of memory, extracting scenes and voices from her Indian childhood, creating a rich world of elements to be cherished, and occasionally questioned...




Meeting God at Midnight

Poems by Ahuva Batya Scharff

What does it mean to be a barren Jewish woman, unable to fulfill the mitzvah of bearing children? How can faith and connection to Jewish history and tradition underpin the process of healing from trauma? In Israel, where public worship is controlled by the ultra-Orthodox, what does it mean to be a Conservative Jewish woman? Meeting God at Midnight explores both the challenges of Judaism and its ability to act as lifeline and transformative faith.

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Oveta Culp Hobby:
Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist

by Debra L. Winegarten

Winegarten's new biography traces the life of an extraordinary woman who designed and ran the Women's Army Corps for WW2 and was appointed Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare by President Eisenhower.

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Katherine Stinson

Katherine Stinson:
The Flying Schoolgirl

by Debra L. Winegarten

This new book is a refreshing, swift-moving biography of Katherine Stinson who, as a high-spirited young girl, was determined to fly.

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Where Jewish Grandmothers Come From

by Debra L. Winegarten

Winegarten brings us her sequel to "There's Jews in Texas?" keeping the conversation of Jewish identity, practice, and family alive and thriving in the Diaspora.

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Strong Family Ties

There's Jews in Texas?

by Debra L. Winegarten

Winner of the Poetica Publishing National chapbook contest, this book touches the heart and the funny bone.

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Bring Debra to your group to give a reading and lead a lively discussion. For more information or other questions, contact her by email or call 512-789-5491.