|Helen and Stan Vine
Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Thursday, May 27 | 8 PM | FREE
Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC | 750 Spadina Ave (at Bloor Street) www.mnjcc.org
Open to all, the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards celebrates excellence in contemporary Canadian writing that reflects Jewish themes and subjects. The awards ceremony is a moving and inspiring ode to the most valued form of expression of the Jewish people – books. Prizes are given in History, Fiction, Yiddish, Youth Literature, Holocaust Literature, Biography & Memoir, Scholarship on a Jewish Subject, and Jewish Thought & Culture. The awards ceremony is followed by a book signing.
This year’s ceremony features a special presentation to Howard Engel, a prize-winning author and the creator of the Benny Cooperman character, the beloved detective of 12 bestselling mystery novels.
2010 Winners Announced!
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE HERE (PDF)
The 2010 winners are:
Robin McGrath, The Winterhouse
Published by Creative Book Publishing
Allan Levine, Coming of Age: A History of the Jewish People of Manitoba
Published by Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada and Heartland Associates
Michael R. Marrus, Some Measure of Justice: The Holocaust Era Restitution Campaign of the 1990s
Published by University of Wisconsin Press
Eva Wiseman, Puppet
Published by Tundra Books
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
David Sax, Save the Deli
Published by McClelland & Stewart
JEWISH THOUGHT & CULTURE
Kenneth Sherman, What the Furies Bring
Published by Porcupine's Quill
SCHOLARSHIP ON A JEWISH SUBJECT
Jeffrey Veidlinger, Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire
Published by Indiana University Press
Goldie Sigal, Stingy Buzi and King Solomon
Published by Lomir Hofn Press
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
2010 WINNING AUTHOR BIOS AND BOOK INFORMATION HERE (PDF)
2010 JURY CITATIONS HERE (PDF)
The Jury of the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Edward Trapunski, Chair | Beatrice Fischer | Adam Fuerstenberg | Marjorie Gann | Judith Ghert | Alain Goldschläger | Cynthia Good | Sara Horowitz | Dorothy Shoichet | Judy Stoffman | Judy Wolfe.
2010 JURY BIOS HERE (PDF)
Support for the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards is provided by the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto. The Al Green Theatre is a Venue Partner for the awards ceremony.
For info on 2009 award winners, please click here.
|Location:||Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave