HONORING EXCELLENCE

NURTURING TALENT

CREATING A COMMUNITY FOR JEWISH LITERATURE

 
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2021 WINNER

Sami Rohr Inspiration Award for Fiction

Watch Award Ceremony

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DOUBLEDAY

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W.W. NORTON & COMPANY

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W.W. NORTON & COMPANY

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HARPER

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HARPER

"Make your bookshelves
your companions" 

-Judah Ibn Tibbon-

 

SAMI ROHR PRIZE FOR JEWISH LITERATURE

INAUGURATED IN 2007 BY THE ROHR FAMILY

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The Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature honors the legacy of Sami Rohr z”l, who enjoyed a lifelong love of Jewish learning and great books.

As the premier award of its kind, the annual prize recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the examination and transmission of the Jewish experience. The $100,000 prize is presented to an emerging writer who demonstrates the potential for continued contribution to the world of Jewish literature.

Finalists and winners of monetary prizes become Fellows in the Sami Rohr Jewish Literary Institute. Past winners have acknowledged the impact of the Prize on their careers and professional pursuits.

 

AROUND THE WORLD WITH SRP

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GAL BECKERMAN

New senior editor for Books
The Atlantic

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MATTI FRIEDMAN

Cover story for
Smithsonian Magazine

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ADAM KIRSCH

Now available in paperback

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JAMES LOEFFLER

"Charlottesville Was Only a Preview"  The Atlantic

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JEREMY DAUBER

Zam! Bam! Swoosh!
American comics and graphic literature

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REBECCA GOLDSTEIN

Videobook on philosophy
and so much more

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AVIYA KUSHNER
Received an NEA grant for
translation of Yudit Shahar poetry

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STUART NADLER

Bennington Writers Readers
January 6 at 7 PM

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DANIEL TORDAY 

Master class on
Sentence writing

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MARNI DAVIS

L'Chaim!
Re-reading
Jews and Booze 
as reviewed in
JRB 

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YOSSI KLEIN HALEVI

In Conversation with Hillel Halkin on A Complicated Jew Beit Avi Chai

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LISA MOSES LEFF AND SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN Looting, Loss and Recovery: Virtual Symposium The Jewish Museum's YouTube Channel

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ABIGAIL POGREBIN

In conversation with
Jonathan Greenblatt

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SRP FELLOWS READ FROM THEIR LATEST WORKS

2021 SRP Fall Writers Showcase

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MIKHAL DEKEL

Now available in paperback

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ARI KELMAN

Appointed Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost UC Davis

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MATTHEW LEVITT

Newly appointed 2021-2022 Andrew H. Siegel Professor in American Middle Eastern Foreign Policy at Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization

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NESSA RAPOPORT

"Mourning & Evening"
February 28
Jewish Book Week

 
 

CONTACT

Debra Goldberg, Director:

T. +1-516-548-3921  M. +972-52-333-8095  |  F. +972-9-744-1180  |  debra@samirohrprize.org

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