The American Jewish Press Association announced the winners of the 38th annual Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism. The awards honor achievements in Jewish media published in 2018, and were presented at the Rockower Awards Banquet in conjunction with AJPA’s annual conference on June 25 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle Senior Staff Writer Toby Tabachnick received first place for her story “Israeli Jews, Arabs finding common ground at Pittsburgh-inspired center” in the category of excellence in interfaith relations reporting among newspapers with a circulation of 14,999 and below. She took second place for “Eleven dead, six injured in anti-Semitic attack at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha” in the excellence in news reporting category among newspapers with a circulation of 14,999 and below. pjc
— Adam Reinherz