Professor Shneer Wins Book Award

David Shneer has received the 2013 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in the category of Jews and the Arts.  The judges in this division praised his book, Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust, as “a ground-breaking study” that is “meticulously researched” and which “opens new directions in social and cultural history and the history of the Holocaust, and demonstrates the importance of photography and the arts in our understanding of Jewish history.”