Wednesday, December 19, 2018


The Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative

Magazine’s Daniel Pearl Journalism Investigative Initiative Announces New Funding Initiative to Expose Anti-Semitism
Moment Magazine’s Daniel Pearl Investigative Initiative, with the support of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of a fellowship to support reporters pursuing investigative stories that address anti-Semitism, anti-Israel and other prejudices that threaten Jewish rights to dignity and self-determination.
“Only a few years ago it seemed as if anti-Semitism was on the wane but it’s undeniable that the Pandora’s Box of anti-Jewish and anti-Israel sentiment is now wide open both in the U.S. and much of the world,” says Moment‘s editor and publisher Nadine Epstein. “It’s part of Moment‘s position to expose this, and we are proud to do so in memory of Danny Pearl’s legacy.”
One grantee will be awarded $10,000 USD. Applicants will need to make the case for how their proposal addresses problems of anti-Semitism or anti-Israel prejudice in a new way or concentrates on an under-reported aspect of this issue.
Seasoned reporters with experience in longform journalism and investigative background are invited to submit a story proposal of no more than 800 words and a resume to attn: DPIJI by December 20, 2016. Please send all applications and questions to

The DPIJI is designed to encourage young journalists to write in-depth stories about a modern manifestation of anti-Semitism or another deeply ingrained prejudice. This year’s proposal deadline has been extended to May 15, 2017.

Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest

Founded in 2000, the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest was created to provide recognition to writers of Jewish short fiction. The deadline for the upcoming contest is January 15, 2018. See Guidelines for Submission for more information.

Moment Magazine Cartoon Caption Contest

The cartoons in our popular cartoon contest are drawn by The New Yorker’s Ben Schwartz. Click here to share your caption and vote for winners.

Moment’s Travel Program

Moment launched its travel program with a 40th anniversary trip to Poland in June 2015.  Moment’s next trip in January 2016 was an exploration of Cuba past and present and its Jewish community.

In January 2017 Moment is planning a second trip to Cuba, and in May 2017 we will be exploring Jewish India. For information about the upcoming trips email


We invite young readers to write book reviews. We’ve selected a list of books for you to choose from. Pick one or more that you enjoy or find intriguing and tell us why! This year’s deadline has just passed. This year’s deadline is February 16, 2016. Anyone ages 9-13 is eligible.
Please click here to see contest rules. Click here to download the flyer.

The Moment Magazine Emerging  Writer Awards

The Moment Magazine Emerging Writer Awards were founded in 2004. Their mission is to seek out talented writers who have published at least one book and whose books confront themes that are of interest to millions of Jewish readers.

Win Moment For Your Congregation Contest

Calling all rabbis! Win a one-year subscription to Moment for every household in your congregation by telling us why you like Moment and what you will do with it. Click here for more information.

The Elephant in the Room

A previous contest and discussion about some of the important issues facing modern Judaism.