Nebraska Authors

Dorothy K. Kripke

AKA: Mrs. Myer F.

Born 1912-02-06 Highland Falls, NY (USA)

Died 2000-09-06
Omaha, NE (USA)

Beth El Cemetery, Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Long Island, NY
New York City

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Children's Fiction; (biblical writings and religion)


Hunter College, New York, NY
Columbia University, New York, NY
Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, NY


High School English and Hebrew teacher

Places Worked

High Schools in New York City
Beth El Hebrew School in Omaha


The Dorothy K. Kripke Children's Book Collection was dedicated Dec. 1995 housed in the Omaha Jewish Federation Library


Rhymes to Play. 1952.
Rhymes to Pray. 1952.
Let's Talk About God.
Let's Talk About Right and Wrong.
Let's Talk About Judaism.
Debbie in Dreamland.
God and the Story of Judaism.
Let's Talk About the Jewish Holidays.
Let's Talk About Loving. 1980.
Let's Talk About Being Jewish. 1981.
Let's Talk About the Sabbath. 1996. (written in 1960)

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