KORET JEWISH BOOK AWARD
FOR
HISTORY
1999-2004

The Koret Jewish Book Awards are sponsored by the San Francisco based Koret Foundation in cooperation with the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. The Korets were established in 1998 and first awarded in 1999. Award finalists are announced in February, and the Award winner in late March. Winners are honored at aceremony in April each year. Winners in each category received $15,000 in 2002. The categories are Fiction,  Philosophy and Thought, Biography/Autobiography, and History.  The winners in the latter category are shown in the following table.

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2004 Shmuel Feiner The Jewish Enlightenment
2003 Benjamin Nathans Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia
2002 Eli Lederhendler New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity
2001 David B. Ruderman Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewru's Construction of Modern Jewish Thought
2000 Chava Weissler Voises of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women
1999 Miriam Bodian Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam

 
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