JewishStoriesofLove&MarriageCOVER9781442238985_fcPeninnah Schram, professor emerita of speech and drama at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, has recently published Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage: Folktales, Legends and Letters (Rowman & Littlefield, September 2015). The book, which was co-authored by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, brings together for the first time Jewish love stories from Biblical through modern times, sharing love letters from historic personalities and folktales from the oral traditions of Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews. Included in the book are the love stories of YU President Richard M. Joel and his wife, Esther, as well as that of Stern College alumna Chava Willig Levy and her husband. The book also encourages couples to record their own love story.

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