Congratulations to author Elissa Bemporad whose book Becoming Soviet Jews is the winner of a 2013 National Jewish Book Award! Bemporad's book won in the category of Writing Based on Archival Material and was also a finalist in the Modern Jewish Thought and Experience category.
Two other IUP books were also finalists for National Jewish Book Awards. Resurgent Antisemitism edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld and Elie Wiesel edited by Steven T. Katz and Alan Rosen were finalists in the Anthologies and Collections category.
A complete list of award winners is available on the Jewish Book Council website.