Joel Berkowitz is Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at the State University of New York at Albany. He has taught Yiddish literature at Oxford University and is the author of Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage (2002) and editor of a collection of essays, The Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches (2002).
Asher D. Biemann is Lecturer in Modern Jewish Thought and Intellectual History at Harvard University. He is the author of Erkenntnis und Erfüllung (1995) on the concept of wisdom in Martin Buber, editor of the forthcoming Martin Buber Reader (2002), and contributing editor of the 21-volume German edition of Buber's collected works (2002).
Peter Eli Gordon is Assistant Professor of History and Social Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy (forthcoming, early 2003).
Max Likin is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at Rutgers University. He works on the French League of the Rights of Man and the politics of xenophobia. He is also the Book Review Editor of Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions.
Kenneth Moss is a Ph.D. candidate in Jewish History at Stanford University. He is currently completing his dissertation, entitled "'A Time for Tearing Down and a Time for Building Up': Recasting Jewish Culture in Revolutionary Eastern Europe."
Kati Vörös is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at the University of Chicago. She has received two master's degrees: the first in History from the University of Pécs, Hungary, and the second in Central European History from the Central European University, Budapest. She is writing a dissertation on Jewish assimilation in turn-of-the-century Hungary and its relationship to Hungarian national identity in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. [End Page 226]