Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Beth Wenger

Beth Wenger, who holds a Ph. D. degree from Yale University, is the Katz Family Term Chair in American Jewish History, the Director of the Jewish Studies Program and the Undergraduate Chair of the history department at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of New York Jews and the Great Depression: Uncertain Promise, which was awarded the Salo Baron Prize in Jewish History from the American Academy of Jewish research.

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