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BOROWITZ /
1973
LITERARY AWARD WINNERS
sor of history at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of
Religion in Cincinnati.
The judges were unanimous in presenting the award to Rabbi
Arthur J. Zuckerman, who is adjunct associate professor of history
at the City College of New York and professor of medieval Jewish
civilization at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He has
also served as director of the B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation at
the City College of New York since 1945. He has been a visiting
professor in medieval Jewish history in Paris and was the re-
cipient of an honorary degree from the Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion. Dr. Zuckerman has written exten-
sively in the medieval and modern fields and in the area of
Jewish-Christian relations. He is receiving the award for his study
entitled
A Jewish Princedom in Feudal France, 768-900,
pub-
lished by Columbia University Press. In the foreword to this vol-
ume Professor Salo W. Baron wrote, “Dr. Zuckerman’s book is an
act of daring. His major thesis . . . he has advanced with scholarly
restraint and judicious reasoning.״