KORET JEWISH BOOK AWARD
FOR BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY
AND LITERARY STUDIES
1999-2004
 

The Koret Jewish Book Awards are sponsored by the San Francisco based Koret Foundation in cooperation with the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. The Korets were established in 1998 and first awarded in 1999. Award finalists are announced in February, and the Award winner in late March. Winners are honored at aceremony in April each year. Winners in each category received $15,000 in 2002. The categories are Fiction,  Philosophy and Thought, History and Biography/Autobiography. The winners in the latter category are shown in the following table.

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2004 Benjamin Harshav Marc Chagall and His Times
2003 Tikva Frymer-Kensky Reading the Women of the Bible: A New Interpretation of Their Stories
2002 Dorothy Gallagher How I Came Into My Inheritance and Other True Stories
2001 Cynthia Ozick Quarrel & Quandry: Essays
2000 Steven Nadler Spinoza: A Life
1999 No award  

 
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