The Jewish Book Council Announces 2012 Winners

January, 16 2013


The Jewish Book Council announced its selections for the 2012 National Jewish Book Award winners.

City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York was named the best Jewish book of the year, while Herman Wouk’s The Lawgiver was named a finalist in the fiction category.

Other winners include Jonathan Sarna’s When General Grant Expelled the Jews, which was named as a finalist in the American Jewish studies section.

Moment Magazine reviewed these award-winners, as well as many others here, here and here. Enjoy!

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