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Please join us in celebrating recipients of the

2016 JORDAN SCHNITZER BOOK AWARDS

Sunday, December 18 • 9:15 pm
Elevation Room, Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel

Support for this program has been generously provided by the
JORDAN SCHNITZER FAMILY FOUNDATION OF PORTLAND, OREGON.

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WINNERS

In the Category of Biblical Studies, Rabbinics, and Jewish History & Culture in Antiquity

What's Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives
CHRISTINE HAYES, Yale University
(Princeton University Press)

In the Category of Jews and the Arts (Visual, Performance, Music)

Jewish Contiguities and the Soundtrack of Israeli History
ASSAF SHELLEG, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(Oxford University Press)

In the Category of Modern Jewish History and Culture: Europe and Israel

Protocols of Justice: The Pinkas of the Metz Rabbinic Court, 1771–1789
JAY R. BERKOVITZ, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(Brill)

In the Category of Social Science, Anthropology, and Folklore

Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France
KIMBERLY A. ARKIN, Boston University
(Stanford University Press)

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FINALISTS

In the Category of Biblical Studies, Rabbinics, and Jewish History & Culture in Antiquity

Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud
MOULIE VIDAS, Princeton University
(Princeton University Press)

In the Category of Jews and the Arts (Visual, Performance, Music)

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered
MAYA BENTON, International Center of Photography
(DelMonico Books/Prestel/International Center of Photography)

In the Category of Modern Jewish History and Culture: Europe and Israel

Beyond Violence: Jewish Survivors in Poland and Slovakia, 1944–1948
ANNA CICHOPEK-GAJRAJ, Arizona State University
(Cambridge University Press)

In the Category of Social Science, Anthropology, and Folklore

Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine
DANIEL MONTERESCU, Central European University
(Indiana University Press)

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HONORABLE MENTIONS

In the Category of Jews and the Arts (Visual, Performance, Music)

Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art
MATTHEW BAIGELL, Rutgers University
(Syracuse University Press)
Graphic Details: Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews
SARAH LIGHTMAN, University of Glasgow
(McFarland)

In the Category of Social Science, Anthropology, and Folklore

Thin Description: Ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem
JOHN L. JACKSON, JR., University of Pennsylvania
(Harvard University Press)