American Jewish Press Association

The American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) is an organization of Jewish newspapers, magazines, journalists, and affiliated organizations in North America. It was established in 1944 and is based in Washington, D.C..

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... The AJPA gives the annual Rockower Awards, "Billed by some as the 'Jewish Pulitzers,' the Rockower Awards were started in 1980 to provide incentive to Jewish media to improve their ...

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