CFA: AAJR Baron Book Prize

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American Academy for Jewish Research

Baron Book Prize

The American Academy for Jewish Research invites submissions for the Salo Wittmayer Baron Book Prize.  The Baron Book Prize ($3,000) is awarded annually to the author of an outstanding first book in Jewish studies.

Eligibility:  An academic book, in English, in any area of Jewish studies published in calendar year 2022.  The work must be the author’s first scholarly book. Authors must have received their Ph.D. within the previous ten years, no earlier than 2012.

Deadline:  Submissions must be received by January 31, 2023. The winner will be notified in late spring 2023.

When submitting a book for consideration, please have four copies sent, along with a statement including the author’s email address and when and where the author received their Ph.D.  In addition, please send a digital submission of the author’s book to the below email address.  Hard copy books can be sent to:

Cheri Thompson
American Academy for Jewish Research
221 E. Michigan Ave #883
Grass Lake, Michigan 49240

Please email when books are
placed in the mail.

For further information, please contact Professor Anna Shternshis, Chair of the prize committee at

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