WINNER OF THE SHAPIRO AWARD: Diego Rotman, The Stage as a Temporary Home

Annual Shapiro Award for Best Book in Israel Studies

The Association for Israel Studies annually awards the Shapiro Prize for the best book in Israel Studies published during the last calendar year. This award honors the memory of Yonathan Shapiro (1929-1997), one of Israel’s most distinguished and influential sociologists. The award pays tribute to outstanding scholarship in the history, politics, society, law, economics, state, and culture of Israel and also the pre-1948 Jewish community in Palestine.

2019 (for books published in 2018):
Diego Rotman, The Stage as a Temporary Home – On Dzigan and Shumacher’s Theater, 1927-1980 (Jerusalem, Magnes press)