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The Montreal Jewish Public Library have announced the winners of the 2018 J.I. Segal Awards, selected by a panel of judges from the literary and academic worlds.

Dr. Hirsh and Dvora Rosenfeld Award for Yiddish Literature – co-winners: Velvl Chernin, Michael Felzenbaum, Valery Dymshits, Dov-Ber Kerler (editors) "A ring: Antologye: Yidishe poezye - der nokhn-ḥurbn dor" ("A Link: Anthology: Yiddish Poetry - The Post-Holocaust Generation"). Tel Aviv: Natsyonale insṭants far Yidisher ḳulṭur (Israeli National Authority for Yiddish Culture), 2017

Dr. Hirsh and Dvora Rosenfeld Award for Yiddish Literature – co-winner: Ber Kotlerman "Der sod fun vayse bern" ("The Secret of Polar Bears"). Tel Aviv: Natsyonale insṭants far Yidisher ḳulṭur (Israeli National Authority for Yiddish Culture), 2017

The J.I. Segal Awards were established in 1968 by the late Dr. Hirsch and Dvora Rosenfeld in memory of renowned Yiddish-Canadian poet, Jacob Isaac Segal (1896-1954). Presented every two years, they honor creative literary and film works on Jewish themes and recognize contributions in Jewish education.

The awards will be presented on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal, Canada.

 

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