Naomi Shepherd ‘s Wilfrid Israel – German Jewry’s Secret Ambassador won the Wingate Prize and has just been re issued as an e-book. Her other books include The Zealous Intruders (the 19th century rediscovery of Palestine); Ploughing Sand (the British Mandate); A Price Below Rubies – ( Jewish women revolutionaries and radicals,) and Ashes a collection of short stories set in Israel.