Howard B. Rock

History Of New York Jews Tops Jewish Book Awards

Nobel winner Eric R. Kandel winds LIfetime Achievement Award
01/16/2013 - 19:00

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
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