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Jonathan Marc Gribetz is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey ( He is currently writing a book on the roles of religion and race in the mutual perceptions of Jews and Arabs in Late Ottoman Palestine.

Maureen Jackson is the ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Carleton College in Middle East Studies ( She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Comparative Literature/Textual Studies, focusing on Ottoman-Turkish-Jewish musical ethnographies in the context of imperial and national history. A book based on her dissertation is forthcoming from Stanford University Press.

Adia Mendelson-Maoz is Head of the Hebrew Literature Section in the Department of Literature, Language, and Arts and a faculty member of the M.A. Program for Cultural Studies at the Open University of Israel ( She is the author of Literature as a Moral Laboratory: Readings in Selected 20th-Century Hebrew Prose (2009, in Hebrew).

Jerry Z. Muller is Professor of History at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. ( His most recent book is Capitalism and the Jews (2010). He is currently writing a biography of Jacob Taubes.

Richard C. Parks holds a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota in the program of the History of Medicine ( His dissertation explores "degeneration" and "regeneration" in the Jewish community of Tunis during the interwar years. [End Page 141]



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