Shimon Apisdorf is an award-winning author and a pioneer in jewish outreach publishing. He is the founder of Leviathan Press, co-founder of the Jewish Literacy Foundation, and the author of eleven books. Two of his books, the Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit and Chanukah: Eight Nights of Light, Eight Gifts for the Soul received the Benjamin Franklin Award. He is currently writing and serving as a consultant on a broad range of Jewish initiatives. He is regularly sought after for guidance in the launching and marketing of projects and products targeting the jewish marketplace.