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Jess Olson is associate professor of Jewish history and the associate director of the Center for Israel Studies at Yeshiva University. He is the author of Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy (2013).

Benjamin Pollak is a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on Jewish writers and literary culture in New York City between World War I and the early years of the Cold War.

Art Simon is associate professor of Film Studies in the English Department at Montclair State College. He is co-editor of The Wiley – Blackwell History of American Film (2012).

Jeffrey Taffet is a professor of history at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. He is the author of Foreign Aid as Foreign Policy: The Alliance for Progress in Latin America (2007).


Sandra McGee Deutsch is professor of history at University of Texas at El Paso. Her most recent book is Crossing Borders, Claiming a Nation: A History of Argentine JewishWomen, 1880–1955 (2010).

Steven J. Gold is professor of sociology at Michigan State University. His most recent book is The International Handbook of Migration Studies (editor, with Stephanie J. Nawyn, 2013).

Rachel Gordan received her doctorate from Harvard University. She teaches American Jewish history at the University of Toronto and is working on a book about post-World War II American Judaism.

Hadassa Kosak is an associate professor of History at Yeshiva University. She is the author of Cultures of Opposition: Jewish Immigrant Workers, New York City, 1881–1905 (2000).

Susan L. Malbin is Director of Library & Archives at the American Jewish Historical Society in New York and teaches a graduate archive seminar at the Pratt Institute School of Library and Information Science. [End Page v]

Mary McCune is associate professor of History and Director of the Women’s Studies Program at SUNY Oswego. She is the author of “The Whole Wide World, Without Limits”: International Relief, Gender Politics, and American Jewish Women, 1893–1930 (2005).

Stephen H. Norwood, professor of history and Judaic studies, University of Oklahoma, is the author most recently of Antisemitism and the American Far Left (2013) and The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower (2009), which was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Holocaust Studies.

Riv-Ellen Prell is professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota. Her most recent book is Women Remaking American Judaism (2008). [End Page vi]



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