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  • Five authors named finalist for Sami Rohr Prize

    February 28, 2013 | 8:44 am

    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...

  • Jewish Book Council names Sami Rohr Prize finalists

    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.

    The finalists...

  • Briefs

    April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Kollek a British Spy?
    The late Teddy Kollek reportedly spied for Britain against the hard-line Jewish underground in British Mandate Palestine. Citing declassified documents, the Israeli newspaper, Yediot Achronot, reported last week that Kollek, who is best remembered as Jerusalem's...