Rabbi Malka Drucker
Malka 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 22 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. 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. With her own years of life and wisdom accumulating, Rabbi Drucker is also writing a handbook for sages to help guide what she refers to as this remarkable, challenging, and rich stage of life, which is due out in late 2016.