A memoir by Israeli writer Amos Oz won a Jewish book award. “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” which tells the story of a child’s experience in 1940s Jerusalem, won the Koret Jewish Book Award for biography. Robert Alter was recognized for his translation of the “Five Books of Moses.”
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.