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October 26, 2016


Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices under Nazi Rule has now been awarded a Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature, in History. This is the eighth award Birth, Sex and Abuse has won! 

The Vine Award is a significant new literary prize in Canada made possible by the...

July 11, 2016

Birth, Sex and Abuse has won several more awards!  They include:

The International Book Award: 2016 Winner

Recognizing excellence in independent and mainstream publishing.

The Eric Hoffer Book Award for Legacy Non-Fiction

The Eric Hoffer Book Award was founded at the...

January 18, 2016

Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices under Nazi Rule has now received a third major book award.  This time it is the National Jewish Book Award, in Women’s Studies.

The National Jewish Book Awards is “ the longest running awards program of its kind in the field of Jewis...

January 9, 2016

My book Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices under Nazi Rule has now been awarded  a CHOICE “Outstanding Academic Title” award.

The award is granted by the American Library Association to books on the basis of “ their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the sign...

October 25, 2015

Birth Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices Under Nazi Rule has been awarded the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Holocaust Literature.

The award citation reads:   “Though the subject is horrifying, this book offers a remarkable analysis of the Nazi war against women in...

March 12, 2015

I have dedicated my life to studying women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early months of parenthood in industrialized parts of the world as well as in more difficult social, political, religious, and economic circumstances.. All of these settings reveal cha...

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