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Malka T. Drucker (born March 14, 1945) is an American rabbi and author living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ordained in 1998 from the Academy for Jewish Religion, a transdenominational seminary, Malka Drucker is also the founding rabbi of HaMakom: The Place for Passionate and Progressive Judaism, in Santa Fe.

Malka Drucker is the author of 20 books including the award winning Frida Kahlo, Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust, Grandma's Latkes and The Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays. Her highly acclaimed Jewish Holiday Series won the Southern California Council on Literature for Children Prize series. Eliezer Ben Yehuda: Father of Modern Hebrew won the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) Janusz Korczak Literary Competition and her biography of Frida Kahlo was chosen as an American Booksellers Association "Pick of the Lists." Malka Drucker's collaboration with photographer Gay Block,White Fire: A Portrait of Women Spiritual Leaders in America, received the 2005 Southwest PEN award for non fiction. Her book Portraits of Jewish American Heroes will be published August 2008.

She is the longtime companion of artist Gay Block.[1]

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  1. Honigman, Ana Finel, “Daughter Dearest”, Artnet, <http://www.artnet.com/magazine/index/honigman/honigman11-26-03.asp>. Retrieved on 2007-10-08 

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