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The following titles have been named the winners of this year’s National Jewish Book Awards:

Fiction: “The Wedding Jester” (Graywolf Press) by Steve Stern

Non-fiction: “Yosl Rakover Talks to God” (Pantheon Books) by Zvi Kolitz

Children’s Literature: “With All My Heart, With All My Mind” (Simon and Schuster) edited by Sandy Asher

Autobiography/Memoir: “King David’s Harp” (University of New Mexico Press) edited by Steven Sadow

Children’s Picture Book: “Joseph Had A Little Overcoat” (Penguin Putnam, Inc.) by Simms Taback

Eastern European Studies: “Polin” edited by Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky

Education: “Transmission and Transformation: A Jewish Perspective on Moral Education” by Carol K. Ingall

History: “Berlin Metropolis: Jews and the New Culture 1890-1918” edited by Emily D. Bilski

Holocaust: “Reading the Holocaust” (Cambridge University Press) by Inga Clendinnen

Israel/Zionism: “The Multiple Identities of the Middle East” (Schocken Books) by Bernard Lewis

Jewish-Christian Relations: “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews: A Jewish Life and the Emergence of Christianity” (Alfred A. Knopf) by Paula Fredriksen

Jewish Thought: “The Religious Thought of Hasidim” (KTAV Publishing House) by Norman Lamm

Reference: “The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning” (University of Indiana Press) by Eli Yassif

Scholarship: “Living Letters of the Law: Ideas of the Jew in Medieval Christianity” (University of VCalifornia Press) by Jeremy Cohen

Sephardic and Ashkenazic Culture: “A Drizzle of Honey: The Lives and Recipes of Spain’s Secret Jews (St. Martin’s Press) by David Gitlitz and Linda Davidson

Sephardic Studies: “Heretics or Daughters of Israel?: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castille” (Oxford University Press) by Renee Levine Melammed

Women’s Studies: “Heretics or Daughters of Israel?: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castille” (Oxford University Press) by Renee Levine Melammed

Yiddish Language and Culture: “Poyln” (Henry Holt/Metropolitan Books) by Marek Web

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