B’nai B’rith Magazine received three awards June 13, 2012, at the ceremony for the American Jewish Press Association’s 31st annual Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism. The ceremony was held at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, Pa.
Wendie Lubic, B’nai B’rith Magazine graphic designer, took home a first place award for excellence in overall graphic design for magazines/special sections and supplements/websites for her work on the spring, fall and winter 2011 issues.
The David Frank Award for Excellence in Personality Profiles second place award for magazines/special sections and supplements/websites went to Hillel Kuttler for his profile “Omri Casspi: Our Man in Sacramento” in the spring 2011 issue.
Dina Kraft received the second place award for excellence in writing about women for her summer 2011 article “Welfare to Well-Being: Helping Israeli Women Help Themselves.”
“As the oldest continuously published Jewish periodical in the country, B’nai B’rith Magazine is honored to be recognized by the American Jewish Press Association for the magazine’s hard work and dedication to producing a quarterly publication of the highest quality,” said B’nai B’rith International President Allan J. Jacobs.
“B’nai B’rith Magazine continues to inform its readers on matters of interest and import to the Jewish community at home and abroad,” said B’nai B’rith International Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin. “We are proud of our publication and glad to see it given the recognition we feel it deserves.”