Green Bean Books

JCBA Interviews

Interview with Eric Kimmel​, ​JCBA 22/23 judge

Eric A. Kimmel is the celebrated author of over 150 books for children. He is a five-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award and a proud holder of a scuba diving certificate.

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Interview with Michael Leventhal, JCBA 22/23 judge

Michael Leventhal is an author and the publisher of Greenhill Books and Green Bean Books.

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Interview with Yael Molchadsky, JCBA 22/23 judge

Yael Molchadsky is the director of the Children’s and YA department at Israel’s Kinneret-Zmora- Dvir publishing house. She is also a children’s author and a translator.

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Interview with Lawrence Schimel​, JCBA 22/23 judge

Lawrence Schimel is an award-winning author, writing in both Spanish and English, who has published over one hundred books in a wide range of genres. He is also a prolific literary translator.

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Interview with Sharon Spitz, winner of 2021 JCBA for illustrators

Sharon Spitz is an illustrator and a graphic designer based between Berlin and Haifa.

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