David N. Myers is a professor of Jewish history and the Robert N. Burr Department Chair of the UCLA History Department.

Think Google Killed the Library? Think Again

As more scholars and students turn to digital sources, libraries and archives are discovering a new purpose and new audiences


Remembering the Satmar Movement’s Chronicler

Shlomo Yankel Gelbman was a self-trained historian and prolific writer


Freud and the Marranos: How Yosef H. Yerushalmi Gave Voice to Jews Caught Between Worlds

Two new books explore the complex legacy and rich life of the great Jewish historian of conversos and Marranos


History of the Jews, Heinrich Graetz (1891)

The first large-scale account of Jewish history was as warm and imaginative as it was intellectually innovative

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