Sami Rohr Prize Winners

In 2006, in celebration of Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children and grandchildren inaugurated the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature to honor hi ...more

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The Last Watchman of Old Cairo

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2019)
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If All the Seas Were Ink: A...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2018)
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Ways to Disappear

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2017)
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The Best Place on Earth

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Sami Rohr Prize (2015)
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The Aleppo Codex: The True ...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2014)
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The Innocents

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2013)
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When They Come for Us, We'l...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2012)
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The Jump Artist

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2011)
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Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, J...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2010)
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Jewish Renaissance in the R...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2010)
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One More Year

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2009)
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The Man in the White Sharks...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2008)
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The Genizah at the House of...

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature (2007)
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nominees

A Replacement Life

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Sami Rohr Prize Nominee (2015)
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Panic in a Suitcase

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The UnAmericans

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The Lion Seeker

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The Genius: Elijah of Vilna...

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Sami Rohr Prize Nominee for Jewish Literature (2014)
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Embodying Hebrew Culture: A...

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Jews and Booze: Becoming Am...

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Becoming Frum: How Newcomer...

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Motti

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The Book of Life

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The People of Forever Are N...

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Leaving the Atocha Station

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A Thousand Darknesses: Lies...

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The Most Musical Nation: Je...

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The Benderly Boys and Ameri...

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Moses Montefiore: Jewish Li...

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The Cosmopolitans

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Sami Rohr Prize Nominee for Jewish Literature (2011)
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