Excerpt: Ribalow Prize-Winner ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’
My father told me stories about the long line of al-Raqb men who had, for nearly a thousand years, served as watchmen of the Ibn Ezra Synagogue.
Carol Zoref Awarded Ribalow Prize for ‘Barren Island’
Hadassah Magazine presented Zoref with the Harold U. Ribalow Award for her novel at a ceremony held in New York on January 31.
‘The Gustav Sonata,’ Excerpt from the Ribalow Prize Winner
In postwar Switzerland, 5-year-old Gustav becomes the unlikely friend of Anton, the new student who is Jewish, in Rose Tremain’s 'The Gustav Sonata.'
Ribalow Prize Winner Is ‘Ultimate Monument to Jewish Loss’
Each book, each writer, each reader, is part of a greater whole—the creation of a culture and tradition of our own making, linked to what came before.