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Hadassah Magazine Biggest Winner of Jewish Press Awards for Excellence

Hadassah Magazine won seven Rockower Awards for excellence in Jewish journalism last week. The Rockowers are given annually by the American Jewish Press Association.

 The seven prizes made Hadassah Magazine the biggest winner of any magazine. In two cases, the magazine took both first and second place in the same category.

The prizes, all in the magazine division, are as follows:

Personal Essays:
First Place for "In the Same Boat," by David E. Weiss
Second Place for "Basket in the Nile," by Leora Eren Frucht

Excellence in Feature Writing:
First Place for "Honoring Our Ancestors" by Andrée Aelion Brooks
Second Place for "O Israel, for Those Who Don't Hear" by Sue Fishkoff

The David Frank Award for Excellence in Personality Profiles:
First Place for "Profile: Howard Jacobson" by Miriam Shaviv

Excellence in Overall Graphic Design
Second Place

Excellence in Photography
First Place for "Israel's Waiting Room" by Debbi Cooper

Check out Debbi Cooper's "Israel's Waiting Room" photo essay here.

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