Publishing Memoirs (especially Shoah/Holocaust)

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Everyone has a story, and no two stories are exactly alike. I'll just put that out there as a given. Should every story be told? That's a matter of opinion. There are some subsets of life stories that are often given greater weight, most notably stories about those who have survived something big and lived to […] Read More

Welcome to the new site!

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Since you're here, you've obviously seen the new site. We hope you like it! We're very pleased with it, both aesthetically and functionally, but after weeks of work, we're kind of committed to being happy about it. Please feel free to check it out. Our store is brand new, with a new, more powerful shopping […] Read More

Jewish Novel Wins Two Gold Medal Book Awards

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The Wayward Moon, a historical novel set in ninth-century Babylonia and written by Israeli author Janice Weizman, took first place in the historical fiction category for both the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards) and the Midwest Book Awards. The Wayward Moon was published in August 2012 by Yotzeret Publishing, a Jewish-themed book publisher in […] Read More

Jewish Novel Wins Two Gold Medal Book Awards

The Wayward Moon, a historical novel set in ninth-century Babylonia and written by Israeli author Janice Weizman, took first place in the historical fiction category for both the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards) and the Midwest Book Awards. The Wayward Moon was published in August 2012 by Yotzeret Publishing, a Jewish-themed book publisher in […] Read More

New “Sliding Into the New Year (YaYa & YoYo, Book 1)” review!

Sliding Into the New Year by Dori Weinstein

Author and illustrator Ann Koffsky has written up a delightful review of Sliding Into the New Year by Dori Weinstein. You can read it here: http://annkoffsky.com/2012/08/09/ya-ya-and-yo-yo/. And if you're looking for a great gift idea for Rosh Hashanah, look no further than Sliding Into the New Year. You can purchase copies directly from Dori if you know […] Read More

My Book Won an Award! (Or My Life is Bigger Than Cancer)

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  “Is that the cover of your book? Can I peek at it?” Connie* asked as she checked my IV bag to see about how much longer it would run. “Absolutely!” I smiled, turning my laptop toward one of my many favorite nurses. I had just received the draft of the cover of Friends Forever […] Read More

PJ Library Picks Up Like a Maccabee for November 2012 Lineup

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2012 Yotzeret Publishing’s children’s book, Like a Maccabee by California author Barbara Bietz, has been chosen by PJ Library as a November 2012 book for older readers. ($8.95; October 2006; 978-1-59287-137-7) A new edition of the book with a new cover will be released later this autumn. PJ Library […] Read More

PJ Library Picks Up Like a Maccabee for November 2012 Lineup

Yotzeret Publishing’s children’s book, Like a Maccabee by California author Barbara Bietz, has been chosen by PJ Library as a November 2012 book for older readers. ($8.95; October 2006; 978-1-59287-137-7) A new edition of the book with a new cover will be released later this autumn. PJ Library is a Jewish family engagement program implemented […] Read More

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