Thursday, December 13, 2007
2008 Sami Rohr Prize finalists
"The Jewish Book Council, administrator of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, has announced the selection of five finalists for the prestigious Sami Rohr Prize. This year, the prize of $100,000 will be awarded to a writer of non-fiction. This is the largest prize of its kind in the Jewish literary world, and one of the largest literary prizes worldwide. In 2006, in celebration of Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children and grandchildren inaugurated the Sami Rohr Prize to honor his lifelong love of Jewish literature"