Jonathan Sarna

Jonathan Sarna
University Professor & Joseph H. Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University

Jonathan SarnaJonathan Sarna is University Professor and the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and directs its Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. He is also Chief Historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History. Author or editor of more than thirty books on American Jewish history and life, his American Judaism: A History won six awards. Prof. Sarna is an elected member of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy for Jewish Research, and is the recipient of four honorary degrees.

 

Selected Publications

AMERICAN JUDAISM: A HISTORY (2nd ed., Yale U Press 2019)

LINCOLN & THE JEWS: A HISTORY, with Benjamin Shapell ( St. Martin’s, 2015)

WHEN GENERAL GRANT EXPELLED THE JEWS (Nextbook/Schocken, 2012)

THE AMERICANIZATION OF JEWISH CULTURE, 1888-1988 (JPS 1989)

JACKSONIAN JEW: THE TWO WORLDS OF MORDECAI NOAH: (Holmes & Meier, 1981)