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Jewish Week Wins Six Awards From American Jewish Press Association

06/14/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

The Jewish Week took home six awards for excellence in Jewish journalism from the American Jewish Press Association's annual banquet in Philadelphia Wednesday.

The awards included first and second place honors in both the new and feature categories in the annual Simon Rockower contest, as well as first place honors for best personality profile and special sections.

Award winners Eric Herschthal, left, Stewart Ain and Julie Wiener. (photo by Michael Datikash)

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