Monthly Archives: March 2014

Guest Post by Nancy K. Miller | My Memoirs Made Me Jewish, or How Jewish Is Enough?

In the year 2000 I received a phone call from a real estate broker who informed me that I had inherited a small plot of land on the outskirts of Jerusalem from my paternal grandparents. The phone call led to … Continue reading

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New Jewish Writer Service | Would You Be Interested?

I’d appreciate your response to this very brief survey to help gauge interest in a new writer service from The Whole Megillah.

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Agent’s Notebook | Mira Reisberg, Hummingbird Literary

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What inspired you to read and write while you were growing up? Mira Reisberg (MR): My parents were Holocaust survivors who taught us that the only things that couldn’t be taken away from you are the … Continue reading

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Reminder! April 1 Deadline for Jewish Picture Book Manuscript Contest

It’s back! The Whole Megillah’s contest for Jewish-themed picture book manuscripts! Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman will be judging. Of special interest: creative Hanukkah stories! Submission Guidelines: Send the entire manuscript of your Jewish-themed picture book to The Whole Megillah at … Continue reading

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Guest Post | Seminar on Jewish Story Panelist, Poet/Memoirist Joy Ladin

My life was changed by a writers’ conference I attended in 1985. I was three years removed from concentrating in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Writing poetry had been at the center of my life since junior high school, … Continue reading

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Flanders House Book Presentation | The War Within These Walls

I had the privilege of attending the Flanders House book presentation on The War Within These Walls, written by Aline Sax and illustrated by Caryl Strzelecki. The book received a 2014 Sydney Taylor Honor Award in the teen category. It … Continue reading

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Conference on Jewish Story | Tahneer Oksman, Memoir Panelist

On May 18 at the Conference on Jewish Story, Tahneer Oksman will participate on the Memoir panel. We thought it would be a good idea for you to know her and her work ahead of time. Tahneer Oksman is Assistant … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of the Purim 10% Discount | Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books, a Highlights Workshop

Writing Jewish-Themed Children’s Books | A Highlights Foundation Workshop June 8 – 11, 2014 Time is running out! Special Offer: 10% discount if you apply before March 14 (Purim) In bucolic Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania, the Highlights Foundation offers for the … Continue reading

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