JBuzz News February 28, 2013: Five authors named Sami Rohr Prize finalists

JBUZZ: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ

JBuzz_banner

JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS

Five authors named Sami Rohr Prize finalists

Source: JTA, 2-28-13

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 Afraid”; Ben Lerner for “Leaving Atocha Station”; Stuart Nadler for ” The Book of Life”; Asaf Schurr for “Motti,”  translated by Todd Hasak Lowy; and Francesca Segal for “The Innocents.”…READ MORE

JBuzz News October 23, 2012: Posen Foundation launching new Jewish studies fellowships

JBUZZ: ISRAEL/JEWISH CULTURAL BUZZ

JBuzz_banner

JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS

Posen Foundation launching new Jewish studies fellowships

Source: The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A., 10-23-12

“This new program underscores our commitment to providing crucial early career support to academics in Jewish Studies and Jewish fiction writers, and building bridges between scholars, writers and the general public around the world,” Jesse Tisch….READ MORE