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Sasha Senderovich selected as National Jewish Book Award finalist

January 20, 2023

How the Soviet Jew Was Made by Sasha Senderovich, May 2022
New book "How the Soviet Jew Was Made" by faculty Sasha Senderovich (Photo by Meryl Schenker)

Sasha Senderovich, an assistant professor at the Jackson School and Slavic Languages and Literature, was named a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award 2022 in the category Modern Jewish Thought and Experience for his book  “How the Soviet Jew Was Made” (Harvard University Press, 2022). The award is hosted by the New York-based Jewish Book Council.

His most recent article related to the book, An American Package for Soviet Jews,” was published on Jan. 18, 2023 in A Journal of Yiddish Studies.