Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Medieval and early modern Jewish history. Jews of Venice. institution of the ghetto. Raison d'etat and the Jews in early modern Europe
Scholarship centers on wide range of issues arising from the experiences of the Jews of Venice, such as the attitude of the religious and secular authorities toward the Jews, their legal status, economic activities, communal structure, living quarters
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Jewish Theological Seminary, M.H.L.
Harvard University, M.A.
Brandeis University, B.A.
Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbi
Awards and Honors
Initiated as member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2005)
Fellow, American Academy for Jewish Research (1996)
Littauaer Foundation grant (1994 - 1995)
Associate Editor, Association for Jewish Studies Review (1992 - 1999)
Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University (1986 - 1987)
American Council of Learned Societies grant-in-aid (1980 - 1981)
|NEJS||35a||History of the Jews from 1492 to the Present|
|NEJS||140a||History of the Jews from the Maccabees to 1497|
|NEJS||151b||Ghettos, Gondolas, and Gelato: The Italian Jewish Experience|
|NEJS||152b||Anti-Judaism, Anti-Semitism, and Anti-Zionism|