Former Frankel Institute Fellow Marjorie Lehman was recognized as a finalist for two books in the subjects of Women's Studies and Education and Jewish Identity in the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards. Lehman was a fellow in the 2013-14 academic year when the theme was “New Perspectives on Gender & Jewish Life.”

In the category of Women's Studies, Lehman was a finalist, along with co-editors Jane L. Kanarek and Simon J. Bronner, for Mother in the Jewish Cultural Imagnination, the fifth volume of Jewish Cultural Studies, published in August of 2017 by Liverpool University Press.

Lehman earned the title of finalist in the subject of Education and Jewish Identity for Learning to Read Talmud: What It Looks Like and How It Happens, which was also co-edited by Jane L. Kanarek, published in August of 2016 by Academic Studies Press.

Marjorie Lehman is Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

See the full list of winners and finalists at the link below.

2017 National Jewish Book Awards