Yitta Halberstam

  • Co-Author of the Bestselling Series Small Miracles, With Two Million Copies in Print

Yitta Halberstam, co-author of the bestselling Small Miracles series with two million copies in print, is the daughter of a Chassidic Rabbi and scion of a famous Chassidic dynasty that traces its roots back to King David. Small Miracles has been the subject of hundreds of radio and television shows, including Oprah, Leeza, Good Day New York, Good Morning Atlanta and PBS’ Evening Edition.

 
  

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“It is always a treat and a highlight to have Yitta Halberstam, author of the Small Miracles series, address our groups. Ms. Halberstam is a master at warming hearts with her magnificent stories of coincidence. Her eloquent and passionate delivery leaves the audience longing for more Small Miracles.”

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Yitta Halberstam
  • Jewish Book Council
  • Joseph Gann Campus for Living Judaism
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • EMUNAH of America
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Only That Day Dawns to Which We Are Awake

Spirituality in Everyday Life ...

Spirituality in Everyday Life

The Boomerang Effect! Or the Power of Good Deeds

What Goes Around Comes Around ...

What Goes Around Comes Around

How to Achieve Your Dreams

Bliss for Women of Any Age ...

Bliss for Women of Any Age

Small Miracles of the Holocaust

True, extraordinary and inspiring stories from the rubble of the Holocaust, testifying to Man’s goodness and G-d’s presence during the darkest of times. ...

True, extraordinary and inspiring stories from the rubble of the Holocaust, testifying to Man’s goodness and G-d’s presence during the darkest of times.

Great Love Stories of the Holocaust

Even in the darkest times, love flickered in the flames. True, extraordinary stories about great love affairs during and immediately after the Holocaust, with some psychological perspective on love that flourishes under fire. ...

Even in the darkest times, love flickered in the flames. True, extraordinary stories about great love affairs during and immediately after the Holocaust, with some psychological perspective on love that flourishes under fire.

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Biography

Yitta Halberstam, best-selling co-author of the Small Miracles series, is the daughter of a Chassidic Rabbi and scion of a famous Chassidic dynasty that traces its roots back to King David. She pursued graduate studies in American Literature at New York University and taught Literature of the Holocaust at Baruch College. She has also worked as a newspaper reporter, writer for Seventeen Magazine, public relations director, press aide and high school teacher. Published since the age of nine, Yitta’s work has appeared in more than 50 Anglo/Jewish publications and secular magazines such as Parade, Money, Working Woman, and New York. She is also the author of Holy Brother: Enchanted Tales and Inspiring Tales about Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and Changing Course: Women's Inspiring Stories of Menopause, Midlife, and Moving Forward.

There are currently more than 2 million copies of the Small Miracles series in print. It has been translated into 14 languages, including Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, and Hebrew. The first volume in the series: “Small Miracles: Extraordinary Coincidences from Everyday Life” was a national bestseller, appearing on The New York Times bestseller list (advice/how to); USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Cincinnati Inquirer, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and the Religion Bestseller Chart of Publishers Weekly. Currently there are eight books in the Small Miracles series: Small Miracles, Small Miracles II, Small Miracles of Love and Friendship, Small Miracles for Women, Small Miracles for the Jewish Heart, Small Miracles for Families, Small Miracles of the Holocaust, and most recently, Small Miracles from Beyond. Articles about Small Miracles and the authors have appeared in People Magazine, The New York Times, Newsday, The Jewish Week and many others. Small Miracles has been the subject of hundreds of radio and television shows, including “Oprah”, “Leeza”, “Good Day New York”, “Good Morning Atlanta” and “PBS’ Evening Edition.”

Named by Jewsweek.com as one of the "fifty most influential Jews in America," Yitta has toured extensively in the United States over the last four years, speaking to both Jewish and non-Jewish groups alike, including: The National Convention of the Council of Federations and Welfare Funds; Kaiser-Permanente affiliated hospitals; United Jewish Appeal Lions of Judah chapters; Federation “Pomegranate” luncheons; Hadassah chapters, EMUNAH of America chapters, HOTELS, dozens of Jewish book fairs, and hundreds of temples, synagogues, bookstores, and women’s groups.