American Jewish Historical Society honors Sarna

Professor Jonathan SarnaPhoto/Mike Lovett

Jonathan Sarna

The American Jewish Historical Society has presented the 2016 Lee Max Friedman Award to Jonathan Sarna, the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History.
The Lee Max Friedman Award is awarded biennially to recognize special achievement in research, scientific and popular writing, teaching and support of specific historical projects in the field of American Jewish history.
Sarna is being honored for his extensive writing on American Jewish history, which includes editing, authoring and co-editing more than 30 books related to the American Jewish history. The award will be presented at the Biennial Scholars’ Conference of the Academic Council at the Center for Jewish History in New York City on June 20.
The American Jewish Historical Society is the oldest ethnic, cultural archive in the United States. AJHS provides access to more than 25 million documents and 50,000 books, photographs, art and artifacts that reflect the history of the Jewish presence in the United States from 1654 to the present.

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