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Seraphic Radio Interview

Silent film star Colleen Moore does a radio show with an American soldier. If you’d like to listen to my conversation with talk show host Judean Eve, broadcast on Israel National Radio, Arutz Sheva, here’s the link. I had to get up at 5am in order to daven, eat some breakfast, and guzzle a pot […]

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Judean Eve to Interview Seraphic Secret on Arutz 7 Radio

Yours truly with Judean Eve. I’m going to be a guest tomorrow morning, 6 am, Pacific Time, on Judean Eve’s radio show broadcast through Israel’s National Radio, Arutz Sheva. You can listen live through Or you can get some much needed sleep. You better believe that I’ll be slurping coffee during the entire conversation. […]

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Seraphic Secret Radio Roundtable

Soccer Dad has asked yours truly to take part in a bloggers round table on Sunday morning 9:30 EST. Which for me will be, oh my gosh, 6:30 in the morning. What was I thinking? The Show is called Shalom USA. I’ll be sharing a microphone with my blog buddy Omri Ceren of Mere Rhetoric […]

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Robert & Karen: Together Again

Yesterday, I made a personal appearance at the Memorial Library here in Los Angeles. Some of my readers have written and asked how it went. Here’s a brief recap: A few hours before leaving Karen turns to me and says: “What are you going to talk about?” I shrug: “I dunno, something like: My Path […]

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Seraphic Secret Personal Appearance

You are cordially invited as The Memorial Libraryproudly presents an evening with Emmy Award Winning Screenwriter & ProducerRobert J. AvrechAuthor of numerous screenplays including: “A Stranger Among Us”“Within These Walls”“Body Double”“Brotherhood of Murder”“The Devil’s Arithmetic”“Max Q: Emergency Landing”“Into Thin Air: Death on Everest” “Running Delilah” “Scandal in a Small Town”“Dark Tower”“The Secret Life of Ian […]

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The Perfect Chanukah Gift

Just in time for Chanukah, Amit Magazine (Winter 2007) has just reviewed my novel The Hebrew Kid and The Apache Maiden. Subtle hint: my novel is the perfect Chanukah or Christmas gift. Anyway, enough with the hard-sell, here’s the review by Rena Hurwitz. This exciting historical novel tells the story of Ariel and his orthodox […]

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Ben Franklin Award

I have just learned that my novel, The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden has won the 2006 Ben Franklin Award for Best First Book, Fiction. I could not attend the ceremony but I understand that PMA executive, Howard Fisher made a lovely speech on my behalf in which he told the audience about Ariel […]

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LA Librarians & Me

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to make a presentation of The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden to a group of Los Angeles librarians, mostly Young Adult librarians, at the main branch in downtown Los Angeles. Librarians are some of my favorite people in the world. Growing up in Brooklyn, I remember Mr. Birnbaum the […]

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Hebrew Kid & Ben Franklin

The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden, has beennamed as one of three finalists in the 2006 Benjamin Franklin Awardscompetition, in the following category: Best First Book, Fiction. Here is a complete list of the finalists in all the categories.

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Seraphic Replay

The weekend replay schedule for my radio interview is here:

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Seraphic Radio Interview

After my article, Help! I’m a Hollywood Republican, was published in The Jewish Press two weeks ago, I was besieged by dozens of phone calls, hundreds of e-mails and numerous requests for various interviews. Just a few days ago, I finally finished answering every single letter that was written to me in response to the […]

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Seraphic Child

I stand before a room full of children talking about my novel, The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden. Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy of Los Angeles is the grade school all our children attended; and so there is no shortage of emotion just being in the building where Ariel ZT”L, and the girls spent so […]

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Lozen Lives

Sunday: Karen and I are at the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles so I can read and sign my novel, The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden. At one point, Sylvia Lowe, the gracious librarian, tells me that there is someone who wants to meet me. I look across the room and spot the […]

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Sunday Signing

I have been invited by the Conference for Jewish Literature for Children to sign copies of my book this coming Sunday, February 20 at Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. It promises to be a thought provoking day featuring smart people from the publishing world in group and panel […]

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My Best Shot

Last night, I gave a lecture to the West Los Angeles Chapter of the National Rifle Association. I was nervous before the speech. I mean, if you bomb at the NRA, what are the consequences? But I gave it my best shot, and I was told that I did a bang-up job. (You can all […]

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Rappin’ with Lapin

I will be appearing as a guest on Rabbi Daniel Lapin’s radio show this coming Sunday evening, at 8PM Pacific Time. You can tune in and listen right on your computer. I had breakfast with Rabbi Lapin earlier this week and thoroughly enjoyed every minute with this brilliant, articulate Rav and social thinker. Here is […]

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Upcoming Seraphic Signings

On Sunday February 20, 2005 I will be signing my book at the Jewish Literature for Children Conference. Sinai Temple10400 Wilshire Blvd,. LACost: $75 before December 15 / $85 after the 15th (includes lunch and autograph dessert party) To register or for more information, contact Susan Dubin at (818) 886 – 6415 or e-mail Lisa […]

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From Dusk to Dust Cover

When the organizers of the Los Angeles Children’s Bookfest found out, three days before the festival, that The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden was available, they were so anxious to have the book present that they graciously shuffled schedules and made room for me to attend and sign my book. As I spoke with […]

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