Judith FriedmanRosen is a research associate at CUNY Graduate School and has taught modern Jewish history at Queens College and Brooklyn College. A graduate of Stern College for Women (B.A.) and Bernard Revel Graduate School (M.A.) at Yeshiva University, Rosen received her Ph.D. in modern Jewish history from New York University. Among her many roles as a local and national civic leader, Rosen held a five-year elected position on the New York City Board of Education Community School Board. She was also a founder of the Middle East Quarterly.