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Reference Award

Reference Award

The AJL Judaica Bibliography Award, funded by Eric Chaim Kline of Los Angeles, was established to encourage the publication of outstanding Judaica bibliographies. Publishers wishing to submit books or inquire about the award should contact the Reference and Bibliography Awards Committee chair, Amalia Levi.

Read the press release about this year’s winners.

Author/EditorTitlePublisherPublication YearISBNAwardAward Year
Baker, ZacharyResources in Yiddish StudiesGeveb : a Journal of Yiddish Stories2017Reference (Honorable Mention)2018
Cohen, Julia, Stein, SarahSephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700-1950 Stanford University Press20149780804771658Reference (Honorable Mention)2015
Babakniya, ArdashirHulukastDavid S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies20129780983076605Reference (Honorable Mention)2013
Collins, John J., Harlow, Daniel C.The Eerdmans dictionary of early Judaism 20109780802825490Reference (Honorable Mention)2011
Bartrop, Paul R., Dickerman, MichaelHolocaust: An Encyclopedia and Document CollectionABC-CLIO20179781440840838Reference Award2018
Schaechter-Viswanath, Gitl, Glasser, Paul, Lapin, Chava Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary (based on the lexical research of Mordkhe Schaechter)Indiana University Press20169780253022820Reference Award2016
Feldman, Louis H., Kugel, James L., Schiffman, Lawrence H. Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to ScriptureJewish Publication Society20149780827609334Reference Award2015
Beinfeld, Solon, Bochner, HarryComprehensive Yiddish-English DictionaryIndiana University Press20139780253009838Reference Award2014
Stillman, Norman A.Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic world Brill20109789004176782Reference Award2011
Megargee, Geroffrey G.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum encyclopedia of camps and ghettos, 1933-1945Indiana University Press20099780253353283Reference Award2010
Hundert, Gershon David YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern EuropeYale University Press20089780300119039Reference Award2008
Sherman, JosephWriters in YiddishThomson Gale20079780787681517Reference Award2007
Blau, JoshuaMilon le-t_ek_st_im _Arviyim-Yehudiyim mi-Yeme ha-Benayim 20069789652081711Reference Award2006
Nigal, GedalyahLek_sik_on ha-sipur ha-h_asidiha-Mekhon le-h_ek_er ha-sifrut ha-h_asidit2005Reference Award2005
Reisner, RosalindJewish American Literature: A Guide to Reading InterestsLibraries Unlimited20049781563089848Reference Award2004
Faiguenboim, Guilherme, Valadares, Paulo, Campagnano, Anna RosaDiciona_rio sefaradi de sobrenomes : inclusive crista_os novos, conversos, marranos, italianos, berberes e sua histo_ria na Espanha, Portugal e Ita_liaFraiha20039788585989200Reference Award2003
Malka, Jeffrey S., Sephardic GenealogyAvotaynuAvotaynu20029781886223141Reference Award2002
Spector, Shmuel, Wigoder, GeoffreyThe Encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust Yad Vashem20019780814793565Reference Award2001
Brisman, ShimeonA history and guide to Judaic dictionaries and concordances Ktav20009780881256581Reference Award2000
Weiner, MiriamJewish Roots in Ukraine and MoldovaMiriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation19999780965650816Reference Award1999
Mohrer, Fruma, Web, MarekGuide to the YIVO ArchivesM.E. Sharpe19979780765601308Reference Award1998
Hyman, E. Paula, Moore, Deborah DashJewish women in America : an historical encyclopedia Routledge19979780415919364Reference Award1997
Beider, AlexanderA dictionary of Jewish surnames from the Kingdom of Poland Avotaynu19969780962637391Reference Award1996
Shapiro, Ann R.Jewish American women writers : a bio-bibliographical and critical sourcebook Greenwood Press19949780313284373Reference Award1995
Marcus, Jacob Rader, Daniels, Judith M. The concise dictionary of American Jewish biographyCarlson19949780926019744Reference Award1994
Nulman, MacyThe encyclopedia of Jewish prayer : Ashkenazic and Sephardic rites Jason Aronson19939780876683705Reference Award1993
Cutter, Charles, Oppenheim, Micha FalkJudaica reference sources : a selective, annotated bibliographic guideDenali Press19939780938737315Reference Award1993
Fischel, Jack, Pinsker, SanfordJewish-American History and Culture : An Encyclopedia19929780824066222Reference Award1992
Mokotoff, Gary, Sack, Sallyann Amdur Where once we walked : a guide to the Jewish communities destroyed in the HolocaustAvotaynu19919780962637315Reference Award1991
Encyclopedia of the HolocaustMacmillan19909780028960906Reference Award1990
Steinsaltz, AdinThe Talmud : the Steinsaltz EditionRandom House19899780394576664Reference Award1989
Bratkowsky, Joan Gloria Yiddish linguistics : a multilingual bibliography Garland19889780824098049Reference Award1988
Brisman, ShimeonA history and guide to Judaic encyclopedias and lexicons / _c Shimeon Brisman.Hebrew Union College Press19879780878209095Reference Award1987
Kagan, BerlLek_sik_on fun Yidish-shraybers : mit_ hesofes_ un tik_unim tsum Lek_sik_on fun der nayer Yidisher lit_erat_ur, un 5,800 psev_donimen1986Reference Award1986
Feldman, Louis, H.Josephus and modern scholarship, 1937-1980W. de Gruyter19849783110081381Reference Award1984
Galron, Joseph (Yossi)Body of WorkSpecial Body-of-Work Citation2009
Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit at the University of Cambridge, Reif, StefanBody of Work2007Special Body-of-Work Citation2007
Avotaynu, Inc.AvotaynuSpecial Body-of-Work Citation2003
Kaganoff,Nathan M.Body of Work: Judaica AmericanaCarlson19959780926019751Special Body-of-Work Citation1995