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AJS Member News

AJS Member News is a forum for sharing the accomplishments of AJS Members.  News will be featured on the AJS homepage, with space for more information below.

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We welcome announcements about members' special accomplishments, such as book awards, national fellowships and scholarships, teaching awards, election to national/international academic societies, and new appointments and promotions. Unfortunately, we do not have space to post announcements about publications or conference presentations.


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AJS Members in the News

Ethan Katz of the University of Cincinnati wins further honors for his book
Ethan Katz's book The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France has received several honors in recent months. It is the winner of both the 2016 J. Russell Major Prize of the American Historical Association for the best book in English on French history and the 2016 American Library in Paris Book Award for the best English-language book on France or the French, and earned an honorable mention for the bi-annual Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies. It was also just named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2016.
Posted on 1/13/17

Sarit Kattan Gribetz of Fordham receives the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award
Sarit Kattan Gribetz of Fordham University receives the 2017 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise. [Read more]
Posted on 12/18/16

Ayala Fader of Fordham University wins an NEH research fellowship
Congratulations to our faculty, Ayala Fader, Anthropology, who won a prestigious fellowship from the National Endowment of Humanities (NEH) to finish her book in progress, Double Life: Faith, Doubt and the Internet. [Read more]
Posted on 12/18/16

Laura Wiseman appointed Koschitzky Family Chair in Jewish Teacher Education
Laura Wiseman appointed Koschitzky Family Chair in Jewish Teacher Education at York University.
Posted on 11/17/16

Mark Celinscak wins a Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature
Mark Celinscak's Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp (University of Toronto Press, 2015) wins a Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature.
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Posted on 11/6/16

Sarah Phillips Casteel wins Canadian Jewish Literary Award
Sarah Phillips Casteel's Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination (Columbia UP, 2016) has won a Canadian Jewish Literary Award.
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Posted on 9/30/16

Sara Horowitz awarded Canadian Jewish Literary Award
Sara Horowitz awarded the Canadian Jewish Literary Award in Jewish Thought and Culture for "H. G. Adler: Life, Literature and Legacy." [Read More]
Posted on 9/30/16

Barry Trachtenberg named The Michael H. & Deborah K. Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History at Wake Forest University
Barry Trachtenberg has been named The Michael H. & Deborah K. Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History at Wake Forest University.
Posted on 9/6/16