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Noam Sienna

Dr. Noam Sienna is a historian and scholar of religion, whose work focuses on Jewish life in the medieval and early modern periods, with particular interests in book history and Jewish communities in the Islamic world. His first book, A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969 (Print-O-Craft Press, 2019), was awarded the 2020 Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Libraries and the 2020 Anthology Award from the Lambda Literary Foundation.

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Ten Unanswered Questions: An Unconventional Interview with Eve Adams

Noam Sienna

Ned Katz’s sensitive new biography of Eve Adams highglights the challenges faced by LGBTQ people in early 20th-century America and raises lingering questions about the role that Judaism and the Jewish community played in Adams’ life. In response, Noam Sienna asks some questions that perhaps only Adams could answer.

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