Sami Rohr finalists announced

The prize, inaugurated in 2006, is the largest in the Jewish literary world.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
January 29, 2009 08:53
Sami Rohr finalists announced

books 88. (photo credit: )

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The Jewish Book Council has announced the five finalists for the Sami Rohr Prize, which will carry a $100,000 top prize. The prize, inaugurated in 2006, is the largest in the Jewish literary world; it will go to an emerging fiction writer this year, as the prize alternates yearly between fiction and non-fiction works that stimulate an interest in Jewish themes. The finalists this year are Elisa Albert for The Book of Dahlia; Sana Krasikov for One More Year; Anne Landsman for The Rowing Lesson; Dalia Sofer for The Septembers of Shiraz; and Anya Ulinich for Petropolis. The winner will be announced in the spring, as will the Choice Award winner, who will receive $25,000. Previous winners include Lucette Lagnado and Tamar Yellin.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Sarah Silverman
August 26, 2014
Jewish women take home gold at 2014 Emmys

By JTA