National Jewish Book Award 2019 Winners

By Jewish Book Council

By Jewish Book Council

America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

Pamela Nadell

$17.95 $16.51

Winner: Jewish Book of the Year

The Foundations of American Jewish Liberalism

Kenneth D. Wald


Winner: American Jewish Studies

The World That We Knew

Alice Hoffman

$27.99 $25.75

Winner: Book Club Award

Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story

Lesléa Newman and Amy June Bates

$17.99 $16.55

Winner: Children's Literature

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

Bari Weiss

$20.00 $18.40

Winner: Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice


Sarah Blake

$16.00 $14.72

Winner: Debut Fiction

Antisemitism: Here and Now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

$25.95 $23.87

Winner: Education and Jewish Identity

Fly Already: Stories

Etgar Keret

$16.00 $14.72

Winner: Fiction

Jewish Cuisine in Hungary: A Cultural History with 83 Authentic Recipes

András Koerner

$60.00 $55.20

Winner: Food Writing and Cookbooks

The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary

Robert Alter

$125.00 $115.00

Winner: Lifetime Achievement

Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Elissa Bemporad


Winner: Modern Jewish Thought and Experience

Deaf Republic: Poems

Ilya Kaminsky

$16.00 $14.72

Winner: Poetry

A Mortuary of Books: The Rescue of Jewish Culture After the Holocaust

Elisabeth Gallas


Winner: Writing Based on Archival Material

Someday We Will Fly

Rachel DeWoskin

$10.99 $10.11

Winer: Young Adult Literature