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Arthur Kiron

Arthur Kiron is Curator of Judaica Collections at the University of Pennsylvania Library and adjunct assistant professor of history in Penn’s History Department. Kiron received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and specializes in Atlantic Jewish history and the history of the Jewish book. Among his recent publications are “An Atlantic Jewish Republic of Letters?” in Jewish History vol. 20, nos. 1–2 (2006) and

La Casa Editrice Belforte e L’Arte Della Stampa in Ladino/The Belforte Publishing House and the Art of Ladino Printing (Italian translation by Silvia Guastalla).

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Emily Solis-Cohen

Emily Solis-Cohen was a prominent poet, historian, and philanthropist. As a community leader, she conducted American Jewish historical research and used this knowledge to publish both poetic and nonfiction works that celebrated the lives of Jewish Americans, and especially Jewish women.

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