Journalists invited to apply for Ted Lurie Prize

Prestigious prize being revived after a long period of dormancy.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
March 2, 2009 21:48
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Journalists invited to apply for Ted Lurie Prize

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A prestigious journalistic prize is being revived after a long period of dormancy. The Ted Lurie Prize for Coverage of Israel's Foreign Relations is named after the late Jerusalem Post editor and marks his contribution to the paper and to understanding Israel's relations with the Diaspora and the world in general. The award is sponsored by the Lurie family, The Jerusalem Post and the Journalists Association-Jerusalem. "The prize is aimed at identifying an significant journalistic achievement by an Israeli journalist in the field of Israel's foreign policy, including its relations with Middle Eastern countries," the panel of judges declared in an announcement. The prize will be awarded to an Israeli journalist, living in Israel or abroad, for an article, feature, or series in the print, electronic or on-line media. Submissions must have been published in Israel between March 1, 2008, and February 28, 2009. Nominations for the prize can be made by the journalists, their families or the editorial offices that employ them. Submissions must be filed in electronic form only to: office@jaj.org.il marking "Candidacy for the Ted Lurie Prize" in the subject line. The last date for filing submissions is May 31. The winner will be chosen by a committee in according with the prize rules. The judges include: Liat Collins from the Post, Shaul Menashe and Zvi Gil from the Israel Broadcasting Authority, Moshe Arad from the Foreign Ministry and Lurie's daughter, Yael Greenberg. Copies of the regulations and further details are available from the same e-mail address. The judges' decision regarding both eligibility and the prize winner is final. The prize, worth NIS 5,000, is scheduled to be awarded in Jerusalem in the fall of 2009. The last winner of the Ted Lurie Prize was New York Times columnist, Tom Friedman, then the paper's correspondent in Jerusalem, who was awarded it in the 1980s.

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