Editorial Board


Hasia Diner

Hasia Diner is the Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at New York University, with a joint appointment in the Department of History and in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies. She is also the Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at NYU. Her areas of research include American Jewish history, American immigration history and women's history. She is the author of many publications relating to Jewish America including: The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 (2004); Hungering for America: Italian, Irish and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration (2002); Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present (2002); and The Lower East Side Memories: The Jewish Place in America (2000).

Jonathan D. Sarna

Dr. Jonathan Sarna is the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and Chief Historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History. Dubbed by the Forward newspaper in 2004 as one of America's fifty most influential American Jews, he was Chief Historian for the 350th Anniversary Commemoration of the American Jewish community, and is recognized as a leading commentator on American Jewish history, religion and life. In 2009, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Sarna has written, edited or coedited more than twenty-five books relating to American Jewish history and life including: Jews and the Civil War: A Reader (2010); A Time to Every Purpose: Letters to a Young Jew (2008); and the award-winning American Judaism: A History (2004).