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2015 National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists from WSU Press!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Wayne State University Press is excited to announce we have four titles honored in the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards!

Congratulations to our authors for the well-deserved honors.

Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism by Adam Ferziger — WINNER in the category of American Jewish Studies

Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust edited by Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder — Finalist in the category of Holocaust

The New Diaspora:  The Changing Landspace of American Jewish Fiction edited by Victoria Aarons, Avinoam Patt, and Mark Schechner — Finalist in the category of Anthologies and Collections

Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals Jewish Identity in the American Scene by Diana L. Linden — Finalist in the category of Visual Arts

Please see the full announcement at the link below: www.jewishbookcouncil.org/awards/2015-national-jewish-book-award-winners-and-finalists

The longest-running North American awards program in the field of Jewish literature, the National Jewish Book Awards is designed to recognize outstanding books of Jewish interest. The honor is awarded in 18-20 individual categories. A complete list of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award winners and finalists follows and additional information is available at www.JewishBookCouncil.org.