Rabbi Sacks Book Prize
Deadline May 1 (must be received by this date), formerly April 29. Recommended free contest gives $50,000 for a published nonfiction book that contributes significantly to the arena of modern Jewish thought and heightens awareness of issues pertaining to the intersection of faith and modernity. Book must have a copyright in the current calendar year. Themes may include Jewish thought and philosophy, ethics, Jewish history, Jewish education, Jewish identity, contemporary Jewish practice and sociology, Jewish peoplehood, Israel from a religious perspective, or antisemitism. All manuscripts should be submitted as both a Word document and a PDF file. Finalists will be asked to send 6 hard copies. No self-published books, translations, or re-issued books. Sponsored by the Rabbi Jonathan Sacks-Herenstein Center for Values and Leadership at Yeshiva University.
Published: January 31, 2023