Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Gerald Sorin

Gerald Sorin is former chair of the History Department and continues to serve as director of the Jewish Studies Program at the State University of New York at New Paltz. His books include The Prophetic Minority: American Jewish Immigrant Radicals, 1880–1920; The Nurturing Neighborhood: The Brownsville Boys Club and Jewish Community in Urban America, 1940–1990; A Time for Building: The Third Migration, 1880–1920; Tradition Transformed: The Jewish Experience in America and Irving Howe: A Life of Passionate Dissent, winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 2002. Sorin has also published numerous essays and reviews on aspects of ethnic identity and acculturation.

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