Award Winning Books: Jewish Studies


A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

Outstanding Achievement Recognition by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee, 2003
A BookSense top 76 pick in the category, "Life Stories of Some Famous and Not-So-Famous Women," March/April 2003
A PW Book of the Day, June 2002

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pages | 7 x 10 | 24 halftones


Messiahs of 1933

How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire

Joel Schechter

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

A lively examination of Yiddish theatre during the Great Depression

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 figures, 15 halftones


White Boy

A Memoir

Mark D. Naison

Mark Naison is the recipient of the Poe Award for Literary Excellence of the Bronx County History Society, 2004

A life on the front lines of academic and social change

240 pages | 6 x 9