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FRANK / JWB JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL
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EXECUTIVE BOARD
Dr. Gordis welcomed the following additional members to the
Board: Nessa Rappaport, of Bantam Books, and Dan Levine, of J .
Levine Co. The Board noted with regret the passing of Solomon
Grayzel, past president of the Council, and Lily Edelman and
Alter Landesman, who were active Board members. Regret was
also expressed over the death of Bernard Postal, who as former
public information director of JWB helped further the work of
the Council.
NATIONAL JEW ISH BOOK AWARDS CEREMONY
Dr. Robert Gordis, president of the Council, officiated at the
Awards Ceremony, held Sunday, May 3, 1981, at the Central
Synagogue, New York City. A capacity audience heard the re­
marks of six of the winning authors. Representatives of the pub­
lishing companies were present and received citations.
For the first time, a musical interlude was added to the program
provided by the Hebrew Arts School in New York City. A “meet-
the-author” reception followed the program.
LIBRARY CITATIONS
Dr. Leonard Gold presented citations to the following libraries
which met the criteria of the JWB Jewish Book Council:
Joseph & Elizabeth Schwartz Memorial Library
Beth Sholom Congregation
Elkins Park, Pa.
The Temple Library
Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom
Louisville, Ky.
Jan Lauren Schonberg Library
Jewish Community Center
Paramus, N.J.
Temple Sinai Library
Summit, N.J.