Mizmor L'David Anthology 


  Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award

Mizmor L'David Anthology 

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2017 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award
Congratulations to all the Winners!

Collection of the winning poems will be published
on our website by mid-July 2018

First Place: ($250.00)

“(With Bows)” Shonna Levin

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Second Place: ($150.00)

Torah Past Midnight, Amy Gottlieb
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Third place: ($150.00)

Stitching the Dove back together, Sarah Antine
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Honorable Mention: ($75.00)


1st Honorable Mention:

(Re: thinking of you Jerusalem), Lara Haft


2nd Honorable Mention:

Trief, Dana Robbins


3rd Honorable Mention:

Driftwood Pantoum, Julie Kolchinsky Dasbach


4th Honorable Mention:

In the Temple Mount, Debra Cash


5th Honorable Mention:

Grandy,1990, Molly Raynor




Finalists: ($18.00)


Family Tree, Annotated, Diana Anhalt


Brick Row House, Crown Heights, Rosalind Brenner


I Keep A Rock, Susan Cobin


Generations, Beth Dwoskin


I Laid Myself Out, Lara Haft

Forest Shiva, Yoni Hammer-Kossoy (Israel)


The Long Road Of Memory, Zachariah Hauptman


Changall's LaJoie, 1980, Miriam Jacobs


The Whistle, Jonathan Lewis


When the Rabbi Spoke, Jonathan Lewis


In Good Samaritan Hospital, Gloria Murray


Easter Sunday, Dana Robbins

Works by the following poets were
presented to the judge for consideration:

Carl Auerbach

Esther Schnur-Berlot

Chaim Bezalel

Neal Brodsky

Eliakim Katz (Canada)

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach (2 poems)

Morry Edwards

Michael Glaser

Sophia Goodfriend

Michael Levin (2 poems)

Jill Pearlman

Ruth Resch

Dana Robbins (2 poems)

Marjorie Stamm Rosenfeld

Jeff Schwartz

Chris Wasiak (Australia)

Ross Weissman

Jamie Wendt

Laura Budofsky Wisniewski

Ellina Zipman (Australia)



Final Judge - Yiskah Rosenfeld 

Yiskah Rosenfeld  holds an MFA in poetry from Mills College and an MA in jurisprudence and social policy from UC Berkeley. While studying at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, she taught Jewish literature at Temple University. Along with receiving the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize in 2010, Yiskah was awarded the Reuben Rose Memorial Prize in Israel. Full BIO - Editors Page 

Award Chair: Michal Mahgerefteh
Committee Members: David King, Daniel Pravda, Natalie Rose