Jerusalem Women’s Writers Seminar

Tuesday, 16 Iyyar, 5776/ May 24th, 2016

  • For women who dream of writing, to those who dabble in writing, to published authors
  • For writers who love fiction, non-fiction, poetry, articles, novels, textbooks, and more
  • For female writers of all levels and all stripes
  • For knowledge on the many ways to make writing a lucrative profession

Shirat Yerushalayim Hall
64 Kanfei Nesharim St., Givat Shaul, Jerusalem
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Strengthen your writing in a warm, supportive, friendly environment.

What is the Jerusalem Women’s Writers Seminar all about?

  • Tools for writing success, whether you want to be a published author or not.

  • Writing techniques, tips and helpful advice for anyone who ever wanted to write in any style and for any reason.

  • Fine-tuning your writing, even if you write only for your own pleasure or “just because.”

  • Networking, friendships and contacts with the many faces and personalities of passionate female writers.


Professional presentations by leading names in the field of writing.


Amazing selection of workshops and discussion groups on a wide range of topics.

Meet with a Publisher

Book a meeting with publishers of leading magazines and books for one-to-one consultations.

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Join hundreds of women improving their writing skills in a supportive atmosphere.

Register for JWWS 2016

For the first time this year, Torah Anytime and JWWS present…

JWWS 2016 Digital Access

Videos of selected JWWS 2016 speaker sessions, from anywhere in the world and the convenience of your digital device.

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About JWWS

Our mission is to unite female writers worldwide, and help them learn the ropes of their craft. Including:

  • How to write well.
  • How to promote your work.
  • How to treat yourself like a professional.
  • How to connect with other female writers, to share strengths, skills, and spirit.

Find out more about our ongoing programs, such as the Educational Network offering small, group classes with individual attention, in conjunction with the Jerusalem Hub (a project of Temech).

Keep honing your writing skills all through the year

Get updates year-round about JWWS writing workshops and other educational opportunities.

Some of this year’s amazing speakers

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Chana Levitan
Best-selling author and international marriage expert.

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Sherri Mandell
Author and founder of the Koby Mandell Foundation.

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Yael Mermelstein
Award-winning author in both Israel and the USA.

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Shifra Devorah Witt

Writing coach, author and writing workshop leader.

Shoshana Schwartz
Multi-genre author and therapeutic horseback riding instructor.

Esther Heller
Editorial director of Menucha Publishers, author and writing coach.

See our full list of speakers

What people say:

Naomi Elbinger, former JWWS speaker:
“Consistent high quality… in a warm, heimish atmosphere. What fun it was.”

Read the rest of the review, 8 Favorite Quotes from the Jerusalem Writer’s Seminar.

Life is Like a Library, blogger and yearly JWWS attendee:
“An amazing job in every way… I met some of my favorite authors and “celebrities” of the Orthodox publishing world… A day that left me feeling more connected, more informed, and uplifted.”

Read the rest of the review, 2015 Jerusalem Women’s Writers’ Seminar.

Read more reviews from past attendees

Come along and bring a friend! Get your writing juices flowing.


Register for JWWS 2016

Jerusalem Women’s Writers Seminar

Shirat Yerushalayim Hall, 64 Kanfei Nesharim St., Givat Shaul, Jerusalem

Meet a Publisher or Editor

Book a meeting
with publishers of leading magazines and books
for one-to-one consultations.

See the complete list of Publishers and Editors



Writing inspiration
for where you are now
to where you want to be.


Register for JWWS 2016