Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


Western Canada Jewish Book Awards

November 21st, 2022

Accepting books published in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

An integral part of the Vancouver JCC Jewish Book Festival, the Western Canada Jewish Book Awards celebrate excellence in writing on Jewish themes  and showcase the achievements of Jewish and non-Jewish authors from Western Canada.

Now on the fourth edition, the Awards acknowledge the winning authors with $2,000 cash prizes and public recognition.

Submissions are invited in the following categories:

Fiction,  Non-Fiction,  Children/Youth,  Poetry and  Holocaust.
Accepting books published in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Submission deadline – December 15, 2022. 
The awards ceremony will take place in late April or early May 2023.

Full details on eligibility and submission form can be found on the JCC Jewish Book Festival website.

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