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JEWI SH BOOK ANNUAL
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EXHIBITS
The Council arranged an exhibit of Jewish books at the 1956
Biennial Convention of the National Jewish Welfare Board a t the
Waldorf-Astoria, New York. Another exhibit was displayed at
the annual convention of the American Library Association in
Philadelphia during the summer of 1955.
WORKSHOP ON JEWISH CULTURAL PROGRAMMING
The Council, together with the National Jewish Music Council,
sponsored a workshop on Jewish cultural programming a t the
JWB Biennial Convention on April 4th, 1956. Rabbis Emanuel
Green and Ely E. Pilchik served as co-chairmen. Presentations
were made by Dr. A. W. Binder, Dr. Joshua Bloch, Leslie Flaks-
man, Charles Parmet and Irwin Shaw. Miss Leah M. Jaffa and
Philip Goodman served as consultants.
LIBRARY CITATIONS
Citations were presented to the following libraries which met
the minimum criteria established by the Council for a Jewish
library: Jewish Education Association, Rochester, N. Y.; Temple
Israel, Charlotte, N. C.; Eisenberg Library of Congergation Sons
of Israel, Brooklyn, N. Y.; and Yeshivah Ohel Moshe, Brooklyn,
N. Y.
There are now seventy-six libraries of Jewish Community Cen-
ters, Jewish schools, synagogues and other agencies that have been
awarded citations.
TEMPLE
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AI JESHURUN, NEWARK, N. J., JUVENILE AWARD
The Temple B’nai Jeshurun, Newark, N. J., Juvenile Award,
consisting of $250 and a citation, was presented to Sadie Rose
Weilerstein for her cumulative contributions to Jewish juvenile
literature. The judges were: Dr. Samuel Dinin, Los Angeles;
Dr. Abraham P. Gannes, Philadelphia; and Miss Fanny Goldstein,
Boston.
HARRY AND ETHEL DAROFF MEMORIAL FICTION AWARD
The Harry and Ethel Daroff Memorial Fiction Award, also
consisting of $250 and a citation, was given to Jo Sinclair for her
work
The Changelings.
The judges were: Dr. Mortimer J. Cohen,
Philadelphia, and Leo W. Schwarz, New York.