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Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards

2009 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award Recipients

In the Category of Jews and the Arts:
STEVEN FINE, Yeshiva University
Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World:
Toward a New Jewish Archaeology

(Cambridge University Press)

In the Category of Biblical Studies, Rabbinics, and Archaeology:
BENJAMIN D. SOMMER, Jewish Theological Seminary
The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel
(Cambridge University Press)

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2009 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award Notable Selections

RICHARD KALMIN, Jewish Theological Seminary
In the category of Biblical Studies, Rabbinics, and Archaeology
Jewish Babylonia between Persia and Roman Palestine
(Oxford University Press)

MARK KLIGMAN, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
In the category of Jews and the Arts
Maqām and Liturgy: Ritual, Music, and Aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn
(Wayne State University Press)

EDNA NAHSHON, Jewish Theological Seminary
In the category of Jews and the Arts
From the Ghetto to the Melting Pot: Israel Zangwill’s Jewish Plays
(Wayne State University Press)

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Please join the AJS for a reception in the authors’ honor at the AJS Conference on Sunday, December 20, at 9:30 pm in the Constellation Ballroom Foyer.

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Information and application procedures for the 2010 competition will be available on the AJS website in February of 2010.

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