Tech-Tav's Flare User Group Meeting
Sep
11
3:00pm 3:00pm

Tech-Tav's Flare User Group Meeting

Tech-Tav Documentation invites all MadCap Flare users in Israel to the upcoming Flare user group meeting. Many thanks to Sapiens for hosting and for sponsoring the refreshments.

Advance registration is required at http://sable.madmimi.com/c/36454?id=3642.359.1.934e476d1de50fa1a121eebae1ab5767

Date: Monday, September 11, 2017
Time: 15:00-18:00
Hosted by: Sapiens
Address: Holon
Cost: Free

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Daylong Creative Writing Seminar on Memoir with Ilana Blumberg
Nov
3
9:30am 9:30am

Daylong Creative Writing Seminar on Memoir with Ilana Blumberg

Nov 3: Seminar with award-winning writer & lecturer Ilana Blumberg

Writing Memoir: Place and Person

Who we are is shaped powerfully by where we are. Our homes and streets and neighborhoods, our childhood towns or cities, are more than just the "setting"; they make some lives and life choices possible, and others impossible. 

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Story Foundations: Creative Writing Workshop for Prose Writers
Nov
1
to Dec 20

Story Foundations: Creative Writing Workshop for Prose Writers

ove your story from your imagination onto the page. 
Learn how manage the creator and editor sides of your brain. 
Break through “writer’s block".


Engage your senses and push your story through from beginning to end in creative writing workshops with fiction writer, Nadia Jacobson, and hybrid and creative non-fiction writer, Batnadiv HaKarmi. In each of the workshops, participants will hone specific skills through in-class writing prompts and submit pieces for in-depth feedback. 

This 8-week series will focus on: 
Dialogue & embodiment, handling a cast of characters. setting, and story arc (4 sessions)
Time, pace, rhythm, motifs & themes, and switching from writing to editing (4 sessions)
 
This workshop is appropriate for people who have writing experience. 

http://www.writespacejerusalem.com/story-foundations.html

[Owing to popular demand, the same course will run on Monday mornings].

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Manuscript in Focus: Creative Writing Workshop
Oct
31
to Dec 19

Manuscript in Focus: Creative Writing Workshop

Have you just completed the first draft of a work of fiction or creative nonfiction?

Are you feeling stuck completing your manuscript? 

Join an 8-week intensive with writers and editors Batnadiv HaKarmi & Nadia Jacobson to:

  • Re-“vision” your narrative
  • Learn to know and trust your creative process
  • Discover and strengthen your central themes
  • Give and receive in-depth constructive feedback on your writing
  • Engage in experimental weekly writing exercises to fine-tune your style 

Participants will acquire advanced writing skills through a study of a variety of literary models and in-class writing prompts. They will submit excerpts of their work in progress for critique. 

For teacher bios, more details & online registration: 
http://www.writespacejerusalem.com/manuscript-in-focus.html

Dates: Mondays, 13:00-15:00, Oct 31-Dec 19 (incl.)
Cost: 800 NIS (8 sessions)
Location: PICO Jerusalem, Talpiyot, Jerusalem

 

 

 

 

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Story Foundations: Creative Writing Workshop for Prose Writers
Oct
31
to Dec 19

Story Foundations: Creative Writing Workshop for Prose Writers

ove your story from your imagination onto the page. 
Learn how manage the creator and editor sides of your brain. 
Break through “writer’s block".


Engage your senses and push your story through from beginning to end in creative writing workshops with fiction writer, Nadia Jacobson, and hybrid and creative non-fiction writer, Batnadiv HaKarmi. In each of the workshops, participants will hone specific skills through in-class writing prompts and submit pieces for in-depth feedback. 

This 8-week series will focus on: 
Dialogue & embodiment, handling a cast of characters. setting, and story arc (4 sessions)
Time, pace, rhythm, motifs & themes, and switching from writing to editing (4 sessions)
 
This workshop is appropriate for people who have writing experience. 

http://www.writespacejerusalem.com/story-foundations.html

[Owing to popular demand, the same course will run on Tuesday evenings].

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Sep
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

Tech-Tav's Flare User Group Meeting

  • 2 Hanegev Street Airport City Israel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tech-Tav Documentation invites all MadCap Flare users in Israel to the upcoming Flare user group meeting. Many thanks to AT&T Interwise for hosting and for sponsoring the refreshments.

Advance registration is required at http://goo.gl/forms/HMIi8cbj9XQzrEcj1

Date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Time: 15:00-18:00
Hosted by: AT&T Interwise
Address: 2 Hanegev Street, Airport City
Cost: Free

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Jun
23
9:30am 9:30am

Daylong Creative Writing Seminar with Ilana Blumberg on Memoir

How We Came To Be Ourselves: Writing Autobiography

Whenever we write autobiographically, we are writing from the moment in which we find ourselves. How can we both recapture the perspective of our past selves and be true to our current self's insights? 

his seminar will consider how we write in the present about the dramatic and not-so-dramatic moments that have brought us to this day, evoking the past vividly while balancing it with our current knowledge of ourselves and the world in which we live. 


Readings will be sent out two weeks in advance of the seminar.

Ilana Blumberg is the incoming director of the Shaindy Rudoff Program in Creative Writing at Bar Ilan University where she teaches creative nonfiction. She is the author of Houses of Study: a Jewish Woman among Books (U Nebraska Press, 2007; Bison Books, 2009), winner of the 2007 Sami Rohr Choice Award and finalist for both the National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies and the Moment Magazine Award for Emerging Writers. She is the author of the scholarly monograph Victorian Sacrifice: Ethics and Economics in Mid-Century Novels (Ohio State UP, 2015) and has published widely on Victorian literature. Ilana won teaching awards from the University of Pennsylvania and Michigan State University before joining the English Department of Bar Ilan University in 2014. She lives in Jerusalem with her family.

More details & sign up: http://www.writespacejerusalem.com/writing-autobiography-with-ilana-blumberg.html
Location: Talbiya, Jerusalem
Cost: 400 NIS

 

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Jun
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

A Tel Aviv roundtable meeting of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will be held at offices of the AACI, 94 Allenby Street (where tea and instant coffee are available), Sunday 19 June, 2016. The attendance fee is 25 shekels. 

If you wish to read, please bring eight or ten copies of one or two original English-language poems and be prepared for friendly and constructive criticism. It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.

At 94 Allenby Street, make your way between the open stairwell and the right-hand wall to entrance A, and once inside, take the elevator/lift to the mezzanine floor, which is numbered "0" and which houses the AACI offices.  (See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153819268859566&set=gm.10153783973680155&type=3&theater  )     

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Jun
14
7:30pm 7:30pm

Finding the Fun in Nonfiction: How To Write for the Educational Market

Judy Dick (Senior Editor, Scholastic) is visiting from NY and is pairing with Debbie Herman (children's author) to teach how to write and pitch your work to the educational market.

Is your inner child a 7-year-old who loves nature, the slimier the better? A 10-year-old who wants to build a rocket and go to space? Or maybe it's a 12-year-old who dreams about hurtling through history, hobnobbing with ancient Romans? If you have a passion for nonfiction and a knack for engaging kids in the driest of topics, consider writing for educational publishing.

From trade books to magazine articles, activity books to video scripts, educational publishers need informative and engaging content for an ever-growing and changing array of products. Whether you are a teacher, journalist, fiction writer, or game programmer there is a place for your talents. In this seminar, you will learn about the multiple platforms on which educational content is featured today and how you can contribute. Writing for educational media requires an eye for spotting the fun in the facts. Discover ways to spark kids' interest in the world of nonfiction. Then get your feet wet and try it yourself (bring pen & paper or tablet, etc.).
 
Topics will include:

  • Strategies for making nonfiction fun
  • Boiling down high-level concepts for students of all ages
  • Exploring print & digital opportunities in the nonfiction market
  • Pitching product ideas
  • Creating special features, such as timelines, sidebars, and maps
  • Integrating visuals   
  • Writing teacher materials, including lesson plans and skill sheets

BIOS:
As an author, illustrator, educator, and editor, Judy Dick wears many hats. Judy is currently a Senior Editor at Scholastic Classroom Magazines, where she works on geography and news magazines for kids. Other projects that she has worked on for Scholastic include The Holocaust Reader and Core Clicks, a digital reading program. She is also the author of the Building Jewish Identity series (Behrman House), a set of interactive textbooks students for elementary school students. Judy has degree in Illustration and an Ed.M in the Teaching of Social Studies. To relax, she has been creating art for adult coloring books. Her latest one will be released this fall.  

Debbie Herman is the author of Carla's SandwichFrom Pie Town to Yum Yum, and other books for children. She has worked for McGraw-Hill Education in the Science, Reading, and Social Studies departments, and does freelance writing for educational companies such as Scholastic and Evan-Moor. Debbie has created a wide variety of materials, from books and magazine articles to video scripts. She is currently a content writer/editor at Edusoft, an English Language Learning company. Debbie has an MA in Education/Learning Disabilities.

Location: PICO Jerusalem, Talpiyot
Cost: 150 NIS (in advance), 180 NIS (on the door)
Sign up: http://www.writespacejerusalem.com/finding-the-fun-in-nonfiction-with-judy-dick--debbie-herman.html

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May
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

A Tel Aviv roundtable meeting of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will be held at offices of the AACI, 94 Allenby Street (where tea and instant coffee are available), Sunday 22 May, 2016. The attendance fee is 25 shekels. 

If you wish to read, please bring eight or ten copies of one or two original English-language poems and be prepared for friendly and constructive criticism. It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.

At 94 Allenby Street, make your way between the open stairwell and the right-hand wall to entrance A, and once inside, take the elevator/lift to the mezzanine floor, which is numbered "0" and which houses the AACI offices.  (See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153819268859566&set=gm.10153783973680155&type=3&theater  )     

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Playing Around: How To Approach Writing a Play with Visiting Playwright, Director & Dramaturge Rachel Creeger
May
15
9:30am 9:30am

Playing Around: How To Approach Writing a Play with Visiting Playwright, Director & Dramaturge Rachel Creeger

In this seminar, we will look at some ideas for structure and form that can work for beginners to experienced writers."

opics will include:

  • Developing characters with their own distinct voices
  • Use and inclusion of stage directions 
  • Are the setting, props and costumes important? 
  • Incorporating music
  • Editing and rewriting
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Script & Story Surgery with Visiting Playwright, Director & Dramaturge Rachel Creeger
May
9
9:30am 9:30am

Script & Story Surgery with Visiting Playwright, Director & Dramaturge Rachel Creeger

Do you have a scene or storyline that you are working on? Is there a story, fiction or nonfiction, that you think might work as a performance? Is there a section or concept that isn’t where you want it to be?

ring the story you're excited about or the idea that seems stuck and let’s propel it onwards together in a script and story surgery. This workshop is open to writers and those willing to receive feedback!

www.writespacejerusalem.com

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Finding the Funny: How to Write Comedy
May
8
9:30am 9:30am

Finding the Funny: How to Write Comedy

Develop your writing skills with visiting British playwright, director & dramaturge Rachel Creeger, who is leading 3 different seminars through WriteSpace Jerusalem, on May 8, 9 & 15. 

May 8: Finding the Funny: How to Write Comedy
May 9: Script & Story Surgery
May 15: Playing Around: How To Approach Writing a Play

Website: www.writespacejerusalem.com

 

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Apr
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

A Tel Aviv roundtable meeting of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will be held at offices of the AACI, 94 Allenby Street (where tea and instant coffee are available), Sunday 17 April, 2016. The attendance fee is 25 shekels. 

If you wish to read, please bring eight or ten copies of one or two original English-language poems and be prepared for friendly and constructive criticism. It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.

At 94 Allenby Street, make your way between the open stairwell and the right-hand wall to entrance A, and once inside, take the elevator/lift to the mezzanine floor, which is numbered "0" and which houses the AACI offices.  (See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153819268859566&set=gm.10153783973680155&type=3&theater  )     

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Apr
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

WriteSpace Jerusalem's official launch - free event

Come meet fellow writers at the launch and flex your writing muscles with guided prompts.Find out more about WriteSpace Jerusalem and meet a selection of our instructors: Jane Medved (poetry), Gila Green (flash fiction), Mitch Ginsburg (literary translation), Anna Levine (young adult & children), Sheffi Raiskin (bibliotherapy), Batnadiv Hakarmi-Weinberg (creative nonfiction), and Nadia Jacobson (fiction).

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Mar
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

A Tel Aviv roundtable meeting of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will be held at offices of the AACI, 94 Allenby Street (where tea and instant coffee are available), Sunday 20 March, 2016. The attendance fee is 25 shekels. 

If you wish to read, please bring eight or ten copies of one or two original English-language poems and be prepared for friendly and constructive criticism. It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.

At 94 Allenby Street, make your way between the open stairwell and the right-hand wall to entrance A, and once inside, take the elevator/lift to the mezzanine floor, which is numbered "0" and which houses the AACI offices.  (See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153819268859566&set=gm.10153783973680155&type=3&theater  )     

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Mar
2
to May 31

A calm inside a storm - submit articles to the 25th issue of arc (IAWE) journal

The Israel Association of Writers in English (IAWE) has begun accepting submissions for the 25th issue of arc, its annual literary journal. Publication is targeted for the coming of winter. This is a great opportunity to increase name recognition!

The theme for arc 25 is A calm inside a storm. The theme may be embodied in any way.

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Feb
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English - Tel Aviv

 

The Tel Aviv roundtable meetings of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English are moving to the offices of the AACI, 94 Allenby Street (where tea and instant coffee are available). The attendance fee will be edging up to 25 shekels. Next meeting is February 21, 7.30 pm.

If you wish to read, please bring eight or ten copies of one or two original English-language poems and be prepared for friendly and constructive criticism. It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.

At 94 Allenby Street, make your way between the open stairwell and the right-hand wall to entrance A, and once inside, take the elevator/lift to the mezzanine floor, which is numbered "0" and which houses the AACI offices.  (See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153819268859566&set=gm.10153783973680155&type=3&theater        

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Feb
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

COandPI meeting (Copyeditors and Proofreaders in Israel)

Important: Due to the weather, this meeting is postponed - new date not set yet!

For the first hour or so we will talk about what is expected of an editor
and how to convey to clients what we can, can't and won't do. Following that
discussion, Ariel Zauer, an expert in Word, will teach us about styles, page
numbering and setting up a Table of Contents. Please bring laptops.

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Jan
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English

The Tel Aviv branch of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English has its January meeting scheduled for Sunday the 24th, 7:30 pm, at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St.).  At the meeting, each poet may read one or two original poems for the group to hear and discuss. It's best to bring at least half a dozen copies of each poem.  New participants and just-listeners are welcome.  Admission is 20 shekels.

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Oct
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

The Tel Aviv branch of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English has its October meeting scheduled for Sunday the 18th, 7:30 pm, at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St.).  At the meeting, each poet may read one or two original poems for the group to hear and discuss. It's best to bring at least half a dozen copies of each poem.  New participants and just-listeners are welcome.  Admission is 20 shekels.

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Sep
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

Event in Haifa for creating joint Israeli-Palestinian startups

  • Exact location will be sent after registeration Haifa Israel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Smart-X technology accelerator will hold a matchmaking event and workshop in Haifa for startups / entrepreneurs from both sides of the Green-Line come together to meet, discover, form teams & learn about Smart-X Acceleration and funding opportunities.

Registration is required using the registration form  * CODE: 92713 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smart-x-haifa-startup-team-matchmaking-competitive-funding-workshop-mm3-tickets-18323537193

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Jun
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)


The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will meet at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St. in Tel Aviv) to read and discuss original poetry, Sunday 21 June 2015, at 7:30 pm.  Admission is 20 shekels.  Usually the meeting is in the Music Room; ask at the office. If you're interested in reading, please bring one or two original poems in ten copies each.  Just-listeners are also welcome.  For further details, contact Mark at nosnivel@netvision.net.il .

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May
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will meet at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St. in Tel Aviv) to read and discuss original poetry, Sunday 17 May 2015, at 7:30 pm.  Admission is 20 shekels.  Usually the meeting is in the Music Room; ask at the office. If you're interested in reading, please bring one or two original poems in ten copies each.  Just-listeners are also welcome.  For further details, contact Mark at nosnivel@netvision.net.il .

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Apr
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will meet at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St. in Tel Aviv) to read and discuss original poetry, Sunday 19 April 2015, at 7:30 pm.  Admission is 20 shekels.  Usually the meeting is in the Music Room; ask at the office. If you're interested in reading, please bring one or two original poems in ten copies each.  Just-listeners are also welcome.  For further details, contact Mark at nosnivel@netvision.net.il .

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Mar
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

  • 19 Shenkin St Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District Israel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS


The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will meet at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St. in Tel Aviv) to read and discuss original poetry, Sunday 22 March 2015, at 7:30 pm.  Admission is 20 shekels.  Usually the meeting is in the Music Room; ask at the office. If you're interested in reading, please bring one or two original poems in ten copies each.  Just-listeners are also welcome.  For further details, contact Mark at nosnivel@netvision.net.il

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Mar
3
4:00pm 4:00pm

Leveraging Cloud Technologies to Increase Tech Writing Agility and Productivity

Presentation in English on how the “cloud” is already reshaping work environments and processes around the world, and the rate of “cloudization” is set to increase dramatically over the next few years. Eran Kolber will explain how Technical Documentation professionals can take advantage of this trend.

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Feb
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Israel Group of Poets in English (Tel Aviv)

  • 19 Shenkin St Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District Israel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS


The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English will meet at Beit Tami (behind the park at what would be 19 Sheinkin St. in Tel Aviv) to read and discuss original poetry, Sunday 15 February 2015, at 7:30 pm.  Admission is 20 shekels.  Usually the meeting is in the Music Room; ask at the office. If you're interested in reading, please bring one or two original poems in ten copies each.  Just-listeners are also welcome.  For further details, contact Mark at nosnivel@netvision.net.il .

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