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Liora R. Halperin is an assistant professor of history at the University of Colorado, Boulder ( Her book on the politics of language in Mandate Palestine is forthcoming from Yale University Press. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has previously taught at Princeton and Yale.

Alma Rachel Heckman is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at the University of California, Los Angeles ( After graduating from Wellesley College in 2009, she was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to Morocco for the 2009–10 academic year. Her dissertation concerns Jewish engagement in the Moroccan Communist Party from 1945 to 1975.

Laura Jockusch is Martin Buber Society Fellow in Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem ( She is the author of Collect and Record! Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Postwar Europe (2012). Her current research explores Jewish conceptions of retributive justice in postwar Germany.

Frances Malino is the Sophia Moses Robison Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Wellesley College ( She is the author of The Sephardic Jews of Bordeaux: Assimilation and Emancipation in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France (1978) and A Jew in the French Revolution: The Life of Zalkind Hourwitz (1996) and coeditor of several other volumes.

Marina Mogilner is the Edward and Marianna Thaden Professor in Russian and East European Intellectual History at the University of Illinois at Chicago ( She is cofounder and editor of the international quarterly Ab Imperio.

Jennifer R. Perlmutter is an associate professor of French and chair of the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Portland State University ( She is currently working on a book that explores nationhood and identity in the depiction of Jewish characters in early modern French fiction. [End Page 148]



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