Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

The Research Libraries, Archives, and Spe­cial Col­lec­tions Divi­sion (RAS) of the Asso­ci­a­tion of Jew­ish Libraries just announced the win­ners of the 2008 AJL Judaica Ref­er­ence & Bib­li­og­ra­phy Awards.

Ref­er­ence Award:
Ger­shon David Hun­dert. 2008The YIVO ency­clo­pe­dia of Jews in East­ern Europe. New Haven [Conn.]: Yale Uni­ver­si­ty Press.

Bib­li­og­ra­phy Award:

Binyamin Rich­ler, Malachi Beit-Arié, and Nurit Pasṭer­naḳ. 2008Hebrew man­u­scripts in the Vat­i­can Library: Cat­a­logue. Cit­tà del Vat­i­cano: Bib­liote­ca apos­toli­ca Vaticana.

Bib­li­og­ra­phy Hon­or­able Mention:
Edith Lubet­s­ki and Meir Lubet­s­ki. 2008The Book of Esther: A Clas­si­fied Bib­li­og­ra­phy. Bible bib­li­ogra­phies. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press.