Mirsky’s book nominated for prestigious Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

Brandeis professor Jehudah Mirsky is one of five finalists for the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for his book “Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution.”
The honor, which was established in 2006 and carries a prize of $100,000, recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the transmission and examination of the of the Jewish experience.
In order to be nominated for the award, candidates must have written a book of literary merit that stimulates an interest in themes of Jewish concern.
The prize is coordinated and administered by the Jewish Book Council and awarded by an independent panel of judges.
Mirsky is an Associate Professor for Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies.

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