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Book of the Year Awarded to Anonymous Soldiers by Bruce Hoffman
From JBC press release:
The Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award is awarded to Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917 – 1947 (Knopf) by Bruce Hoffman, “a morally illuminating and challenging work about the role of violence in politics.” This crucial new study examines anticolonial attitudes and actions of Jewish operations in the last three decades of Mandate Palestine preceding the establishment of the State of Israel.
The winners of the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards will be honored on March 9 at a gala awards celebration to be held at the Center for Jewish History in New York City .
About the National Jewish Book Awards : As the longest running North American awards program in the field of Jewish literature, the National Jewish Book Awards is designed to recognize outstanding books of Jewish interest. The honor is awarded in 1820 individual categories. A complete list of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award winners and finalists follows and additional information is available at www.JewishBookCouncil.org.