Zev Eleff is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. His articles on American Judaism have appeared in American Jewish Archives Journal, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Modern Judaism and Tradition. A Wexner Fellow-Davidson Scholar, he received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and an MA from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Markus Krah is a PhD candidate in Modern Jewish History at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, working on a dissertation in American Jewish history.
David Weinstein is an independent scholar who lives outside of Washington, D.C. and a senior program officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities. He specializes in American cultural history. David is the author of The Forgotten Network: DuMont and the Birth of American Television (2004). The views expressed in his article are his own and do not represent the views of the NEH or the U.S. government
Samuel Moyn is professor of history at Columbia University, where he has taught since 2001. His most recent book is The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (2010).
Susan L. Porter, a historian and museum consultant, is a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University's Women's Studies Research Center and the author of several books and articles. She co-authored Becoming American Jews: Temple Israel of Boston (2009) with Meaghan Dwyer-Ryan and Lisa Fagin Davis.
Ronit Y. Stahl, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan, is writing a dissertation on the state management of religion through the American military chaplaincy.
Aryeh Tuchman served as Research Analyst and as Director of the Library and Research Center at the Anti-Defamation League. He has contributed articles on American antisemitism to Tel Aviv University's annual Anti-Semitism Worldwide. He is currently pursuing a PhD in medieval Jewish history from Yeshiva University and blogs about antisemitism at jhate.wordpress.com. [End Page 1]