Rebecca Bender

Rebecca Bender is co-author with her father, Kenneth Bender, of the book Still (North Dakota State University Press, 2019), Independent Press Award Winner (Judaism category, 2019) and Midwest Book Award Gold Medal Winner (Religion/Philosophy category, 2020). Still is a biography/memoir of five generations of a Jewish family on three continents, overcoming challenges and living their lives with tradition and faith. Rebecca practiced law as a securities litigator in Minnesota for 18 years, after graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School. Her prose and poetry have appeared in the Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Paper Brigade Daily (Jewish Book Council), North Dakota Quarterly, The Jewish Veteran, and the Forward, and she recently completed a screenplay for Still. Still, the book, is available through, or can be ordered through any bookstore.


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