About the Blogger
Esther D. Kustanowitz is a freelance writer, editor and consultant whose areas of expertise include dating and relationships, Jewish life and innovation, cultivating online relationships and pop culture. She also blogs at MyUrbanKvetch and Beliefnet’s Idol Chatter.
Esther wrote “First Person Singular,” a singles column that appeared biweekly in the New York Jewish Week, from 2004-2008. She also wrote “Sole Searching,” a monthly column on Jewish spirituality for GenerationJ.com, a webzine for Jews in their 20s and 30s. She also served as senior editor of PresenTense Magazine from February 2006-June 2008. Her articles have also appeared in PresenTense, Contact, The Reporter, World Jewish Digest, Lilith Magazine, J: The Jewish Bulletin of Northern California, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, JTS Magazine, The Jewish Week and United Synagogue Review, and in several webzines, including JBooks.com, MzVibe.com, and Jewznewz.com.
She has been quoted as a dating-issues and pop culture expert for articles on MSN’s Dating and Relationships page, as well as in The Week, Salon, NYMetro and Ad Age, and has recently emerged as one of the up-and-coming voices in the world of Jewish blogging. She is currently working on a quasi-memoir about being Jewish and single.
Esther is available for television, radio, internet and print interviews, talk show appearances and guest hosting spots on “The View,” starring or supporting sitcom roles, writing jobs and speaking engagements, or to hang out with Tina Fey as her Judaic comedy consultant. To see some videos of and by Esther, check out her YouTube channel.
For more information, contact jdatersanonymous at gmail dot com.