The Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards aims to bring awareness to the Jewish Canadian canon and to promote and give support to the Canadian writers. The awards have been presented yearly since 1988, celebrating excellence in Canadian writing on Jewish themes and subjects.
The winners will be announced in May 2012. The awards will be given on June 7, 2012 at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library as the culminating event of the Toronto Jewish Book Festival.
The 2012 awards jury are Barbara Berson, Adam Fuerstenberg, Marjorie Gann, Judi Ghert, Sara R. Horowitz, Carla Lancit, Michael Posner, Judy Stoffman, Edward Trapunski, Alain Goldschlager.
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