A Woman's Way A Literary Journal
For The Jewish Woman.
A quality literary publication. Looking for poetry, essays, and
divrei Torah, stories, drawings and information on a variety of
cultural related activities. Also needs: editing, proofreading,
typesetting and editorial advisor work done on a voluntary basis
Accepting written submissions and photographs of artwork. Written
submissions by email or on a computer diskette only.
Phone- (02) 5806 273
Caring and Sharing Chumie
Bodek, edits a newsletter in the US entitled Caring and Sharing
for parents facing challenges (Often geared for parents with children
who are ill).
757 Whyte Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY. 11211
"Chosen People to the
Chosen Land" (CPCL) is a monthly newsletter published
in the Orthodox Union's Torah Tidbits and sent weekly to shuls
throughout Israel where Anglos live. CPCL appears on the OU's
web site: www.ou.org/torah/tt/
CPCL promotes the mitzvah of
Aliya. They are looking for inspiring essays for the "Here
to Stay" column. About 500 words long, it should include
one or two of the following topics:
Difficulties or major difficulty
My contribution to Israel
How living in Israel has contributed to me
Dry facts are not that essential, as the inspiring tone about
the importance of aliya.
When sending your submissions, write in the subject line of your
email "Here To Stay".
Editor: Batsheva Pomerantz,
Hamodia: weekly newspaper
affiliated with Agudath Yisrael. Based in Israel with a worldwide
readership (mainly the US and UK). Motto: "All the news that's
truly fit to print". They seek suitable articles for a haredi
readership in the following categories for their family magazine
section: personal anecdotes, features on Jewish communities, fiction
(child and adult) and journalism. No reprints. Usually request
5 Yehudah Hamaccabi Street
P.O. Box 1306
Tel: (02) 538 9108
Fax: (02) 538 9108.
Payment: Differs according to type of writing; Features $75 per
printed page; Fiction $8 per 1000 bytes.(250 words)
Horizons: Targum Press'
quarterly magazine. Mainly a religious market emphasizing women's
interests. They seek top quality pieces, fiction and non-fiction,
of interest to the frum Jewish world. Current event pieces are
discouraged due to time lag. Articles, 1 to 10 pages (approximately
250 words per page). Poetry: one long poem and many shorter poems
(4 - 30 lines) per issue. The majority of their subscribers live
in America, so items of specific interest only to Israelis cannot
be included. Issues are prepared several months before publication,
and thus time-oriented submissions should be sent in well in advance.
Submissions: acknowledged, rejection letters sent only if SASE
(self-addressed stamped envelope) is included. Preferred manner
of submission is via email: "Guide to "Publishing in
Magazines and Newspapers" cont'd email@example.com).
Attach file, if possible. Make certain author's name, snail mail
& e-mail all appear on the article itself.
Israeli fax: (02)651-0342.
U.S. toll free fax: 888-298-9992.
P.O. Box 43170,
Jerusalem 91430, or
P.O. Box 32858,
Baltimore, MD 21208.
Payment: an honorarium of $10 per printed page, plus a complimentary
copy. (They know that their authors' works are worth more; but
since they do not have advertising they are limited in what they
The Jewish Tribune: British
weekly newspaper "The Organ of Anglo-Jewish Orthodoxy".
Editor, Mr. Grosskopf, likes to "strike a balance and keep
all parts of the Orthodox community happy - Sephardim, Litvaks,
Chasidim." Particularly interested in fiction. Also seek
articles for Women's and Junior sections. Subjects: Travel, Human
Interest, Fiction, Biographies, Medical. Unpublished material
only. Must be typed double-spaced.
The Jewish Tribune,
97 Stamford Hill Road,
London N165DN UK.
Payment: 50 pounds (approx $75) for articles of approx. 1,500
Milk & Honey
Free magazine for religious Anglos, is approaching its first year
anniversary. If you are interested in receiving a free monthly
publication void of politics and religious controversy, subscribe
today. It is a print publication, so send your full postal address
(zip code required) to our e-mail address
Columns we offer include:
Reviews of books written by local authors, business tips for the
employed and unemployed, recipe column, a parenting column, and
articles about local personalities. Currently, thousands of english
speakers in Israel are reading this magazine.
Phone: 02- 992-1834.
Natural Jewish Parenting:
quarterly magazine, offering holistic Jewish perspective on child
raising and health (also known as the Jewish answer to Mothering
magazine). Seeks articles on natural food, healing, relationships,
environment, spirituality, pregnancy & birth, learning, discipline,
baby & childcare, disability. Also: personal essays, kosher
& health news and recipes, vaccine news, reader-to-reader
advice, children's writing, and 'roundup' of the latest health
and safety news. Preferable to read a few issues of the magazine
and request writers' guidelines before submitting.
Submissions: Natural Jewish Parenting, Yael Resnick, publisher/editor
173 Speedwell Ave. #127
Morristown, N.J. 07960 USA.
Phone (973) 538-3737
fax (973) 539-5454.
Payment: Free subscription for first article, modest cash payment
for subsequent ones.
Upcoming theme issues:
Family - deadline November 1st, 2003. Tikkun Olam, Kabala, Sephardic
We accept submissions year round for our regular issue authors
retain all rights to their accepted work. Pays one copy.
PO Box 11014
Norfolk, Virginia 23517
Michal Mahgerefteh, Publisher, Meira Swain, Editor.
Please submit three poems at a time with SASE.
e-mail submissions are accepted
or by fax to: 757-399-2384
Stepping Stones: A Jewish Women's
Magazine published annually by the Sharei Bina Seminary. (Rebbetzin
Tova Weingot.) Seek submissions of high literary quality in the
following categories: Torah, interviews, personal testimonials,
fiction, poetry and humor. To find out the next issue's theme,
please inquire. Editor: Esther Susan Heller.
Submissions: e-mail attachments preferred. If submitting by post,
double space and send duplicate copy. Submissions are not acknowledged
without SASE or email address.
P.O. Box 320,
Payment: in copies.
Shoshanim, a Magazine for Jewish
Looking for fiction stories, with teenage girls as the main characters.
Our favorite kind of story is where the girl encounters a problem
or finds herself in a difficult situation or has to deal with
a weakness in her character, and she grows from the experience
or gains an important new insight about herself or about life.
We are a magazine for frum Jewish girls, so everything should
naturally be written from a Torah hashkafa. Length: 2,500 to 3,500
words. Pay: $200-250. Subscriptions: $18 for 6 issues for U.S.
subscribers, $22 for Canadian subscribers (in U.S. funds), and
$30 for overseas subscribers (in U.S. funds).
Editor: Shterna Citron,
723 N.Orange Dr. LA, CA 90038.
Yated Ne'eman: weekly
newspaper published in Israel with readership in other English
speaking countries as well. Home and Family editor Sheindel Weinbach
seeks articles for haredi readers that are "home-based, inspirational,
with a positive message". Uses personal anecdotes especially
with a Tshuvah outlook, chinuch articles, interviews, 'how to'
articles and poetry. Article length: up to 2000 words. Does not
acknowledge submissions, but may call to inquire. (02-537-2303)
Submissions: Yated Ne'eman, Mrs. Sheindel Weinbach, Panim Meirot
Fax: (02) 538-7855.
Payment: 22 shekels for 1000 bytes (about 250 words).
The Internet has the potential to reach readers who may never come
across print publications aimed at the Orthodox community. The number
of Jewish publications using the internet for kiruv purposes is
constantly growing, and they usually welcome submissions. Here are
is an Aish HaTorah website that accepts a range of articles on
Jewish themes, including family, business, ethics etc. Editor:
Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith Submission:
Electronic preferred e-mail:
Address: P.O. Box 14149,
Jerusalem 91141, Israel
Tel - Direct Line: 972-2-626-2522 ext. 220
Tel - Main Office: 972-2-628-5666 Fax: 972-2-627-3172
Payment: $100 for an unpublished article. Tips: I am very open
to discussing potential topics with authors, to give feedback,
and potentially nix an idea before time is invested. So feel free
to give me a call.
Jewish Family Magazine
Considers all genres of Jewish interest. Editor: Eliezer Cohen
Submission: e-mail. Send complete articles (rarely accepts reprints),
with photographs and links to other relevant websites. Responds
within 2 weeks.
Payment: Usually doesn't pay, and retains rights to keep article
in their archives. Tip: Read the magazine first.
When requesting writers' guidelines, ask about their copyright
policy. Payment is usually on publication (i.e., when the article
appears in print). Always keep a copy of any material you submit.
Tamar Wisemon is a freelance
author who has written for many of these publications.