Tag Archives: MyJewishLearning

High Holiday Poetry Contest 2010

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Poets! Ready for the 2010 High Holiday poetry contest on MyJewishLearning? Read more below:

MyJewishLearning wants your poems about the High Holidays. They can be funny, or serious, or both. They can rhyme. They can be long (though we are from the Internet short-attention-span generation). We want to be entertained, and we want to be inspired.

Submit a poem on any theme related to the High Holidays to mjl.poetry@gmail.com by August 25. We’ll publish the winning entries on MyJewishLearning.com just in time for Rosh Hashanah.

More details on the contest can be found here.

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We Received a Beautiful Blogger Award!

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
The Jewish Book Council blog just received a Beautiful Blogger Award from our friends over at the Jewish Publication Society (thanks, guys!). Continue reading here.

Using Google Wave…

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Here at the JBC office, we’ve spent the past several weeks trying to figure out a way to use Google Wave to improve the way we communicate and collaborate on various programs. Continue reading here.

MJL Interviews Goldie Goldbloom

Posted by Naomi Firestone


Matthue Roth
interviews Goldie Goldbloom, author of Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders for MyJewishLearning…continue reading here.

Another Writing Opportunity: MyJewishLearning Parenting Editor

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Ohhh and here’s a really good one…MyJewishLearning is looking for a Parenting Editor:

MyJewishLearning.com is seeking a full-time Parenting Editor in New York City to supervise and grow a new parenting subsite (currently in development). The subsite will be aimed at parents of Jewish children age 0-5 and will include articles, a blog, discussion boards, and calendars of events for select communities.

The Parenting Editor will help create, launch, and manage the parenting website. Tasks include content planning and conceptualization, soliciting and editing new articles, developing newsletters, and writing for the website and related blog. The Parenting Editor will also supervise a part-time Editorial Assistant and bloggers.

Qualified candidates must have 4+ years of relevant experience, an expertise in parenting issues (particularly pertaining to the early childhood years), and a significant knowledge of Judaism and Jewish life. Experience in web publishing is desired. Those applying should be self-motivated, efficient time managers, and responsive to deadlines.

The job includes full health and dental benefits, as well as professional development opportunities.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample of no more than 1500 words to jobs@myjewishlearning.com.

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MJL Interviews A.J. Jacobs

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Matthue Roth of MyJewishLearning interviews A.J. Jacobs on his newest book The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment…continue reading here.

MyJewishLearning reviews Day After Night

Posted by Naomi Firestone
In anticipation of JBC/MJL Author Blogging Series guest blogger Anita Diamant’s posts next week…continue reading here.