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

Cover page of Sarna's Matzah Article

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

"The Touro Monument Controversy: Aniconism vs. Anti-Idolatry in a Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Religious Dispute." Between Jewish Tradition and Modernity: Rethinking an Old Opposition, Essays in Honor of David Ellenson. Ed. Michael A. Meyer and David N. Myers. Detroit: Wayne State UP, Oct 20, 2014. pp. 80-95.