Kol HaKavod to Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Alan M. Tigay and his team. The magazine recently won seven Rockower Awards for excellence in Jewish journalism. 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:
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:
Excellence in Photography:
First Place for "Israel's Waiting Room" by Debbi Cooper