William Cutter is Professor of Education and Hebrew Literature at Hebrew Union College—JIR in Los Angeles. He is currently working on the literature and thought of Berdyczewski and has recently published a series of articles on Berdyczewski's understanding of language. A volume of essays in honor of Arnold Band will soon be published under his co-editorship. He has also devoted recent years to a consideration of the phenomenon of translation of the Western canon into Modern Hebrew.
L. Scott Lerner is Assistant Professor of French and Italian at Franklin and Marshall College. He has published on Proust and the Dreyfus Affair and is at work on a study of narrative and Jewish identity in post-emancipation France and Italy.
Heinz-Dietrich Löwe taught at Freiburg and Oxford universities and presently holds the chair for East European History at Heidelberg University. He is the author of The Tsars and Jews (1993) and Die Lage der Bauern in Russland (1987).
Jeffrey Shandler is currently the Smart Family Fellow at the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University. He holds a Ph.D. in Yiddish Studies from Columbia University. His publications include While America Watches: Televising the Holocaust (1999) and Encounters with the Holy Land: Place, Past and Future in American Jewish Culture (1997).
Daniel Soyer is Assistant Professor of History at Fordham University. His book Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880–1939 (1997) was co-winner of the 1999 Saul Viener Award of the American Jewish Historical Society.
Adam Sutcliffe is the Chaim Lopata Assistant Professor of European Jewish History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is completing a book on Jewish themes in the debates of the European Enlightenment.
Scott Ury is a doctoral candidate at the Hebrew University's Institute of Contemporary Jewry. His dissertation focuses on the impact of the Revolution of 1905 on Jewish politics in Warsaw. [End Page 229]