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Prizes for Advanced Fellowships for Research in the Humanities in Turkey

Advanced Fellowships for Research in the Humanities in Turkey
A. Reinhart, American Research Institute in Turkey

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Prizes for Mixing Musics: Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song (Book)

National Jewish Book Award in Sephardic Culture, 2013 [link]
Date: 3/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Jewish Book Council [link]
Abstract: The National Jewish Book Awards have been presented annually since 1948 to authors of books of exceptional merit in a variety of Judaic subjects. The awards are designed to heighten awareness of outstanding books of Jewish interest published in the last year and • to encourage the reading of worthwhile books • to recognize authors of outstanding Jewish literature • to stimulate others to further literary creativity • to acknowledge original contributions to scholarship These awards acknowledge the seminal importance of a particular work. There is a monetary award for each winning author. A public presentation recognizes the superior efforts made by the author and publisher in preparation of the winning piece of literature. In addition, there is publicity for the event and the individual awardees.