The Judaica Reference & Bibliography Awards

By AJL's Recommended Books for ALL Readers

By AJL's Recommended Books for ALL Readers

Pogroms: A Documentary History

Eugene M. Avrutin


2022 Reference Award Winner

Essays on the Making of the Early Hebrew Book


2022 Bibliography Award Winner

Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature

$29.95 $27.55

2021 Reference Award Winner

Historical Atlas of Hasidism

Marcin Wodzinski


2019 Reference Award Winner

Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories That Shaped Early Judaism

Malka Z Simkovich

$29.95 $27.55

2019 Honorable Mention (Reference)

Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700-1950

Julia Philips Cohen and Sarah Abrevaya Stein


2015 Honorable Mention (Reference)

Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary


2014 Reference Award Winner

Bibliographia Karaitica: An Annotated Bibliography of Karaites and Karaism. Karaite Texts and Studies, Volume 2

Barry Dov Walfish and Mikhail Kizilov


2012 Bibliography Award Winner

Bibliography of Jews in the Islamic World


2011 Bibliography Award Winner

The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism


2011 Honorable Mention (Reference)

The Book of Esther: A Classified Bibliography

Edith Lubetski and Meir Lubetski


2008 Honorable Mention (Bibliography)

Writers in Yiddish


2007 Reference Award Winner

A Dictionary of Mediaeval Judaeo-Arabic Texts

Joshua Blau


2006 Reference Award Winner

The Sixteenth Century Hebrew Book (2 Vols): An Abridged Thesaurus

Marvin Heller


2004 Bibliography Award Winner

Jewish American Literature: A Guide to Reading Interests

Rosalind Reisner


2004 Reference Award Winner