Mizmor L'David Anthology 

 


Poetica Magazine, Contemporary Jewish Writing


2018 ADRPAward Winners

The award committee and sponsors would like to thank all the writers who submitted their work; four-hundred and twenty three writers from Australia, Israel, Canada, Italy, Spain, England, New Zealand, Germany, and the U.S.


Thank you!


We thank the judges and committee members for their work and support: Michal Mahgerefteh (Israel-Virginia), David King (North Carolina), Israel Zoberman (Israel-Virginia).

Michal Mahgerefteh
Managing Editor

Dr. Rabbi israel Zoberman
Final Judge

David King
Selecting Committee 

Congratulations to All the Winners!

Read the Winning Poems



                    1st - 3rd Place


     1st Place ($250.00)
Yichus by Michelle Bender
(New York, New York)

     2nd Place ($150.00)
Across The Border by Sarah Sassoon
(Jerusalem, Israel)

     3rd Place ($150.00)
The Butterfly Dress by Dana Robbins
(Bronx, New York)


                    Honorable Mention

     1st Honorable Mention $75.00
Miriam by Dan MacIsaac
(British Colombia, Canada)

     2nd Honorable Mention $75.00
Uriah by Dan MacIsaac
(British Colombia, Canada)

     3rd Honorable Mention $75.00
Arguing with the Deceased by Esther Schnur-Berlot
(Oro Valley, Arizona)

     4th Honorable Mention $75.00
Everything is Broken by Esther Schnur-Berlot
(Oro Valley, Arizona)

     5th Honorable Mention $75.00
This Fidel by Nancy Lubarsky
(Cranford, New Jersey)




          Finalists (Alphabetical Order) $18.00


Who Knows? by Helen Bar-Lev
     (Metulla, Israel)


U.S. and Israeli Jews are Bound by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor
     (Athens, Georgia)


After Pittsburgh by Steven Caswell
     (Littleton, Colorado)


Spoken For by Sam Hersh
     (Danville, California)


Elegy by Adina Kopinsky
     (Efrat, Israel)


Potatoes by Laurence Levy-Atkinson
     (Melbourne, Australia)


Tree of Life by Jonathan Lewis
     (Washington, DC)


Budapest: Szimpla Kert Ruin Bar, 2018 by Nancy Lubarsky
     (Cranford, New Jersey)


We Said Never Again by Dana Robbins

     (Bronx, New York)