Jonathan Sarna, a professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University, was awarded the top prize in the National Jewish Book Awards. Sarna, a member of the JTA board of directors, won for his history of U.S. Jewry, “American Judaism.” The fiction prize has yet to be announced. The awards, given by the Jewish Book Council, will be formally presented Dec. 1 in New York City.
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