Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Gershon Bacon

Gershon Bacon is associate professor of Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University, where he holds the Klein Chair for the History of the Rabbinate in Europe during the Modern Period. His areas of research are the social, political and religious history of Polish Jewry in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Among his best-known works are The Politics of Tradition: Agudat Yisrael in Poland, 1916–1939 (1996) and The Jews in Poland and Russia: Bibliographical Essays (1984).

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