PajamasXpress blogger Ron Radosh and his wife Allis have won The Washington Book Institute Prize for 2009 for their book A Safe Haven: Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel. The prize carries with it a cash award of $30,000.
According to the Washington Institute: The Book Prize, established to highlight new nonfiction books on the Middle East, is among the world’s most lucrative literary awards. Winners were announced before an audience of more than 300 journalists, diplomats, scholars, and members of the Institute’s Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual Weinberg Founders Conference in Leesburg, Virginia.
All of us here at Pajamas Media and PJTV are tremendously proud of Ron and Allis and congratulate them both for their well-deserved honor. We are also proud to have Ron as one of our PajamasXpress bloggers and look forward to continuing our relationship with him in the future.