Today the Jewish Book Council announced the winners of its 61st annual National Jewish Book Awards. Two IU Press books are among the winners and finalists. Gender and Jewish History edited by Marion A. Kaplan and Deborah Dash Moore was selected winner of the National Jewish Book Award in the category of Anthologies and Collections. Olga Borovaya's book Modern Ladino Culture was named finalist in the category of Sephardic Culture. The awards will be presented March 14 at 8 p.m. during a gala ceremony held at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. Congratulations to the authors of these books for their contributions to Jewish studies scholarship!
To see a complete list of award winners and finalists, visit the Jewish Book Council's website.