Jonathan D. Sarna is University Professor and Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, where he directs the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. He is the author of, among other titles, American Judaism: A History and When General Grant Expelled the Jews.

The Future of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Is American anti-Semitism really distinctive from that of other diaspora countries? Just how worried should we be?


Subversive Jews and American Culture

Notes on the Leonard Milberg collection of early American Judaica, currently at Princeton in the impressive ‘By Dawn’s Early Light’ exhibit


The Jewish Vote and the Nagging Question of Dual Loyalty

Charges have dogged American Jews since the 1868 election, as Jonathan Sarna explains in ‘When General Grant Expelled the Jews’


United State

A recent contretemps in Israel served to underscore the surprising and recent cohesion among the branches of U.S. Judaism

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