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Avi Bareli is a lecturer at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ( His book, Mapai in Israel’s Early Independence, 1948–1953 (2007, in Hebrew), received the Ben Zvi Prize in 2008. He is the editor of the multidisciplinary journal Iyunim Bitkumat Israel.

Jordan Finkin is the Cowley Lecturer in Post-Biblical Hebrew at the University of Oxford ( His work focuses on Hebrew and Yiddish modernism, and he is the author of A Rhetorical Conversation: Jewish Discourse in Modern Yiddish Literature (2010).

Tony Michels is the George L. Mosse Associate Professor in American Jewish History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison ( He is the author of A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York (2005), the editor of Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History (forthcoming from New York University Press), and co-editor, with Mitchell Hart, of the Cambridge History of Judaism (to be published in 2012).

David Slucki is a tutor in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University ( He recently completed his Ph.D. at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization. His dissertation is entitled “The Jewish Labor Bund after the Holocaust: A Comparative History.”

Arlene Stein is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers ( She is the author of three books, including The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (2001), and the editor of two collections of essays on American political culture, primarily focusing on sexual politics. She is currently completing a book about Holocaust storytelling in America. [End Page 145]



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