Sami Rohr Prize 2017

The winners of the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize and $18,000 Choice Award were named immediately following a live panel discussion with all five finalists and Rabbi David Wolpe in New York City on Wednesday, May 3.


Jewish Book Council is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature:

Ways to Disappear
by Idra Novey

Choice Award

The Last Flight of Poxl West: A Novel
by Daniel Torday

Inherited Disorders: Stories, Parables & Problems
by Adam Ehrlich Sachs

The Bed Moved: Stories
by Rebecca Schiff

The Yid
by Paul Goldberg

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