Lown Center for Judaica Studies, 304
Departments/ProgramsNear Eastern and Judaic Studies
DegreesBrandeis University, Ph.D.
Harvard University, M.A.
Jewish Theological Seminary, B.R.E.
Columbia University, B.S.
ExpertiseModern Jewish history.
Awards and Honors
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa> Hebrew College (2012)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Brandeis University (2011)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Weizmann Institute of Science (2007)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Ben Gurion University, Israel (2005)
Member, Board of Directors, The Abraham Fund Initiative, New York, NY (2003)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Fairfield University (1999)
Elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations (1999)
Appointed by President William Jefferson Clinton to serve on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Assets in the United States (1998)
Member, Executive Committee, Board of the Leo Baeck Institute of New York (1998)
Member, International Panel of the Commission on the Clarification of Nazi Activities in the Argentine Republic (1997)
Doctor of Hebrew Letters, honoris causa. The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1996)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion (1995)
Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1995)
Elected Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research (1993)
Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society [England] (1992)
First recipient of the President of Israel Prize awarded by the Knesset (Israeli parliament) (1990)
Shazar Prize in History (Israel) (1988)
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (1987 - 1988)
National Jewish Book Award - Biography (Chaim Weizmann) (1986)
Simon Guggenheim Award (1979 - 1980)
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship (1975 - 1976)
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-author, with Monika Schwarz-Friesel. Die Sprache der Judenfeindschaft im 21.Jahrhundert. Berlin: De Gruyer, 2013. (forthcoming)
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-author, with Yaacov Shavit. The Road to September 1939 [Hebrew]. Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 2012.
Reinharz, Jehuda, with Yaacov Shavit. The Scientific God. Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2011.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Monika Schwarz-Friesel and Evyatar Friesel. Aktueller Antisemitismus in Deutschland -- Ein Phänomen der Mitte. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010.
Reinharz, Jehuda, with Yaacov Shavit. Glorious, Accursed Europe. Tel Aviv: Am Oved (published in Hebrew in 2006); published in English 2010 by University Press of New England, 2010.
Reinharz, Jehuda, with Yaacov Shavit. Darwin and His Circle. Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad (published in Hebrew), 2009.
Reinharz,Jehuda, Co-editor, with Itamar Rabinovich. Israel in the Middle East, 1948-1983. Oxford University Press, 1984; second revised and expanded edition, Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, 2008.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Shulamit Reinharz and Motti Golani. A Fearless Visionary in the Land of Israel: The Letters of Manya Shohat 1906-1960. Jerusalem: Yad Ben Zvi (published in Hebrew), 2005.
Reinharz, Jehuda, with Anita Shapira and Jay Harris. The Era of Political Zionism. Jerusalem: Shazar Center (published in Hebrew), 2000.
Reinharz, Jehuda, with Benjamin Halpern. Zionism and the Creation of a New Society. Oxford University Press 1998; Revised edition in paperback, University Press of New England, 2000 Brandeis University; translated/published in Hebrew by Merkaz Zalman Shazar (Jerusalem), 2000.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-Editor, with Anita Shapira. Essential Papers on Zionism. New York University Press, 1996.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Yosef Salmon and Gideon Shimoni. Nationalism and Jewish Politics: New Perspectives. Merkaz Shazar and Tauber Institute in Hebrew, 1996.
Reinharz, Jehuda. Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Statesman. New York: Oxford University Press,1993; Published in Hebrew by Hasifriyah Hazionit, 1996.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Anita Shapira and Shmuel Almog. Zionut Vedat. Jerusalem; published in English as Zionism and Religion by University Press of New England in 1998: 1993.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Guest editor (with George Mosse). The Impact of Western Nationalisms, Essays Dedicated to Walter Z. Laqueur on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The Journal of Contemporary History, Volume 26, nos. 3-4: (expanded version published by Sage Publication in 1992), 1992.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Walter Schatzberg. The Jewish Response to German Culture: From the Enlightenment to World War II. University Press of New England, 1985; Paperback, 1991.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Yisrael Guttman, Ezra Mendelsohn and Chone Shmeruk. The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars. Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, 1991.
Reinharz, Jehuda. Hashomer Hazair in Germany, 1931-1939. Sifriat Poalim (published in Hebrew), 1989.
Reinharz,Jehuda, ed.. Living with Antisemitism: Modern Jewish Responses. University Press of New England, A selection of the Jewish Book Club; Paperback (UPNE), 1987.
Reinharz,Jehuda. Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Zionist Leader. Oxford University Press, 1985, [Published in Hebrew by Hasifriyah Hazionit, 1987] Paperback (OUP), 1987.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Daniel Swetschinski. Mystics, Philosophers and Politicians, Essays in Jewish Intellectual History in Honor of Alexander Altmann. Duke University Press, 1982.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Editor. Dokumente zur Geschichte des deutschen Zionismus, 1882-1933 (Schriftenreihe Wissenschaftlicher Abhandlungen des Leo Baeck Instituts, 37). Tuebingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1981.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Co-editor, with Paul Mendes-Flohr. The Jew in the Modern World - A Documentary History. Oxford University Press (Hardcover and paperback). [Second edition, 1995. Third Edition, 2011.], 1980.
Reinharz, Jehuda, Editor, Volume IX. The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann, 1918-1920. Israel Universities Press and Rutgers University Press, 1977 (translated into Hebrew and published by Mossad Bialik, 1978), 1978.
Reinharz,Jehuda. Fatherland or Promised Land? The Dilemma of the German Jew, 1893-1914. University of Michigan Press, 1975.