Aron Rodrigue

Aron Rodrigue
Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History
Stanford University

Aron Rodrigue is the Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History at Stanford University. He obtained his PhD at Harvard University. His research focuses on the history and culture of Sephardi Jewries as well as on the history of the Jews of modern France. He is the recipient of the Alberto Benveniste Prize (Paris) for Research in Sephardic Studies, 2011, and of the National Jewish Book Council Honor Award in Sephardic Studies, 1994. He served as member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. He was named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 2013.


Selected Publications

A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa’adi Besalel a-Levi (edited and with an Introduction with Sarah Abrevaya Stein, Translation, Transliteration, and Glossary by Isaac Jerusalmi) (2012)

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Transition, 1860-1939 (2003)

Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries, (2000, co-authored with Esther Benbassa), translated into 12 languages

French Jews, Turkish Jews: The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling in Turkey, 1860-1925 (1990)