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

Sarah Abrevaya SteinSarah Abrevaya Stein is Professor of History, Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, and Viterbi Family Chair in Mediterranean Jewish Studies at UCLA. She is the author and editor of ten books, including, most recently, Wartime North Africa: a Documentary History, 1934-1950 (co-edited with Aomar Boum, Stanford University Press, with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2022) and Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century (FSG/Macmillan, 2019). 


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)