Awards: National Jewish Book Awards
1999 Winners and Finalists
Jewish Thought/Dorot Foundation Award in Memory of Joy Ungerleider Mayerson Winner
The Religious Thought of Hasidism
by Norman Lamm
While much scholarship has focused on the spiritual background of the Hasidim, little attention has been paid to their intellectual history. This volume brilliantly fills that gap with a study that is encompassing, extensive, and accessible.
The Hebrew Folktale History, Genre, Meaning
by Eli Yassif
Yassif delineates the periods and trends of this genre in Hebrew literature, ranging from biblical times to the contemporary world, and he uses an extensive outlining system to focus on major themes in each period.
Living Letters of the Law Ideas of the Jew in Medieval Christianity
by Jeremy Cohen
Jeremy Cohen's LIVING LETTERS OF THE LAW is a careful and comprehensive study of major early and medieval Church leaders and their views of Judaism and Jews. (Winner)