Mindy Aber Barad

Mindy Aber Barad moved to Israel in 1977, has a BA from Washington University (St. Louis), and an LLB from Hebrew University. Mindy’s first love is writing; her prize-winning poetry, stories, book reviews and essays have been published both in English and Hebrew in publications both on and off line. Mindy is the co-editor of The Deronda Review.

Helen Bar-Lev

Helen Bar-Lev has lived in Israel for 50 years and has had over 100 exhibitions of her landscape paintings. She is the Amy Kitchener senior poet laureate and was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2013. She is the recipient of the Homer European Medal for Poetry and Art. 

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Joanna Chen

Joanna Chen's full-length literary translations include Agi Mishol’s Less Like a Dove (Shearsman Books), Yonatan Berg’s Frayed Light (Wesleyan Poetry Series, a finalist for the Jewish National Book Awards) and Meir Shalev’s My Wild Garden (Penguin Random House). She teaches literary translation at the Helicon School of Poetry in Tel Aviv and regularly contributes interviews and lyric essays to The Los Angeles Review of Books. You can find more of her work in Guernica, Narratively, and Mantis, among others.

Micha Danziger

Micha Danziger is a Doctorant Student at The Hebrew University, researching Philosophy, Nazism and the Shoah. Besides being a devoted husband and daddy, he works as a guide at Yad Vashem and teaches philosophy at Mechina “Ruach Hasede.”

Wendy Dickstein

Wendy Dickstein lives in Nachlaot. Her latest project is a collection of poems for tour guides called "Walking Jerusalem."

Sari Ellen

Sari Ellen is the recipient of the Israeli Ministry of Culture "Exceptional Talent" Grant and many other awards. Her poetry and prose have been published in literary magazines such as the The Beloit Fiction Journal, The Woven Tale Press, So It Goes, The Satirist, The Daily Freier, Blue Lake Review, The Ilanot Review, Huffpo Canada etc. 

Judith Fineberg

Judith Fineberg is a proud grandparent and a granddaughter who cherishes the memory of her own grandparents. She feels the great responsibility of being a link in the chain of Jewish history.

Larry Lefkowitz

Larry Lefkowitz writes stories, poetry, and humor, which have been widely published. His collection of Jewish stories "Enigmatic Tales" is published by Fomite Press.

Diti Ronen

Diti Ronen has published five poetry books in Hebrew, two of them multilingual. Her work has been translated into numerous languages. She has bee awarded several prizes for her work and she is a regular contributor to international literary festivals. She is a former lecturer at The Hebrew University and the former head of the Cultural Policy, Literature and Theatre departments.

Jacqueline Schaalje

Jacqueline Schaalje has published short fiction and poetry in the Massachusetts Review, Talking Writing, Frontier Poetry, Grist, and arc Israel, among others. She lives in Tel Aviv and is a member of the Israel Association for Writers in English.  

Yael Unterman

Yael Unterman is a lecturer, teacher, and author. She has published numerous articles, poems, and reviews, as well as two books - Nehama Leibowitz: Teacher and Bible Scholar (Urim), and The Hidden of Things: Twelve Stories of Love & Longing (Yotzeret).


Poetry, Translated, Written in English.