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Daniel Greene is director of the Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture at the Newberry Library in Chicago. His book, The Jewish Origins of Cultural Pluralism: The Menorah Association and American Diversity, is forthcoming from Indiana University Press.

Eli Lederhendler is the Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he heads the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. His most recent published work is Jewish Immigrants and American Capitalism, 1880-1920: From Caste to Class (2009).

Riv-Ellen Prell , an anthropologist, is professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota, where she is also affiliated with the Center for Jewish Studies. She is the editor, most recently, of Women Remaking American Judaism (2007), and is currently completing a book on the ways in which Jewish educational summer camps helped to shape American Jewish culture following World War II. She is the coeditor of this special issue.


Yong Chen is associate professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of Chinese San Francisco, 1850-1943: A Transpacific Community (2000) and coeditor of New Perspectives on American History (2010), which was published in Chinese and English.

Evyatar Friesel is professor emeritus of modern Jewish history at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is currently working on a study of Judeophobic trends in Europe.

Bethamie Horowitz, a sociopsychologist, is senior research scientist at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She has conducted extensive research about contemporary American Jewish demography, education, and identity.

Rachel Rubinstein is associate professor of American literature and Jewish studies at Hampshire College. She is the author of Members of the Tribe: Native America in the Jewish Imagination (2010). [End Page v]



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