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Dara Barnat

A poet, scholar, and educator, Dara Barnat, Ph.D. lectures widely on poetry and creative writing, and currently teaches at Tel Aviv University

Dorit Sasson

Award-winning author and inspirational speaker, Dorit Sasson uses her story of struggling with Reverse Culture Shock/leaving Israel as a catalyst for finding a home in Pittsburgh. 

Kathy Kacer

A child of Holocaust survivors, Kathy has written stories of hope, courage and humanity in the face of overwhelming adversity. Her books for young readers are sold around the world

Sonia Levitin

Sonia Levitin is the author of dozens of famous Jewish children's books, and recipient of many awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award. She is also an artist and playwright.

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Arnold Grossman

Grossman's novel,THIS BOY'S WAR, tells of anti-Semitism during WW-II, a selection of the Vancouver Jewish Book Festival; his latest film, THE BOAT BUILDER, stars Christopher Lloyd.

Nora Gold

Dr. Gold, winner of two Canadian Jewish Book Awards, is an author, editor, dynamic speaker & former prof, knowledgeable about social issues, literature, & the overlap between them.