William Berlin
Emmy award winning television producer Bill Berlin is the senior producer and writer for Caucus New Jersey, a PBS public affairs series, and a host of Carpe Diem, a television show produced by Montclair State University, where Dr. Berlin has been a Professor of Political Science for the last 36 years. His writing has appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, and he has co-authored and edited numerous texts. Bill Berlin is also the author of: ON THE EDGE OF POLITICS: The Roots of Jewish Political Thought in America.

Susan Isakoff Berlin
Susan Isakoff Berlin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and educator. Ms. Berlin has taught at synagogue preschool programs, Jewish Community Centers, public schools and Rutgers University, as a Visiting Part-time Lecturer. Ms. Berlin has maintained a private psychoanalytic psychcotherapy practice in Highland Park, New Jersey for over 31 years, and has written numerous articles on parenting, stepparenting, divorce, aging and bereavement and loss, that have appeared in local newspapers, and The New York Times.

Susan and Bill Berlin have made several television appearances on both Caucus New Jersey: Families in Focus, and, One on One. The Berlins reside in Central New Jersey

Peter Welling
Peter J. Welling is the recipient of the Publisher’s Choice Award for Exemplary Non-Fiction, and his illustrations have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Welling is the author and illustrator of Pelican’ Darlene Halloween and the Great Chicago Fire; Andrew McGroundhog and His Shady Shadow; Shawn Hisser, the Last Snake in Ireland; Michael Le Souff© and the April Fool; Justin Potemkin and the 500-Mile Race; and Joe Van der Katt and the Great Picket Fence. Welling lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Authors at a Recent Book Signing

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    If you have any comments or questions about "The Kvetch Who Stole Hanukkah," please contact us at: [email protected]
  • About the Book

    The town of Oyville is aglow with blazing menorahs and bustling with the Hanukkah spirit. But as children spin dreidels and nosh on latkes, a grumpy kvetch plots to spread his gloom and steal the joy from the season. Does Mr. Kvetch succeed?

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  • Book Signings/ Readings


    SUNDAY-DECEMBER 4, 2011 1-4 PM
    Barnes and Noble Booksellers
    419 Menlo Park Mall,
    Edison, NJ 08837
    Wonderful turnout!!!

    SUNDAY-DECEMBER 11, 2011 11-4 PM
    Barnes and Noble Booksellers
    2134 Highway 35
    Holmdel, NJ 07730
    Lots of fun and exciting turnout!!!

    You can purchase "signed copies" of

    Trio Gifts - Judaica Art Gallery and Gifts
    246 Raritan Avenue
    Highland Park, NJ 08904
    Support your local merchants!!

    Happy Hanukkah 2011!! We very much enjoyed our signings and readings and send you all the very best!!

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