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Dr. Jonathan Sarna is University Professor and the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University. > more

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Scholarly Articles

Professor Sarna is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles on a wide range of topics, including American Jewish culture, contemporary Jewish life, and Jewish-Christian relations. > more

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Professor Sarna is the author of more than thirty books on various aspects of American Jewish life and history. > more

Latest Publications

"Why the Rush to Tear Down Grant's Tomb is Ignorant." The Forward, August 24, 2017.

"The Immigration Clause that Transformed Orthodox Judaism in the United States." With Zev Eleff. In American Jewish History, Volume 101, Number 3 (July 2017): 357-376. Johns Hopkins University Press.

”Louisa B. Hart: An Orthodox Jewish Woman's Voice from the Civil War Era,” in "You Arose, A Mother in Israel: A Festschrift in Honor of Blu Greenberg," ed. Devorah Zlochower. 95-102. New York: Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, 2017.