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AVIVA BEN-UR ( teaches at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. She is the author of Sephardic Jews in America: A Diasporic History (2009) and co-author of Remnant Stones: The Jewish Cemeteries of Suriname: Epitaphs (2009) and Remnant Stones: The Jewish Cemeteries and Synagogues of Suriname: Essays (2012).

GUY MIRON ( teaches modern Jewish history at the Open University of Israel and is the director of the center for research on the Holocaust in Germany at Yad Vashem. His research focuses on German and Central European Jewish history in the twentieth century.

AMOS MORRIS-REICH ( is senior lecturer in the Department of Jewish History and Thought and the director of the Bucerius Institute for the Study of Contemporary German History and Society at the University of Haifa. His book Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876–1980 is forthcoming.

MARSHA L. ROZENBLIT ( is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Maryland. She is the author of The Jews of Vienna, 1867–1914: Assimilation and Identity (1983) and Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria during World War I (2001).

ELLIE SCHAINKER ( is the Arthur Blank Family Foundation Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Emory University. She is currently working on a book about converts from Judaism and the construction of Jewish community in imperial Russia. [End Page 184]



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