Thank you for submitting a proposal for ATID's planned
volume of essays on "Issues and Challenges in Contemporary Torah
Education" (working title), to be co-published in English with Urim
If your proposal has been accepted, please bear in mind
any specific comments (sent under separate cover), as well as the
following guidelines, while preparing your manuscript:
- Manuscripts should be prepared in MS WORD 2000 (or compatible
- On the average, articles should run 20-25 pages (double-spaced).
- Please use Times New Roman font, 12 points.
- Name, address, telephone and e-mail of the author, along with a
biographical note, should appear on the top of the first page.
- Besides page numbers (which should be placed at the top of the
page) no "headers" or "footers" should be
- Your proposed title (or at least sub-title) should give a pretty
clear idea of what the article is about.
- Please preface an abstract of around 100 words (to be included in
the book), which should describe the main arguments and conclusions
of your article.
- Footnotes (not endnotes) should be used, and should conform to the
"Turabian" style guidelines-examples of which can be found
Titles of books should be italicized, never underlined.
- Citations of biblical or Talmudic passages should be included in
the text itself, surrounded by parentheses, and not in footnotes-e.g.,
(Shabbat 26b) or (Gen. 12:5). Abbreviations and standard references,
including those for biblical and rabbinic literature, should follow
the style of the Encyclopedia Judaica (Index, pp. 73-89).
- Transliteration from Hebrew should follow the "general"
(i.e., non-scientific) rules of the Encyclopedia Judaica (Index,
pp. 90-91), with the exception that צ (tzadee) should
be tz. Hebrew should appear in transliteration-both in the
text and footnotes. In general, extended quotes should be cited in
English only (set off and indented from the text). For matters of
great necessity, Hebrew text can be quoted, if followed by English
- Articles must be received in Jerusalem no later than May 1,
2002, and should be submitted electronically by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed on disk. A
hard copy must also be mailed to: ATID, 9 HaNassi St., Jerusalem
Contingent upon editorial review of your final draft, we
look forward to having your article in the volume. Revisions, if
required, will have to be completed on a short deadline, so we request
and recommend that you submit your paper as far in advance of the May 1st
deadline as possible, in order to allow adequate time for editing and
revisions. Copyright of published articles will rest with ATID. Authors
will receive 2 free copies, and will be entitled to a significant
discount on purchases of other copies from Urim Publications.
For more information please do not hesitate to contact
Jeffrey Saks at email@example.com or at
+972-2-567-1719. For more about ATID's full range of activities, please
visit us at www.atid.org.