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Book awards: Jordan Schnitzer Book Award

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Converts, Heretics, and Lepers: Maimonides and the Outsider by James A. DiamondNotable Selections, 2008
Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy by Martin Kavka2008
Mothers and Children: Jewish Family Life in Medieval Europe by Elisheva Baumgarten2008
Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World: Toward a New Jewish Archaeology by Steven Fine2009
The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel by Benjamin D. Sommer2009
From the Ghetto to the Melting Pot: Israel Zangwill's Jewish Plays by Israel ZangwillNotable Selections, 2009
Jewish Babylonia between Persia and Roman Palestine by Richard KalminNotable Selections, 2009
Maqam and Liturgy: Ritual, Music, and Aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn (Kritik: German Literary Theory and Cultural Studies) (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology) by Mark L. KligmanNotable Selections, 2009
The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period by Francesca Trivellato2010
Gender and American Jews: Patterns in Work, Education, and Family in Contemporary Life (HBI Series on Jewish Women) by Harriet HartmanHonorable Mention, 2010
How Jewish Is Jewish History? (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) by Moshe Rosman2010
Mediterranean Israeli music and the politics of the aesthetic by Amy HorowitzHonorable Mention, 2010
Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism by Shaul Kelner2010
Heresy and the Politics of Community: The Jews of the Fatimid Caliphate (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past) by Marina Rustow2011
Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C) by Shachar Pinsker2011
Singing in a Strange Land: A Jewish American Poetics (Verbal Art: Studies in Poetics) by Maeera ShreiberHonorable Mention, 2011
Wandering Soul: The Dybbuk's Creator, S. An-sky by Gabriella SafranHonorable Mention, 2011
The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought (Religion and Postmodernism) by Sarah HammerschlagHonorable Mention, 2012
Franz Rosenzweig and the Systematic Task of Philosophy by Benjamin Pollock2012
Jewish Bialystok and Its Diaspora (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Rebecca Kobrin2012
Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) by Marni DavisHonorable Mention, 2012
Members of the Tribe: Native America in the Jewish Imagination by Rachel RubinsteinHonorable Mention, 2012
Messianism, secrecy and mysticism : a new interpretation of early American Jewish life by Laura Arnold Leibman2012
Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed (Aar Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion) by Daniel DaviesHonorable Mention, 2012
The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire by James LoefflerHonorable Mention, 2012
The Jewish Dark Continent: Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement by Nathaniel Deutsch2013
Jewish Identities in Postcommunist Russia and Ukraine: An Uncertain Ethnicity by Zvi Y. GitelmanHonorable Mention, 2013
Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places (New Anthropologies of Europe) by Erica T. LehrerHonorable Mention, 2013
The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination by Marc Michael EpsteinHonorable Mention, 2013
Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah by Moshe Simon-ShoshanHonorable Mention, 2013
Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust (Jewish Cultures of the World) by Prof. David Shneer2013
After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry by Jonathan S. RayHonorable Mention, 2014
Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Elissa BemporadHonorable Mention, 2014
The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755–1816 by Pawel Maciejko2014
Palaces of Time: Jewish Calendar and Culture in Early Modern Europe by Elisheva Carlebach2014
Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine by Lital Levy2014
The Scandal of Kabbalah: Leon Modena, Jewish Mysticism, Early Modern Venice (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World) by Yaacob DweckHonorable Mention, 2014
Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation by Magda TeterHonorable Mention, 2014
Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) by Josh Lambert2014
Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland by Glenn DynnerHonorable Mention, 2014
Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era by Julia Phillips Cohen2015
Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography by Sara Lipton2015
Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School by Emily J. LevineHonorable Mention, 2015
The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C) by Ari JoskowiczHonorable Mention, 2015
The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) by Adam D. MendelsohnHonorable Mention, 2015
Revelation and Authority: Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition (The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library) by Benjamin D. SommerHonorable Mention, 2015
Roman Vishniac Rediscovered by Maya BentonHonorable Mention, 2015
Beyond violence : Jewish survivors in Poland and Slovakia, 1944-48 by Anna Cichopek-GajrajHonorable Mention, 2016
Graphic Details: Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews by Sarah LightmanHonorable Mention, 2016
Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa) by Daniel MonterescuHonorable Mention, 2016
Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art) by Matthew BaigellHonorable Mention, 2016
Thin Description: Ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem by John L. Jackson Jr.Honorable Mention, 2016
Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud by Moulie VidasHonorable Mention, 2016
What's Divine about Divine Law?: Early Perspectives by Christine Hayes2016
Across legal lines : jews and muslims in modern morocco by Jessica M. MarglinJewish History and Culture, Finalist, 2017
Anti-Jewish riots in the Crown of Aragon and the royal response, 1391-1392 by Benjamin R. GampelMedieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture, Finalist, 2017
The Christian Schism in Jewish History and Jewish Memory by Joshua Ezra BurnsPhilosophy and Jewish Thought, Finalist, 2017
Contested treasure : Jews and authority in the crown of Aragon by Thomas W. BartonMedieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture, 2017
Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters by Maya BarzilaiJewish Literature and Linguistics, 2017
The Marriage Plot: Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) by Naomi SeidmanJewish Literature and Linguistics, Finalist, 2017
Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel (Cultural Expressions) by Leah GarrettJewish History and Culture, 2017

Award description

The Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards are given by the Association for Jewish Studies and funded by the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation of Portland, Oregon. The awards "recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish studies".



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