Anouk Markovits ’76 is the author of I Am Forbidden, an emotionally gripping story of what happens when unwavering love, unyielding law, and centuries of Jewish tradition collide. Markovits grew up in France, in an ultra-orthodox Jewish home. After she left home at 19 to avoid an arranged marriage, she attended Columbia University's School of General Studies. She holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University and a PhD in Romance Studies from Cornell University.
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