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Meri-Jane Rochelson

Florida International University
Professor Emerita of English
Miami, FL
Meri-Jane Rochelson is the author of A Jew in the Public Arena: The Career of Israel Zangwill, and has produced new editions of Zangwill's 1908 play The Melting-Pot and 1892 novel Children of the Ghetto. Her most recent book is Eli’s Story: A Twentieth-Century Jewish Life, a scholarly and personal biography of her father which she has discussed at the Miami Book Fair, Books & Books, and the MAR-JCC Meet the Author series. Currently, Rochelson is Professor Emerita of English at Florida International University, and affiliated with FIU's programs in Jewish Studies and Women's and Gender Studies.