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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT wins 2020 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award!

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Wayne State University Press is thrilled to announce that the Jewish Book Council has named Nancy Sinkoff's From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and Politics of Jewish History the 2020 National Jewish Book Award winner in the category of biography!

For the Jewish Book Council's official announcement, visit https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/pb-daily/2020-national-jewish-book-award-winners

To register for the virtual awards celebration on Monday, April 12, 2021, visit https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/events/70th-national-jewish-book-awards-celebration

Nancy Sinkoff is the academic director of the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life and professor of Jewish studies and history at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. She is author of Out of the Shtetl: Making Jews Modern in the Polish Borderlands, of "Yidishkayt and the Making of Lucy S. Dawidowicz" the introductory essay to Dawidowicz's reissued From that Place and Time, A Memoir, 1938-1947, and co-editor with Rebecca Cypess of Sara Levy's World: Gender, Judaism, and the Bach Tradition in Enlightenment Berlin, winner of the 2019 book prize from the Jewish Studies and Music Study Group of the American Musicological Society.