Call for Mitzvah Story Submissions

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Call for Submissions. GBLTQ, immigration, special needs, interracial, interfaith, & progressive gender roles are gaps in coverage for our next juried volume of creative short stories which incorporate mitzvot. Reclaiming Judaism Press seeks previously unpublished tales with characters whose lives or relationships include at least one of the above attributes. Our jury has already selected many excellent tales written for family audiences from those submitted by a wide array of highly talented authors. It is our mission of full inclusion within a context of respectful Jewish pluralism that holds us back on announcing winners at this time. Please share this request and be in touch via for guidelines, the extended deadline, example stories and a list of the mitzvot remaining to be covered. We want your youth and family readers to be able to find themselves in the pages of our Jewish stories. Thank you! Drawn from our award-winning decks of Mitzvah Cards here's an example of the kinds of relational mitzvot that lend themselves to being storified: