Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Sarah Abrevaya Stein
Professor of History, Maurice Amado Chair in Sephardic Studies
Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director, Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies
UCLA

Sarah Abrevaya SteinSarah Abrevaya Stein is Professor of History, Maurice Amado Chair in Sephardic Studies at UCLA, and Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of UCLA’s Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies. A Guggenheim Fellow, her award-winning books include Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2016), Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria (University of Chicago Press, 2014), and Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce (Yale University Press, 2008). She is also co-editor of four books, including The Holocaust and North Africa, edited by Aomar Boum and Sarah Abrevaya Stein (Stanford University Press, 2018) and Sephardi Lives: a documentary history, 1700-1950, edited by Julia Phillips Cohen and Sarah Abrevaya Stein (Stanford University Press, 2014). She is now completing a book that traces the history of a single Sephardic family across the globe and the arc of the twentieth century for Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Macmillan Publishers.

Selected Publications

Edited with Aomar Boum, The Holocaust and North Africa (Stanford University Press, 2018)

Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Edited with Julia Phillips Cohen, Sephardi Lives: a Documentary History, 1700-1950 (Stanford University Press, 2014)

Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria (University of Chicago Press, 2014)

Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce (Yale University Press, 2008)

Making Jews Modern: the Yiddish and Ladino Press in the Russian and Ottoman Empires (Indiana University Press, 2004)