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Congratulations to Professor David Shneer, as his recent book was selected as a finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award.

Shneer’s Book Finalist for 2011 National Jewish Book Award

Professor David Shneer, Singer Chair in Jewish History at CU. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Congratulations to David Shneer, Professor of History and Director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder as his recent book, “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust” was selected as a finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category.

As the longest-running North American awards program of its kind in the field of Jewish literature, the National Jewish Book Awards is designed to recognize outstanding books of Jewish interest. Awards were given out for 2011 in fourteen categories. A complete list of the 2011 National Jewish Book Award winners and finalists is available at www.JewishBookCouncil.org.

There are a few remaining copies of “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes” in hardback for sale through the CU Art Museum. Signed copies are $45 plus shipping and handling. Proceeds benefit the exhibit and collection that has been established at CU as a result of Professor Shneer’s research. To purchase a book, contact Jennifer Conrad at 303.492.3008 or via email at jennifer.conrad@colorado.edu.

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