Editor in Chief
Susan Weidman Schneider is one of Lilith’s founding mothers and Editor-in-Chief since its launch. She has written about Jewish women’s philanthropy, the Jewish stake in abortion rights, and the persistence of gender stereotyping. She’s the author of Jewish and Female and Intermarriage: Living with Differences between Christians and Jews, and co-author of Head and Heart, about money in the lives of women.Naomi Danis photoManaging Editor
Naomi Danis compiles Lilith’s resource pages and translates from Hebrew to English in the magazine and elsewhere. She is the author of six children’s books, Walk With MeSplish-SplashIt’s Tot Shabbat,  I Hate Everyone , While Grandpa Naps and most recently, My Best Friend, Sometimes. Click here for her whole-wheat chocolate-chip cookie recipe, a favorite food in the Lilith office.

Fiction Editor

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the award-winning author of the seven novels and twenty-six books for children. She is also the editor of two essay collections and her short fiction, essays and articles have appeared in numerous national and literary magazines.  Visit her at or

Joan Roth has had her work featured in publications throughout the world and exhibited in major galleries everywhere. Author of Jewish Women: A World of Tradition and Change, she lives in New York City.

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Sarah Seltzer
 manages Lilith’s digital presence and writes and edits for the magazine. The former editor of Kveller and Deputy Editor of Flavorwire, she is a widely published journalist, essayist, and book critic. She also writes fiction. <

Communications and Events
Rebecca Katz is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist, creative facilitator, and educator. You can currently see her comics and illustrations on instagram (@katzcomics and published in Lilith magazine.

Editorial Assistant
Arielle Silver-Willner
is Lilith’s Editorial Assistant (and a former intern), as well as a frequent contributor to the Lilith blog and magazine. She also works part-time in childcare.

Poetry Editor
Alicia Ostriker is a poet and critic. Her new collection, The Volcano and After: Selected and New Poems, 2002-2019, will be out in 2020.

Book Review Editor
Ilana Kurshan is the author of If All the Seas Were Ink, a memoir of Talmud study published by St. Martin’s Press. She works as a translator and editor in Jerusalem.

Art Director
Lindsay Barnett
has a degree in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Born and raised in Brooklyn, she has worked as a designer for a variety of clients ranging from Coach, to the JDC, to the theater company Naked Angels.

Yosh Schulman is this site’s official webmaster.

Contributing Editors
Alice Sparberg Alexiou, Sarah Blustain, Nina Beth Cardin, Elaine S. Cohen, Sue Levi Elwell, Reena Sigman Friedman, Blu Greenberg, Judith Hauptman, Sonia Isard, Francine Klagsbrun, Rachel Kranson, Harriet Lerner, Anne Lapidus Lerner, Audrey Friedman Marcus, Alana Newhouse, Shana Penn, Judith Plaskow, Nessa Rapoport, Danya Ruttenberg, Sandy E. Sasso, Susan Schnur, Amy Stone, Melanie Weiss

Board of Directors

Eve Coulson

Barbara Dobkin

Deborah Fuller

Heidi Gralla

Yvette Gralla

Michal Hart Hillman

Natalie Pelavin

Marci Rosenberg

Susan Weidman Schneider