Sophie Brody Medal

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Andre Navne: Sophie Brody Award (Engelsk)
77 Works 77,683 Books 3,564 Reviews 4.2

The Sophie Brody Medal was first awarded in 2006, and includes a medal for the winner. It is funded by Sophie and Arthur Brody Foundation, and is given to encourage, recognize and commend outstanding

vis mere achievement in Jewish literature. Works for adults published in the United States in the preceding year will be eligible for the award. A comprehensive list of award criteria can be found under the Nominations heading on this page.

The award is named for Sophie Brody, a philanthropist and community volunteer who held major leadership positions in the Jewish community. She served as a member of the Executive Board and Board of the Women’s Division of United Jewish Federation. With her husband Arthur, she created the Sophie Brody Leadership Development Fund to enable the United Jewish Federation to train future leaders for the Jewish community.

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Stages:
Alle, Winner (19), Honorable Mention (58)
Years:
Alle, 2024 (6), 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (4), 2019 (3), 2018 (3), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (3), 2014 (3), 2013 (4), 2012 (4), 2011 (2), 2010 (4), 2009 (4), 2008 (4), 2007 (4), 2006 (4)
Announced:
januar 20: Winner2024 Nyeste
januar 20: Honorable Mention2024 Nyeste

Winner 19

Honorable Mention 58

VærkÅr
Poland, a Green Land: A Novel af Aharon Appelfeld2024
Unearthed: A Lost Actress, a Forbidden Book, and a Search for Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust af Meryl Frank2024
At the Hour Between Dog and Wolf af Tara Ison2024
Palestine 1936: The Great Revolt and the Roots of the Middle East Conflict af Oren Kessler2024
We Are Not Strangers af Josh Tuininga2024
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World af Jonathan Freedland2023
The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land: Stories af Omer Friedlander2023
The Latecomer af Jean Hanff Korelitz2023
On Repentance And Repair: Making Amends in an Unapologetic World af Danya Ruttenberg2023
American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption af Gabrielle Glaser2022
People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present af Dara Horn2022
Tunnels af Rutu Modan2022
Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood af Mark Oppenheimer2022
House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family af Hadley Freeman2021
The Lost Shtetl af Max Gross2021
When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains af Ariana Neumann2021
The Tunnel af A. B. Yehoshua2021
Strangers and Cousins: A Novel af Leah Hager Cohen2020
The World That We Knew af Alice Hoffman2020
The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America af Daniel Okrent2020
Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations af Ronen Bergman2019
The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: A True Story of Family and Survival af Jeremy Dronfield2019
Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler af Bruce Henderson2018
Kættere af Leonardo Padura2018
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story af Matti Friedman2017
Have I Got a Story for You: More Than a Century of Fiction from the Forward af Ezra Glinter2017
Vilna My Vilna : Stories af Abraham Karpinowitz2017
In the Land of Armadillos: Stories af Helen Maryles Shankman2017
The House of Twenty Thousand Books af Sasha Abramsky2016
Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel af Dan Ephron2016
After Abel and Other Stories af Michal Lemberger2016
The Complete Works of Primo Levi af Primo Levi2016
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist af Ruchama King Feuerman2015
The Mathematician's Shiva: A Novel af Stuart Rojstaczer2015
The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: The Remarkable Life and Afterlife of the Man Who Created Tevye (Jewish Encounters) af Jeremy Dauber2014
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel af Ari Shavit2014
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories af Nathan Englander2013
I Am Forbidden af Anouk Markovits2013
The Lawgiver: A Novel af Herman Wouk2013
Quiet Americans af Erika Dreifus2012
Jerusalem: The Biography af Simon Sebag-Montefiore2012
MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus af Art Spiegelman2012
Homesick af Eshkol Nevo2011
A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy af Thomas Buergenthal2010
The Jewish Body af Melvin Konner2010
Claras krig : en piges dramatiske kamp for at overleve af Clara Kramer2010
From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books af Arie Kaplan2009
Beaufort af Ron Leshem2009
Friendly Fire: A Duet af A. B. Yehoshua2009
Zoobestyrerens kone - en krigsfortælling af Diane Ackermann2008
You Never Call! You Never Write!: A History of the Jewish Mother af Joyce Antler2008
Foreskin's Lament af Shalom Auslander2008
Den næste verden af Dara Horn2007
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East af Sandy Tolan2007
Bogtyven af Markus Zusak2007
Not Me af Michael Lavigne2006
Orientalisten : på sporet af Lev Nussimbaums besynderlige og farlige liv af Tom Reiss2006
Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods af Michael Wex2006

Beskrivelser

The Sophie Brody Medal was first awarded in 2006, and includes a medal for the winner. It is funded by Sophie and Arthur Brody Foundation, and is given to encourage, recognize and commend outstanding achievement in Jewish literature. Works for adults published in the United States in the preceding year will be eligible for the award. A comprehensive list of award criteria can be found under the Nominations heading on this page.

The award is named for Sophie Brody, a philanthropist and community volunteer who held major leadership positions in the Jewish community. She served as a member of the Executive Board and Board of the Women’s Division of United Jewish Federation. With her husband Arthur, she created the Sophie Brody Leadership Development Fund to enable the United Jewish Federation to train future leaders for the Jewish community.

(English, Award granter)
URL: https://rusaupdate.org/awards/sophie-brody-medal/
This award is given to encourage, recognize and commend outstanding achievement in Jewish literature. (English, Member-written)

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