Meet the Author: Bracha Goetz

Photo: Courtesy of Bracha Goetz Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’m the Harvard-educated author of 40 Jewish children’s books. I’m also the author of one candid memoir for adults about how I became an observant Jew and overcame food addictions joyfully and spiritually. The goal of all my books […]

Meet the Author: Faith Goldstein

Photo: Courtesy of Faith Goldstein Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Faith Goldstein, and I am a children’s book author. I have been writing since 2015. My debut picture book, Gorillas’ Night Out, was published in 2019, and my second picture book, Matzah Means So Many Things, […]

Meet the Author: Tish Rabe

Photo: Courtesy of Tish Rabe Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I went to college to become an Opera Singer and have a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College School of Music. After graduating from college I went to New York to audition to become a professional singer. My […]

Meet the Author: Joni Klein-Higger

Photo: Courtesy of Joni Klein-Higger Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a children’s book author and songwriter. I write both Jewish and secular books and songs and love doing musical author visits for schools, libraries, and organizations. I initially started off as a songwriter, writing everything from pop, […]

Meet the Author: Audrey Ades

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Thank you so much for the opportunity to share my work with Judaica in the Spotlight! Writing for children is my third career. Earlier in my life, I worked as a stage manager. Then I went back to school and got my degrees in […]

Meet the Author: Jennifer Rosner

Photo: Courtesy of Jennifer Rosner Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I grew up in a small town in Connecticut. I trained as an opera singer and I studied philosophy, receiving a B.A. from Columbia and a Ph.D. from Stanford. My husband and I have two daughters, who are now […]

Meet the Author: Emily Sper

Photo: Courtesy of Emily Sper Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. As an artist, designer, and writer, I attack all aspects of a book at once. I lived in Israel for almost four years, first on a kibbutz and later in Tel Aviv where I worked as a graphic designer […]

Meet the Author: Lisa Rose

Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Rose Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’m a recovering first grade teacher and part-time mermaid. I like ice cream and hate ketchup. I’m a mother of visually impaired child. I’m also a dogmom, and a catmom. I’m the author of several books for children. Shmulik Paints […]

Meet the Author: Jacqueline Dembar Greene

Photo: Courtesy of Jacqueline Dembar Greene Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I grew up in rural Connecticut, and always wanted to be a French teacher. After college, I began teaching at a high school in Boston. It was a huge change for me to teach city kids who had […]

Meet the Author: Laura Krauss Melmed

Photos: Courtesy of Laura Krauss Melmed Please tell us a little about yourself and your background. I’m the author of twenty fiction and non-fiction books for children including two New York Times bestsellers. My books have won many awards, such as the National Jewish Book Award, the ALA Notable Award, and the Parent’s Choice Award. […]

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