Eric R. Kandel

History Of New York Jews Tops Jewish Book Awards

Nobel winner Eric R. Kandel winds LIfetime Achievement Award
01/17/2013

A three-volume study of New York's highly influential Jewish community won top honors in the 2012 National Jewish Book Awards, announced on Wednesday.

"City Of Promises: A History of the Jews Of New York," edited by Deborah Dash Moore, won the Evereett Family Foundation's Jewish Book of the Year Award, which is bestowed by the New York-based Jewish Book Council.

The work includes conributions from Howard B. Rock, Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer and Jeffrey S. Gurock with a visual essay by Diana L. Linden. The book was published by New York University Press.

"City Of Promises," the 2012 Jewish Book Of The Year

National Jewish Book Award Winners Announced

In this season of awards, the Jewish Book Council announced the winners of its 2012 National Jewish Book Awards, recognizing a range of new and established authors.

Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel was named the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Columbia University professor is the author of “In Search of Memory” (Norton).
 

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