Since 1950, the Jewish Book Council has awarded Jewish literary awards to more than 700 books. These prestigious awards recognize outstanding literature in the field and aim to encourage authors to continue to write on themes of Jewish interest.
Inaugurated in 1950, the National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running North American awards program of its kind and is recognized as the most prestigious. The Awards are intended to recognize authors, and encourage reading, of outstanding English-language books of Jewish interest.
Natan Notable Books is a twice-yearly award for nonfiction books on Jewish themes. Natan Notable Books highlight vital books and authors and bring innovative and important ideas to the attention of diverse audiences.