Ruth Calderon

Ruth Calderon is the Visiting Professor in Talmudic civil law at Harvard Law School. A former Member of Knesset, she is also an educator and academic Talmud scholar. She is the founder of the Elul pluralistic beit midrash, as well as Alma, the Home for Hebrew Culture. She received her MA and PhD in Talmud from the Hebrew University. This is her first children’s book. She lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The adventures of Nils Holgersen and the wild geese –Selma Lagerlof

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I loved reading and looking at pictures