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Ann Koffsky 
New York

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Ann D. Koffsky is the author and illustrator of more than thirty Jewish books for children, including her most recent, Kayla and Kugel’s Happy Hanukkah (Apples and Honey Press) and Yitzy Aims High (Menucha Publishers). She is an editor anbd art director at Behrman House Publishers. Several of her books have been PJ Library selections, and her book Noah’s Swimathon received a notable designation from the Sydney Taylor book awards.


Primary location: New York

Subjects of expertise/Sample speaking topics:

Hands-on classes in papercutting painting, etc.



• Please Put the Women Back in the Picture: An Artist’s View A discussion about the policy of women being excluded from images in the Orthodox world, and the visual ramifications of that decision.

• What Happened When the Trolls came for Me


More than 30 published books, including the Kayla and Kugel series, Noah's Swim-a-thon, and Sara Builds a School.

Target Audience:

I have taught all members of the community in all combinations.

Sample class: 

Please Put The Women Back In

Sample teaching video:

Ann Koffsky teaching clips

Speaking fees:

Available upon request.

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