Hasia Diner

New York University

Hasia Diner is the Paul S.and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at New York University, with a joint appointment in the departments of history and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and is the Director of the Goldstein Goren Center for American Jewish History. A specialist in immigration and ethnic history, American Jewish history and the history of American women, she is the author of numerous published books, including In the Almost Promised Land: American Jews and Blacks, 1915-1935 and A Time for Gathering: The Second Migration, 1820-1880. In the fall of 2004, The University of California Press released The Jews of the United States: 1654-2000, a history of American Jewry as part of its series on the histories of modern Jewish communities.

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