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Tag: Jewish Book Council
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Five authors from three countries were named the finalists for the 2013 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
The Jewish Book Council on Wednesday announced the nominees for their works of Jewish fiction.
The nominees are Shani Boianjiu, for "The People Of Forever Are Not...
January 26, 2012 | 10:24 am
The Jewish Book Council announced its five finalists for the 2012 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
The $100,000 prize, presented annually since 2007, is awarded to fiction and non-fiction writers in alternating years, with this year’s focus on non-fiction.
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Nobody remembers whether the Torah has ever won a book award before. This year's National Jewish Book Award for general nonfiction goes to "Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary," edited by David Lieber and Jules Harlow (Jewish Publication Society, 2001).
Ten years in the making, "Etz...