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Jon Abrams works for a Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation
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I teach film studies at Bangor University in north Wales where I live. I research, write and broadcast regularly (in Welsh and English) on transatlantic Jewish culture and history.
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Molly Adams is a horror critic and postgraduate based in Southampton, UK, currently working on a book on the past, present, and future of Jewish horror.
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Shai Afsai’s articles and poems have appeared in Anthropology Today, Journal of the American Revolution, Poetica Magazine, Reform Jewish Quarterly, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, and Tablet Magazine.
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Sean Alexander is a PhD Candidate at Bangor University, exploring Jewishness and Judaism in the films of David Cronenberg.
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Phil Alexander is a British Academy postdoctoral fellow at the University of Edinburgh, where he researches historical Scottish-Jewish musical life. His book on Berlin klezmer will be out with OUP very early in 2021.
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Emilio Audissino is Honorary Fellow in Film at the University of Southampton and, starting in February 2021, Senior Lecturer in Audiovisual Production at Linnaeus University, Sweden.
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David Balsamo is Dean and Professor of Sociology at the University of Chester where he specialises in the study of work and complex organisations. Before entering academia David worked as a painter and decorator, operating theatre technician and probation officer. Originally from North London, now based in Chester, he is a dog walker, cyclist and amateur psychogeographer.
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Aidan Beatty is a historian of Irish and Jewish history, with interests in race, gender and capitalism. He teaches at the Honors College of the University of Pittsburgh
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Professor Berkowitz, a native of Rochester, New York, received his BA from Hobart College (Geneva, New York) and his MA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). He is currently a Professor of Modern Jewish History at University College London.
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Mark Bernheim is an Emeritus Professor of World Literatures and Journalism. He taught for four decades at various American universities and in France, Italy, and Austria as Fulbright professor. Specialties included Children’s Literature, Jewish Studies, and design journalism.
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Bruce Black is the author of Writing Yoga (Rodmell Press/Shambhala) and editorial director of The Jewish Writing Project. He received his BA from Columbia University and his MFA from Vermont College. His work has appeared in Elephant Journal, Blue Lyra Review, Tiferet Journal, Hevria, Poetica, Reform Judaism, The Jewish Literary Journal, Mindbodygreen, Yogi Times, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and elsewhere. He lives in Sarasota, FL.
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Helen Blejerman is an artist and writer based in Sheffield, UK, originally from Mexico City. She works as an associate lecturer in the Department of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University.
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David Brauner is a Professor of Contemporary Literature at the University of Reading. He is currently working on an interdisciplinary monograph on authenticity and confessional culture in post-war America.
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Vincent Brook is a lecturer in media studies at UCLA. He has written or edited 10 books, most dealing with Jewish issues in film and television.
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Georgia Burns in an English teacher in the North East of England
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Michele Byers is professor at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She just finished reading I Love to Watch and wonders about an alternate universe where her love affair with Buffy the Vampire Slayer turned into a job as a TV critic for The New Yorker rather than a PhD (about Buffy).
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Jennifer Caplan is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Program Director of Jewish Studies at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. Her forthcoming book on American Jewish humour will be published by Wayne State University Press. She does not identify as a JAP.
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Roma Cohen lives in Leeds, is Vice President of Harrogate Synagogue and co-chair of Leeds Limmud.
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Hayden Cohen is a writer, performer and podcaster. Season 2 of The Bagel Podcast (which he hosts and produces) will be released in the autumn.
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Gus Condeixa is the Creative Director of The Jewish Chronicle and former Creative Director of the Jewish Quarterly and Chiado Editora. Captain of a pirate ship. He is also an artist working with video and installation. Retired goalkeeper for Alexandra Park FC and Crouch End Vampires FC. Before Covid, part-time Muay Thai fighter and MMA enthusiast.
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Tim Cowen is a barrister and part-time judge in London. He occasionally lectures on Jewish topics and writes Jewish fiction in easily digestible instalments.
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Sarah Deech is a freelance journalist and media trainer.
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Kirk Degiorgio is a UK based record producer/DJ and writer. He has written various articles on music culture for The Wire, Dazed & Confused, Wax Poetics, etc.
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Zanne Domoney-Lyttle is a tutor in Biblical Studies (Hebrew Bible) at the University of Glasgow. Zanne specialises in the reception of biblical women in contemporary cultural products, feminisms and the Bible, and activism in religious communities.
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James Downs is Archivist of the Middle East collections at the University of Exeter, editor of Photographica World, author of Anton Walbrook. A Life of Masks and Mirrors (2020), Joseph Pike: the ‘happy Catholic artist’ (2017), A Carnal Medium: fin-de-siècle essays on the photographic nude (2013) and various articles in journals such as The Innes Review, Studies in Photography, Source, Early Popular Visual Culture and Ancient Egypt.
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Marta Dziurosz translates across Polish and English, negotiates publishing contracts, organises literary events and writes about scents.
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Alastair Falk has been a Head of three schools, Chief Executive of the Birmingham Education Partnership and founding Director of Partnerships for Jewish Schools. He now works as a consultant to a campaign for a longer-term approach to English education policy.
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Sue Fox is a freelance journalist who has been interviewing famous people for the Sunday Times, Times Magazine, and many magazines since she was 18.  She has also been associate producer on TV documentaries and a film archive.
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Emma Franks is a practising visual artist, committed to producing work that explores the female narrative and perspective.
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Deborah Chagal Friedland is a writer and editor working in international educational publishing. She was the chair of Education of the Oxford Jewish Community for several years and now lives in Dorset.
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Danielle Friel is a student at Bangor University
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Rachel Garfield is Professor of Fine Art at the University of Reading.
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Laura Godfrey-Isaacs is an artist, midwife, creative producer and birth activist.
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Helen Goldrein is a Jewish mum, cook and blogger, and writes the UK's no. 1 kosher food blog, family-friends-food.com.  She lives in the beautiful and historic university city of Cambridge.
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Dr Thea Gomelauri is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, and a former Chevening Fellow at the University of Oxford.  She is the member of the British Association of Jewish Studies, and serves on the Board of the Oxford Council of Christians and Jews.
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Louis Gordon, is an Immigration Defense Attorney and Political Science Professor at California State University at San Bernardino. His is co-author of Middle East Politics for the New Millennium (Lexington Books, 2016).
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Debbie Green has an MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language teaching and works teaching English Language to international students. She lives in London.
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Mila Tanya Griebel is a British silversmith and modern Judaica maker. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, Mila has over thirty years’ experience of designing and making Jewish ritual objects for synagogues, collections and family homes.
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Nigel Grizzard, originally from North East London, has lived in Leeds for many years. He is the Jewish Heritage Guide for Yorkshire (when tours are allowed) and enjoys working with people to help them find their roots.
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Dora Guennes lives in Lisbon, has two cats and two daughters. Studied Literature, Library Science and other things. Did many different jobs.Loves words. Loves stories and History. Doesn't like pop music that much. Writes during her work hours, but don't tell that to anyone.
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François Guesnet is Professor in Modern Jewish History in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London. He holds a PhD in Modern History from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg im Breisgau, and specializes in the early modern and 19th century history of Eastern European, and more specifically, Polish Jews.
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Rachel S. Harris is Associate Professor of Israeli Literature and Culture at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. Her recent books include Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Wayne State University Press, 2019), An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature (Northwestern University Press, 2014) and Casting a Giant Shadow: The Transnational Shaping of Israeli Cinema (Indiana University Press, 2021)
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Rebecca Harris is an independent researcher, curator, and educator. Thinking about art practice, literature and translation through Jewish cultural experience, she has worked with artists, writers, researchers, and cultural historians and theorists.
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Elyce Rae Helford is professor of English, director of Jewish and Holocaust Studies, and faculty in Women’s and Gender Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. Her research centers on gender, ethnicity, and race in US media, including her recent book, What Price Hollywood? Gender and Sex in the Films of George Cukor (2020).
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Tamar Hodes is a Jewish writer, Israeli-born, and living in the UK since childhood. Her short stories have appeared in Salt’s Best British StoriesA Treasury of Jewish StoriesLilithManna and have broadcast on Radio 4. She has had two novels published, Raffy’s Shapes (Accent Press, 2006) and The Water and the Wine (Hookline Books, 2018).
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Eran Hornick is a nature writer living in Boston, Massachusetts, whose creative nonfiction reflects his love of mountains, the high latitudes of North America, and the people who inhabit these landscapes. He has worked rehabilitating endangered sea turtles in Boston and griffon vultures in Israel. He coauthored the collection And Then There Is Everything in 2013.
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Dan is a founder of JewThink, admin of SAAS, editor of DailyJews, Chair of the JVS, and a Technology consultant.  In his spare time he sleeps.
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Laura Jacobs is a London based artist. She studied at Camberwell, Central Saint Martins and the New York Studio School of Drawing Painting and Sculpture where she won a scholarship. In 2011, she was chosen from thousands to participate in the BBC TV’s "Show Me The Monet”.  Jacobs has exhibited across the UK, New York and The Seychelles, and her work is in public and private collections in the UK, USA, Holland and the Seychelles.
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Martin is a retired career counsellor from Jewish Family Services in Beachwood, Ohio.  He is a musician and writes and performs music with his wife Sheila Ives.
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Günther Jikeli, historian and sociologist, holds the Erna B. Rosenfeld Professorship at the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism/ Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University. He is an associate professor at Germanic Studies and Jewish Studies. He is a permanent fellow at the Moses Mendelssohn Center at Potsdam University. Together with Olaf Gloeckner he published “The New Unease. Antisemitism in Germany Today” [in German] in 2019.
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Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities at Rhodes College. He has published more than 60 academic articles on the history of existentialism, anti-Semitism, racism, and post-Holocaust French Jewish thought.
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Dr Keith Kahn-Harris is a senior lecturer at Leo Baeck College, runs the European Jewish Research Archive at the IJPR and is an Honorary Fellow of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck College. His most recent book is Strange Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and the Limits of Diversity (Repeater 2019).
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Adam Kammerling is an award-winning poet, interdisciplinary artist and educator.   His most recent works include Seder, his debut poetry collection which was a finalist in the National Jewish Book Awards,  Shall We Take This Outside, a three-person spoken-word/dance theatre piece that toured nationally, and Inside!, a piece of poetry/rave theatre commissioned by Centrepoint and the Saatchi Gallery.
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Howard Kaplan is the author of the novels THE DAMASCUS COVER, BULLETS OF PALESTINE, TO DESTROY JERUSALEM, and THE SPY'S GAMBLE. The film adaptation of THE DAMASCUS COVER, starring Sir John Hurt in his final film, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and seven Israeli actors is available on Hulu in the U.S. and distributed in the UK by Lionsgate films and currently available on iTunes and Amazon.
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Robert Katz is a sculptor and Professor of Art at the University of Maine at Augusta. His sculptural installations have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States. Katz serves on the Board of Directors of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine. 
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Clive Kennard is an Art Historian specialising in Anglo-Jewish history and material culture. He is currently completing a PhD about Simeon Solomon at the University of York
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Abda Khan is a lawyer turned writer, and won British Muslim Woman of the Year 2019.
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Loolwa Khazzoom (KHAZZOOM.com) is an Iraqi-American Jewish musician, writer, and educator. She is the editor of The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage, and her work has been featured in top media including The New York Times, Marie Claire, and Rolling Stone.
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Ruti Lachs is a musician, writer, and music teacher living in Crosshaven in County Cork, Ireland.
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Joshua Lander finished his PhD at the University of Glasgow in 2019 and has recently completed his PGDE at Strathclyde University. He is currently researching British Jewish literature's responses to the Holocaust.
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Phyllis Lassner is Professor Emerita at Northwestern University and has published books and articles on British women writers and Holocaust representation and most recently co-edited The Palgrave Handbook of Holocaust Literature and Culture.

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Peter Lawson works at The Open University where he researches British-Jewish literature.
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Isa L. Levy is an artist, actress and arts psychotherapist.
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Sarah Lightman is an artist, writer and an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London. She has a PhD from University of Glasgow Her first graphic novel is The Book of Sarah (Myriad Editions and Penn State UP 2019), and she is currently editing her monograph, Dressing Eve and Other Reparative Acts in Women’s Autobiographical Comics (Penn State UP). She teaches at The Royal Drawing School, London.
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Barnaby Marder founded the Socialists Against Antisemitism social media page. He is a member of the Labour Party and of Jewish Labour Movement, and lives in Richmond-upon-Thames.
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Harry's day job is monitoring the development impact of infrastructure projects for PIDG, and in his spare time he is Chair of Grassroots Jews. He used to blog about politics, capitalism, and development, but stopped a while ago, because he's lazy. His opinions are in a personal capacity. "
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Jayden Jasper-Lee Martin is a scholarship student at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University and a regular contributor to the Paradigm Press, who believes in civic engagement and self-determination for all people.
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Lucy is an academic and NGO researcher currently based in Leicester. She knows lots of things about food, farming, water, energy and climate change, and has spent the past few months growing vegetables with her kids.
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Joshua Michaels is an attorney in Honolulu, Hawaii and a member of Temple Emanu-El in Nu'uanu.  After studying at Roehampton University in London, he worked as co-Editor-in-Chief of the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal and co-host of The Blue Hawaii Podcast.  
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Robert "Smokey" Miles is a recording artist, singer/songwriter, poet, multi-instrumentalist, playwright, actor, host, comedian and visual artist. As his alter-ego Count Smokula, he has been described as a Yiddish Dracula or as Bela Lugosi meets Jackie Mason, and is considered to be a cult icon. He is a graduate of Princeton University and has performed internationally.
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Dana is the Director of Development and Foreign Relations at Peace Now.
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Lara is a 40-something Black Jewish mother, friend and everything else beautiful in between from Inner London. In her spare time, she shares the best, worst and often complex simplicity of being a Blewish (Black and Jewish) woman in the UK.
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Ruth Novaczek is an artist, filmmaker, performance artist and writer. She has a PhD by practice from the University of Westminster, is on the faculty of the lo-res Transart Institute in Berlin and a visiting lecturer at Birkbeck College, London.
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DOD works as an archivist at Tate, is a contributing writer to Cineaste, and is completing a PhD on Stephen Dwoskin at the University of Reading.
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Jon is a former Gant Hill Resident, Failed Stand Comedian, Ex-Jewish Professional and Lapsed Hipster who sometimes has something useful to say.
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Davida Pines is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric in the College of General Studies at Boston University. She received her Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Brandeis University. Her first book was titled The Marriage Paradox: Modernist Novels and the Cultural Imperative to Marry (University of Florida Press).
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Shmuel Polin is an imminent rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR). A Greater Philadelphia/New Jersey native, he completed his B.A. at American University in Washington D.C. where he studied Jewish Studies and International Studies.
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Jo-Ellen Pozner is an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University. Her academic research focuses on social evaluation, social movements, corporate wrongdoing, and organizational misconduct; she writes on the intersection of fashion, meaning, and public life for fun.
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Jay Prosser is working on a book about his Asian-Jewish family. He is reader in humanities at the University of Leeds.
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Marf is the pen-name of Martha Richler, a cartoonist and artist with an academic background in art history (Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Columbia).
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Dan Rickman is an alumnus of Hasmonean High School and Oxford University who currently works in the IT industry. He has an MA in Hebrew and Jewish studies from the University of London, looking at attitudes in the Talmud to non-Jew and is author of a number of articles in the Jewish Chronicle, the Guardian, Huffington Post and Ynetnews
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Simon Rosenberg is a writer and filmmaker. His debut novel 'You are not You' was published in 2018.
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Laurie is a Jewish Educator and teacher with a wide and varied professional background both within and beyond the Jewish community in the UK and internationally.
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Mandy Ross has written over 60 children's books as well as poetry and plays for adults. She edited Jewish Motherhood with Ronne Randall (Five Leaves Publications).
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Jack Shamash is a Journalist, crime writer, philatelist, father of two and rabbit owner.
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Miki Shaw is an artist, illustrator and graphic designer based in London.

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Dr Karen E H Skinazi is a literary and cultural critic who works as a Senior Lecturer and Director of Liberal Arts at the University of Bristol. She is the author of Women of Valor: Orthodox Jewish Troll Fighters, Crime Writers, and Rock Stars in Contemporary Literature and Culture.
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Caroline Slifkin is an artist and a freelance Holocaust educator who specialises in teaching about the Holocaust through Holocaust Arts. A Fellow of the Imperial War Museum London in Holocaust Education, with her project in Holocaust Arts Education, ‘Art in the Shadow of Death,’ delivered to school and colleges with a generous grant from the Arts Council England. A Fellow of Royal Holloway, University of London in Holocaust and Jewish Civilisation. Caroline is a Yad Vashem graduate, who has received Yad Vashem Graduate grants to further develop her work in Holocaust Arts Education. 
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Dr. David Sperber is an art historian – until recently a postdoctoral associate at the Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University. Currently, he is a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem. Sperbers’ forthcoming book to be published by the Hebrew University Magnes Press is entitled Devoted Resistance: Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel.
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Emily Steinberg is a Philadelphia based artist. She earned her M.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and has exhibited work in the United States and Europe. Most recently, her first cartoon was accepted into The New Yorker Magazine. Her autobiographic novel, Graphic Therapy, was published serially at Smith Magazine, 2008-2010. She is a Lecturer in Fine Art at Penn State University, Abington College and Artist in Residence at Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
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Kenneth S. Stern is the director of the Bard Center for the Study of Hate and an attorney and award-winning author. For twenty-five years, he was the American Jewish Committee's expert on antisemitism, and he was also the lead drafter of the “Working Definition of Antisemitism."
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Rabbi Ariel Stone of Congregation Shir Tikvah in Portland Oregon leads the Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance
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Jarrod Tanny is Associate Professor of History and the Charles and Hannah Block Distinguished Scholar in Jewish History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He writes and publishes on various “Jewy” topics, including Jewish humor in post-World War II America and its place within the larger context of Jewish history.  
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Debby spent many years working as an award-winning clinical care specialist in the field of drugs and prostitution. Debby is now the Vice President of Aberdeen Synagogue and Jewish Community Centre. She leads the small team trying to save the synagogue in Aberdeen, fundraises, advocates on behalf of the community, visits schools and other organisations to talk about Judaism and gives synagogue tours to local groups.
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Mark Taylor is Honorary Treasurer of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation
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CATHERINE TEMMA DAVIDSON is a novelist, poet and essayist who grew up in California and now lives in the UK. Her first novel, The Priest Fainted, was chosen as a notable book of the year by both The New York and LA Times.  She teaches Creative Writing at Regent’s University in London.
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Gloria Tessler is a journalist, author, playwright and poet. She is the biographer of Lady Amelie Jakobovits, and her two plays, The Windmill and Unveiling Hagar, both on Jewish themes, have been performed on the London fringe. She is presently obituaries editor at the Jewish Chronicle and art correspondent at AJR Journal. 
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Professor Sue Vice is a lecturer at Sheffield University's School of English.  She teaches film courses and has written books and published several articles on the Holocaust.
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Alana M. Vincent is the Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Religion and Imagination at the University of Chester and the President of the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture. She works on religion and literature and Jewish post-holocaust thought; her current book project, The Consequences of Imagination: Holocaust Representation and the Politics of Reconciliation in American Popular Culture, investigates the presentation of Holocaust memory in Marvel comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Daniella Vinitski Mooney is a part-time lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and freelance performer and dramaturg trained through the NYU Tisch School and the Royal Academy in London.  Her creative and academic areas of expertise are acting, directing, physical dramaturgy, and the immersive theatre framework.  She is also a dual Canadian/American citizen
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Yair Wallach is Senior Lecturer in Israeli Studies at SOAS, University of London, where he is also the head of the SOAS Centre for Jewish Studies. His book on the street-texts of modern Jerusalem was published in 2020 by Stanford University Press.
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Donald Weber writes on Jewish American literature and popular culture.  His current project is a book on OTD cultural expression titled "On and Off the Derech: A Family Story."  He divides his time between Mohegan Lake, NY and Brooklyn.
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Dominic Williams is Senior Lecturer in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Northumbria University, UK.  With Keith Kahn-Harris, he has co-edited Metal, Jews and the Holocaust, a special issue of the journal Metal Music Studies (September 2020).
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Myra Woolfson grew up in Glasgow and has lived in Nottingham for many years.
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