Three Harvard seniors have been named recipients of the 2022 Selma and Lewis Weinstein Prize in Jewish Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University recently announced.

Shoshana F. Boardman, a senior in Winthrop House, was awarded first place for her essay “Babylonian Incantation Bowl Onomastics.” Sonia F. Epstein, a senior from Eliot House, submitted “To Build and To Be Built: Tuberculosis Control and the Zionist Movement, 1922-1957,” which won the second-place prize. Hannah Mae Miller, a senior in Quincy House, received a special citation for her entry, “Let My People Go! The Movement for Soviet Jewish Emigration’s Impact on US Human Rights Policies 1963-1975.”

The Weinstein Prize, which is given to the Harvard University student(s) who submits the best undergraduate essay in Jewish studies, was established by Lewis H. Weinstein ’27, LL.B. 1930.

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