Book by history’s Jay Geller named a runner-up for Sachbücher des Monats prize

Die Scholems: Geschichte einer deutsch-jüdischen Familie, a book by Jay Geller—the Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies—was named a runner-up for the Sachbücher des Monats prize, given to the best non-fiction book in Germany each month.

The prize is awarded by an independent jury of scholars, journalists and critics. It is jointly sponsored by the newspapers Die Welt and Neue Zürcher Zeitung and the public radio stations Westdeutscher Rundfunk and Radio Österreich.