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Jonathan D. Sarna is spending this year as a fellow of the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies.  Ordinarily he serves as University Professor and the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, where he chairs its Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program. He also is the past president of the Association for Jewish Studies and Chief Historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.  Author or editor of more than thirty books on American Jewish history and life, his American Judaism: A History won six awards including the 2004 “Everett Jewish Book of the Year Award” from the Jewish Book Council. Sarna is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Jewish Research. His most recent books are When General Grant Expelled the Jews and Lincoln & the Jews: A History (with Benjamin Shapell), which has just appeared in a Hebrew edition. 

Publications

BOOKS:
 
Lincoln and the Jews: A History, with Benjamin Shapell.  Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2015. [Winner, The Civil War Roundtable’s Barondess/Lincoln Award. Winner, The Lincoln Group of New York’s  2015 Award of Achievement. Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies, 2016.  Finalist, 2016 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.]  Translated into Hebrew, Dvir, 2016.
 
Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism, co-edited with Carole B.Balin, Dana Herman and Gary P. Zola.  Hebrew Union College Press, 2013.
 
When General Grant Expelled the Jews.  Schocken/Nextbook, 2012. [Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies, 2012].
 
Jewish Renaissance and Revival in America, Coedited with Eitan Fishbane.  Brandeis University Press/UPNE, 2011.
 
New Essays in American Jewish History [Commemorating 60th Anniversary of American Jewish Archives].  Coedited with Pamela S. Nadell and Lance J. Sussman.  Ktav/AJA, 2010.
 
Jews and the Civil War:  A Reader.  With Adam Mendelsohn.  NYU Press, 2010.
 
A Time to Every Purpose:  Letters to a Young Jew.  Basic Books/Perseus,  2008.  [Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in Jewish Family Literature, 2008].
 
The History of the Jewish People: A Story of Tradition and Change, volume 1, with Jonathan B.Krasner, Behrman House, 2006; volume 2, with Jonathan B. Krasner, Behrman House, 2007   [Textbook for young people; Awarded Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing, Social Studies Textbooks , Grades 6-8.  Issued
by the Association of Educational Publishers.]
 
Three Hundred Fifty Years:  An Album of Jewish Memory , co-editor, American Jewish Historical Society & American Jewish Archives, 2005.
 
Hayahadut BeAmerika    Merkaz Shazar, 2005  [Hebrew translation of American Judaism with new introduction].
 
American Judaism: A History   Yale University Press, 2004 [winner, Everett Family Foundation “Jewish Book of the Year” Award, Jewish Book Council; Co-winner of the American Jewish Historical Society’s Saul Viener Prize for the Outstanding Book in American Jewish History, 2003-2004; Winner of the Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute 2005 Prize for Best Book in American Jewish Studies; Selected as a finalist for the 2005 Koret Jewish Book Awards in the History category; Selected by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book of 2004 in the Religion category; Selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2004.]  Translated into Chinese, 2009.
 
America and Zion:  Essays and Papers in Memory of Moshe Davis, edited with Eli Lederhendler, Wayne State University Press, 2002.
 
Jewish Polity and American Civil Society, co-edited with Alan Mittleman and Robert Licht, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
 
Jews and the American Public Square,  co-edited with Alan Mittleman and Robert Licht, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
 
Women and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives, edited with Pamela S. Nadell, University Press of New England, 2001.
 
Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience, with David G. Dalin, University of  Notre Dame Press, 1997 [Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book of 1998].
 
Abba Hillel Silver and American Zionism, co-edited with Mark A. Raider and  Ronald W. Zweig,  Frank Cass, 1997.
 
Minority Faiths and the American Protestant Mainstream, edited, University of Illinois Press, 1997.
 
The Jews of Boston, with Ellen Smith, Combined Jewish Philanthropies/ Northeastern University Press, 1995; 2nd edition, Yale University Press, 2005.
                                   
Observing America’s Jews by Marshall Sklare (edited, with foreword and headnotes) University Press of New England, 1993.
 
Yehude Artsot Ha-Berit, edited with Lloyd Gartner, Merkaz Shazar, 1992.
 
Ethnic Diversity and Civic Identity:  Patterns of Conflict and Cohesion in Cincinnati Since 1820, edited with Henry D. Shapiro, University of Illinois Press, 1992.
 
A Double Bond:  The Constitutional Documents of American Jewry, edited with Daniel J. Elazar and Rela Geffen Monson, University Press of America, 1992.
 
The Jews of Cincinnati, with Nancy H. Klein, Center for the Study of the American Jewish Experience, 1989.
 
JPS:  The Americanization of Jewish Culture (A history of the Jewish Publication Society 1888-1988) Jewish Publication Society, 1989.
 
Yahadut Amerika: American Jewry: An Annotated Bibliography of Publications in Hebrew, with Janet Liss, Hebrew University, 1991.
 
American Synagogue History:  A Bibliography and State-of-the-Field Survey, with Alexandra S. Korros, Markus Wiener, 1988.
 
The American Jewish Experience:  A Reader, Holmes & Meier, 1986; 2nd  revised edition, 1997.
 
Jews and the Founding of the Republic, (co-editor), Markus Wiener 1985.
 
People Walk on Their Heads:  Moses Weinberger’s Jews and Judaism in New York (translated and edited), Holmes & Meier, 1982.
 
Jacksonian Jew:  The Two Worlds of Mordecai Noah, Holmes & Meier, 1981 (nominated for the National Jewish Book Award).
 
Mordecai Manuel Noah:  Jacksonian Politician and American Jewish Communal Leader — A Biographical Study , Ph.D. Thesis, Yale University, 1979 (available from University Microfilms).
 
Jews in New Haven (ed.) Jewish Historical Society of New Haven, 1978.
 
SERIES:
 
“Masterworks of Modern Jewish Writing,” General Editor, 11 volumes. Markus Wiener Publishing.
 
“American Jewish Life,” co-editor (with Moses Rischin), 13 volumes, Wayne State University Press.
 
“Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture and Life”, General Editor, 47 titles, Brandeis University          Press/University Press of New England.
 
 
 
ARTICLES:
 
2016
 
“The American Jews Who’ve Exchanged Their Utopian Myths About Israel for Demonic Ones,” Ha-aretz, August 2, 2016
 
Haggadah Supplement, Lechaim to Life: Celebrating 100 Years of Jewish Life at Princeton
 https://drive.google.com/a/brandeis.edu/file/d/0B3iXVoQbna4JaFF0c1RGMjltR1E/view?pli=1
 
“Family History Curriculum,” Chabad-Lubavitch News, http://lubavitch.com/news/article/2057407/And-You-Shall-Tell-Your-Child.html&p=2
 
“Subversive Jews and American Culture:  Notes on the Leonard Milberg Collection of Early American Judaica,” By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War, ed. Adam Mendelsohn (Princeton: Princeton University Library, 2016), 189-204. Reprinted, without accompanying notes in Tablet (http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/197758/subversive-jews-american-culture).
 
“Avraham Avinu Ve’am Ha’ivrim Be-Artso’ [English title: “Abraham Lincoln and his Attitude Toward the Jews”], Et-Mol #244, February 2016, 7-9 [in Hebrew].
 
“100 Years Later, Has Brandeis’s Supreme Court Nomination Changed Everything – Or Nothing?”  Forward, January 29, 2016, p.21.
 



 
2015
“American Orthodox Responses to Intermarriage,” Conversion, Intermarriage and Jewish Identity:  The Orthodox Forum, eds. Robert S. Hirt, Adam Mintz, Marc D. Stern (New York: Yeshiva University Press, 2015), 409-426.
 
“Investing in the Jewish Studies Ph.D. Talent Pool,” E-Jewish Philanthropy (December 6, 2015), with Stephen. M. Cohen and Rona Sheramy.
 
“Lincoln’s Surprising Jewish Connections,” Beacon: The National Museum of American Jewish History (Summer 2015), 6-7.
 
“Letter from Boston:   A Friend Indeed – and in Deed,” Hadassah Magazine 97 (August/September 2015), 40-41.
 
 “America’s Most Memorable Zionist Leaders,” The Individual in History:  Essays in Honor of Jehuda Reinharz, eds. ChaeRan Y. Freeze et al  (Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2015), 129-142.
 
“George Washington’s Correspondence with the Jews of Newport,” Washington’s Rebuke to Bigotry, eds Adam Strom et al.  (Boston; Facing History and Ourselves, 2015), 73-82.
 
2014
 
“The Touro Monument Controversy: Aniconism vs. Anti-Idolatry in a Mid-Nineteenth Century American Jewish Religious Dispute,” Between Jewish Tradition and Modernity, Rethinking an Old Opposition:  Essays in Honor of David Ellenson, eds Michael A. Meyer and David N. Myers (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014), 80-95.
 
“Hayahadut HaReformit Bat-Zmanenu: Nituah Histori [Contemporary Reform Judaism: An Historical Analysis],” Reform Judaism: Thought, Culture and Sociology, ed. Avinoam Rosenak (Jerusalem & Tel Aviv: Van Leer & Kibbutz Meuhad, 2014), 499-508 [in Hebrew].
 
“Marking Time: Notes from the Arnold & Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica on How Nineteenth-Century American Jews Lived Their Religion,” Constellations of Atlantic Jewish History 1555-1890, ed. Arthur Kiron (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Libraries, 2014), 49-62.
 
“Reform Jewish ‘Missionaries’ for Judaism: Barbara S. Goodman and the Committee on Religion of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (1913-1933),” Why Jewish Women’s History Matters: An Archive of Stories in honor of Gail Reimer, ed. Joyce Antler (Boston: Jewish Women’s Archive, 2014), 24-26.
 
“From World-Wide People to First-World People: The Consolidation of World Jewry,” Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations, eds. Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Judit Bokser Liwerant and Yosef Gorny (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 60-65.
 
“Why Study American Jewish History,” HaYidion: The RAVSAK Journal (Spring 2014), 26,27,52.
 
“United States Jewry” (with Zev Eleff), Oxford Jewish Studies Bibliographies, http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2014 (Chicago, 2014), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2013
 
“America’s Russian-Speaking Jews Come of Age,” Toward a Comprehensive Policy Planning for Russian-Speaking Jews in North America (Jerusalem: Jewish People Policy Institute, 2013), 1-27.
 
“’To Quicken the Religious Consciousness of Israel: The NFTS National Committee on Religion, 1913-1933,” Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism, ed  Carole B. Balin et al, (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2013), 49-71.
 
“Jews and the Civil War,” Passages Through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War (New York: AJHS, Yeshiva University Museum, 2013), 9-29.
 
“Lewis Feuer and the Study of American Jewish History” Society 50 (2013), 352-355.
 
“Letter from Boston:  People of the Silver Linings Playbook [on Pew Survey],” Hadassah Magazine 95 (December 2013/January 14), 10-12.
 
“History:  Barbara Goodman, Unheralded Hero,” Reform Judaism 42 (Winter 2013), 14-18.
 
“At Battle of Gettysburg Jewish Heroes Fought for Both North and South,” Forward, July 1, 2013.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2013 (Chicago, 2013), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Why America Has No Chief Rabbi,” Jewish Ideas Daily, January 23, 2013.
 
“The Jewish Translation that Rewrote the Bible,” Forward, January 25, 2013.
 
2012
 
“The American Jewish Press,” The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media, ed. Diane Winston (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), 537-550.
 
“American Jewish History: Backwards and Forwards,” From Sinai to China:  Essays in Commemoration of the 20th Annniversary of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, eds Xu Xin & Lihong Song (Nanjing: SDX Joint Publishing Company, 2012), 229-238.
 
“George Washington’s Correspondence with the Jews of Newport,” To Bigotry No Sanction: George Washington and Religious Freedom (Philadelphia: National Museum of American Jewish History, 2012), 17-24.
 
“How Matzah Became Square:  Manischewitz and the Development of Machine-Made Matzah in the United States,” Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism, ed. Rebecca Kobrin (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2012), 272-288 [revised from 2005 monograph].
 
“General Grant’s Infamous Order,” New York Times Opinionator – Disunion Blog, December 19, 2012, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/19/general-grants-infamous-order/#more-137655; reprinted in Disunion: 106 Articles from the New York Times Opinionator, ed. Ted Widmer (New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2013), 427-434.
 
“Foreword,” A Kosher Christmas, by Joshua Eli Plaut (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2012), xi-xii.
 
“The Discontinuity of Continuity: An Interview with Jonathan D. Sarna,” Reform Judaism 41 (Winter 2012), 24-26.
 
“Colonial Judaism,” The Cambridge History of Religions in America, Volume I, Pre-Columbian Times to 1790, ed. Stephen J. Stein (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 392-409.
 
“President Grant and the Chabadnik,” Jewish Review of Books, 3 (Spring 2012), 10-13
 
“Introduction,” Jews in America:  From New Amsterdam to the Yiddish Stage, eds. Stephen D. Corrsin, Amanda Seigel and Kenneth Benson (New York & London:   New York Public Library/Giles, 2012), 9-15.
 
“The Jewish Vote in Presidential Elections,” Sh’ma 42 (January 2012), 3.
 
“’God Loves an Infant’s Praise’: Cultural Borrowing and Cultural Resistance in Two Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Sunday-School Texts,”  Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Change, eds. Catherine Cornille & Stephanie Corigliano (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012), 59-77; Jewish History 27 (1), 73-89.
 
“When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” Slate, March 13, 2012
[http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2012/03/ulysses_s_grant_and_general_orders_no_11_how_the_infamous_order_changed_the_lives_of_jews_in_america_.html]

“The Redemption of Ulysses S. Grant,” Reform Judaism 40 (Spring 2012), 22-26, 59-62.
 
“General Grant’s Uncivil War Against the Jews.” The Jewish Week, February 28, 2012
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2012 (Chicago, 2012), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Forward Forum: Every Four Years, Rabbis and Politics Mix,” Forward, September 21, 2012
 
“Constitutional Dilemma on Birth Control,”  Forward, March 16, 2012.
 
 
2011
 
“Christians and Non-Christians in the Marketplace of American Religion,” American Christianities: A History of Dominance and Diversity, eds. Catherine Brekus and W. Clark Gilpin (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011), 119-132.
 
“A Writ of Release from Levirate Marriage (Shtar Halitzah) in 1807 Charleston,” with Dvorah E. Weisberg, American Jewish Archives 53: 1 (2011), 38-55.
 
“Civil War,” “Columbus, Christopher,”  “Jewish Publication Society,”   Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 108, 323, 623-4.
 
“Foreword,” The Greening of American Orthodox Judaism: Yavneh in the Nineteen Sixties (Cincinnati: HUC Press, 2011), xi-xviii.
 
 “Ethnicity and Beyond,” Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation, ed. Eli Lederhendler, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 25 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 108-112.
 
“American Jewish History: Retrospect and Prospect,” in Pan Guang, Wang Shuming, and Luo Ailing, eds. The Jews in America: Development and Influence of a Successful Community (Beijing: Shishi Publishing House, 2010) pp. 3-14  [in Chinese].
 
“Freedom,” Dreams of Freedom-National Museum of American Jewish History Catalog  (Philadelphia, 2011), xiii-xix.
 
“Man Oh Manischewitz,”  Forward, July 22, 2011.
 
“What the Civil War Meant to American Jews,” Forward, March 1, 2011.
 
“Returning to Moscow,” Forward, January 25, 2011.

“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2011 (Chicago, 2011), with Jonathan Golden.

 
2010
 
“The Democratization of American Judaism,” New Essays in American Jewish History, ed. Pamela S. Nadell, Jonathan D.Sarna & Lance J. Sussman  (Ktav/AJA: 2010), 95-108.
 
“The Relationship of Orthodox Jews with Believing Jews of Other Religious Ideologies and Non-Believing Jews: The American Situation in Historical Perspective,” The Relationship of Orthodox Jews with Believing Jews of Other Religious Ideologies and Non-Believing Jews, ed. Adam Mintz (New York: Yeshiva University Press, 2010), 1-26.
 
“Chabad-Lubavitch,” and “Torah” in Encyclopedia of Religion in America, eds. Charles H. Lippy & Peter W. Williams (CQ Press, 2010)
 
“Foreword” to Passionate Pioneers: The Story of Yiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-1960 (Holmes & Meier, 2010).
 
“Introduction” to Empowered Judaism, by Elie Kaunfer (Jewish Lights, 2010).
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2010 (Chicago, 2010), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Rabbi Yoffie’s Legacy: Old Ideas for Reform Judaism,” Forward , June 25, 2010.
 
“American Jewry in Second Place,” Forward , January 1, 2010.
 
“Rabbi Raphall Goes to Washington,” Forward, February 26, 2010.
 
“Good Bye Wissenschaft, Hello Relevance,” Forward, June 4, 2010.
 
“When Shuls Were Banned in America,” Forward , August 20 2010.
 
New Museum on Independence Mall is a Sign that Jews have Arrived,” Forward, November 26, 2010.
 
“Afterword” to Mission, Meaning and Money: How the Joint Distribution Committee Became a Fundraising Innovator, by Mark I. Rosen (New York: Cohen Center/iuniverse, 2010).
 
2009
 
“Two Ambitious Goals: Jewish Publishing in the United States,” A History of the Book in America. Volume 4  Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in the United States 1880-1940, eds. Carl F. Kaestle and Janice A. Radway (Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2009), 376-391.
 
“The Halakha According to B’nai B’rith,” Rav Chesed:  Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Haskel Lookstein, ed. Raphael Medoff (Jersey City: Ktav, 2009), II, 165-182.
 
The Economic Downturn and the Future of Jewish Communities  JPR Policy Debate Paper (Institute for Jewish Policy Research, London,  September 2009).
 
“Proskauer, Joseph Mayer,” The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law, ed. Roger K. Newman (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009), 439.
 
“Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Jewish Community of His Youth: The Influence of Solomon Braslavsky, Herman Rubenovitz, and Congregation Mishkan Tefila,” Journal of the Society for American Music 3 (2009), 35-46.
 
“America As It Ought to Be: The Conflict Between Jewish Rhetoric and American Realities,” Ideology and Rhetoric: Constructing America, ed.  Bozenna Chylinska (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), 231-240.
 
“What’s In A Name – A Response to Barry Chiswick,” Contemporary Jewry 29 (2009), 85-90.
 
“Lessons of Depression May Be Relevant Today,” The Jewish Journal, March 4, 2009.
 
“The American Jewish Community in Crisis & Transformation,” Contact  (Summer 2009)
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2009 (Chicago, 2009), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“How Hanukkah Came to the White House,”  Forward,  December 11, 2009.
 
“After Utopia, Loving Israel,” Forward, October 9, 2009.
 
“The Long Shadow of Scandal,” Forward, August 14, 2009.
 
“Saying Kaddish Too Soon? [Response to Norman Lamm]”  Forward,  June 5, 2009.
 
“Op-Ed:  At 85 Hillel Mission Remains Vital,”  JTA: Global News Service of Jewish People, May 27, 2009.
 
 
2008
 
“Two Jewish Lawyers Named Louis,”  American Jewish History  94 (March-June 2008), 1-19.
 
“The Mystical World of Colonial American Jews,”  Mediating Modernity: Essays in Honor of Michael A. Meyer, eds. Lauren B. Strauss and Michael Brenner  (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2008), 185-194.
 
“The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Secular Judaism,” Contemplate: The International Journal of Cultural Thought 4 (2007), 3-13.
 
“An Eighteenth Century Hebrew Lu’ah from Pennsylvania,” American Jewish Archives 57 (2005), 25-27.
 
[Introduction to] Manischewitz: The Matzo Family, by Laura Manischewitz Alpern (New York: Ktav, 2008), ix-xiv.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2008 (Chicago, 2008), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2007
 
“Intermarriage in America:  The Jewish Experience in Historical Context,” Ambivalent Jew: Charles Liebman in Memoriam, eds. Stuart Cohen and Bernard Susser (New York: Jewish Theological Seminary, 2007), 125-133.
 
“A Long Voyage to the New World: The First Jewish Settlement in North America,” Humanities  28 (March/April 2007), 37-39.
 
[Foreword to] Let Us Prove Strong: The American Jewish Committee, 1945-2006, by Marianne Sanua (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2007), ix-xi.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2007 (Chicago, 2007), with Jonathan Golden.
 
2006
 
“Orthodoxy Confronts America,” Orthodox Judaism: New Perspectives, ed. Y.Salmon, A. Ravitzky & A. S. Ferziger (Jerusalem:  Magnes Press, 2006), 523-554 [in Hebrew].
 
“The Crucial Decade in Jewish Camping,” A Place of Our Own: The Rise of Reform Jewish Camping, ed. M. M. Lorge & G. P. Zola (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 27-51.
 
“Jacob I. Cohen,” Dictionary of Virginia Biography 3 (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2006), 345-347.
 
“Boston,”  “Historiography – American Jewish,” “Marcus, Jacob R.,”  Encyclopedia Judaica (2nd ed.).
 
“Port Jews in the Atlantic: Further Thoughts,” Jewish History 20 (2006), 213-219.
 
“Afterword,”  My Yeshiva College: 75 Years of Memories, ed.  Menachem Butler & Zev Nagel  (New York: Yashar Books, 2006), 355-357.
 
“Recalling Arthur Hertzberg: Public Intellectual,” The Jewish Week, April 21, 2006.
 
“Leon A. Jick (1924-2005),”  American Jewish History 92 (June 2004), 225-229. [Appeared in 2006, notwithstanding the cover date]
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2006 (Chicago, 2006), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2005
 
The Cyclical History of Adult Jewish Learning in the United States: Peers’ Law and it Implications,”  Educational Deliberations: Studies in Education Dedicated to Shlomo (Seymour) Fox, ed. Mordecai Nisan and Oded Schremer (Jerusalem:  Keter & Mandel, 2005), 207-222 
 
“Jacob I. Cohen and the 350th Anniversary of American Jewish Life,” Generations 11 (May 2005), pp.1,3,8,14.
 
“Afterword: The Study of American Judaism:  A Look Ahead,” The Cambridge Companion to American Judaism, ed. Dana Evan Kaplan, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 417-421.
 
“Foreword,” American Jewry’s Challenge: Conversations Confronting the Twenty-First Century, by Manfred Gerstenfeld (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)
 
[Historical Consultant to:] Challenge and Change: History of the Jews in America Civil War through the Rise of Zionism (New York: Behrman House, 2005).
 
How Matzah Became Square:  Manischewitz and the Development of Machine-Made Matzah in the United States.  Victor J. Selmanowitz Lecture. Touro College, 2005  (24pp.)
 
“Judaism” (With Jonathan Golden) 2005 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2005).
 
“Evolving American Judaism,” Heritage (American Jewish Historical Society), May 2005, 20-23.
 
2004
[Historical Consultant to:] Challenge and Change: History of the Jews in America Early Settlement Through Central European Migration (New York: Behrman House, 2004).
 
“Introduction:  The Jews of Rhode Island” (With Ellen Smith).  In The Jews of Rhode Island, eds. George M. Goodwin and Ellen Smith (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2004), 1-10.
 
“American Judaism,” In From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America, ed. Michael W. Grunberger (Washington DC: Library of Congress, 2004), 129-145.
 
“Jewish Culture Comes to America,”  Jewish Studies  42 (2003-2004), 45-57
 
“Concentration,” Sh’ma  35/615 (November 2004), 2-3.
 
“The Battle for the Jewish Vote,” Boston Sunday Globe , October 10, 2004, p.D12 [full page]
 
“American Jewish History: A Chance to Reflect,”  The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 1, 2004, B9-B10
 
“Judaism”  2004 (with Jonathan Golden) 2004 World Book Year Book (Chicago 2004).
 
“What Will American Jews Celebrate on their 350th Anniversary?” [in Hebrew]  Gesher 50 (Summer 2004), 26-31.
 
“The Question of Music in American Judaism: Reflections at 350 Years,” American Jewish History 91 (July 2003), 195-203.
 
“The 350th Anniversary of American Jewish Life,” AJS Perspectives (Fall/Winter 2004), 22-24.
 
“The Jews Come to America” distributed by Jewish Telegraphic Agency and widely published [under various titles] in American Jewish newspapers, March 11, 2004
 
“From Destruction to Rebirth: The Holocaust and Israel in American Judaism,”  Aufbau 70 (February 26, 2004), 22-23
 
2003
“American Jews in the New Millennium.”  In Religion and Immigration: Christian, Jewish and Muslim Experiences in the United States, eds. Y. Haddad et al (Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, 2003), 117-127.
Reprinted in Kathleen Mulhern, The Future of Religion: Traditions in Transition (Patheos Press, 2012), 68-72.
 
American Judaism in Historical Perspective. The David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs.  (Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan, 2003)
 
“Historical Memory and Jewish Identity: 350 Years of American Jewish History: What Do They Mean?” Celebrating 350 Years of American Jewish Life (New York: American Jewish Committee, 2003), 4-9
 
“The Goals and Meaning of the 350th Anniversary Commemoration of American Jewish History,” Proceedings: Celebrate 350 Inaugural National Planning Conference (New York: 2003), 23-27.
 
“Aharon Kotler,” Conservative Judaism 55 (Summer 2003), 60-62
 
“Judaism”  2003 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2003)  [with J. Golden].
 
“Why Study American Jewish History?” Torah at the Center  (UAHC Department of Lifelong Jewish Learning) 7 (Fall 2003), 2-4.
 
2002
“Church-State Dilemmas of American Jews.” In Jews and the American Public Square, eds. Alan Mittleman, Jonathan D. Sarna, and Robert Licht (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), 47-68.
 
Achavah and History:  Reflections on the Historical Emphases of Moshe Davis.” In America and Zion:  Essays and Papers in Memory of Moshe Davis, eds. Eli Lederhendler  and Jonathan D. Sarna (Wayne State University Press, 2002), 23-31.
 
“Jewish Culture Comes to America,” Gesher 48 (Summer 2002), 52-60 [in Hebrew].
 
“What Will Jewish Community and Jewish Values Mean for the 21st Century,”  Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 62 (2002): 80-87.
 
“Judaism”  2002 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2002)  [with J. Golden].
 
2001
“The Jews in British America,” The Jews and the Expansion of Europe to the West 1450-1800, eds. Paolo Bernardini & Norman Fiering (New York: Berghahn Books, 2001), 519-531.
 
“Colonial Judaism,” Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, by David L. Barquist with essays by Jon Butler and Jonathan D. Sarna (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery in Association with Yale University Press, 2001), 8-23.
 
“American Jews in the Twentieth Century,” Album Ha-am Hayehudi (Merkaz Shazar, 2001) [in Hebrew].
 
“The Future of American Orthodoxy,” Sh’ma 31 (February 2001), 1-3.
 
“The Jews of Boston,” Reform  Judaism, Fall 2001.
 
“Comment:  The American Jewish Committee Statement on Jewish Education,”  (American Jewish Committee, 2001).
 
“Judaism” 2001 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2001)  [with J. Golden].
 
2000
“The Twentieth Century Through American Jewish Eyes: A History of the American Jewish Year Book, 1899-1999,” American Jewish Year Book 100 (2000), 3-103  [with Jonathan Golden].
 
“Lieberman Candidacy May Boost Modern Orthodoxy,”  Forward, (August 11, 2000), p.3.
 
“Jewish Votes Still Matter,” The Jewish Week  (November 17, 2000).
 
“Response: The Question of Shlilat Ha-Galut in American Zionism,” in A. Gal and A. Gottschalk (eds.) Beyond Survival and Philanthropy: American Jewry and Israel (Hebrew Union College Press, 2000), 59-63.
 
“Judaism,” 2000 World Book Year Book   (Chicago, 2000)  [with J. Golden].
 
1999
“The Cult of Synthesis in American Jewish Culture,” Jewish Social Studies n.s. 5 (Fall 1998/Winter 1999), 52-79.
 
Manischewitz Matzah and the Rabbis of the Holy Land: A Study in the Interrelationship of Business, Charity and Faith,” (in Hebrew)  Gesher   #140 (Winter 1999), 41-49.
 
“American Jewish Political Conservatism in Historical Perspective,” American Jewish History  87 (June-September 1999), 113-122.
 
“Judaism” 1999 World Book Year Book   (Chicago, 1999) [with J. Golden].
 
“Mordecai  M.  Noah,”  “Max  Lilienthal,”  American  National Biography (Oxford University Press, 1999).
 
“The American Jewish Experience through the Nineteenth Century: Immigration and Acculturation,” with Jonathan Golden.  Online publication   http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us (National Humanities Center, 1999).
 
“The American Jewish Experience in the 20th Century: Antisemitism and Assimilation,”  with Jonathan Golden.  Online Publication. http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us (National Humanities Center, 1999).
 
1998
“Jewish Prayers for the United States Government: A Study in the Liturgy of Politics and the Politics of Liturgy,”  Moral Problems in American History: Essays in Honor of David Brion Davis (Cornell University Press, 1998), 200-221; reprinted in slightly different form in Liturgy in the Life of the Synagogue:  Studies in the History of Jewish Prayer, eds. Ruth Langer and Steven Fine (Eisenbrauns, 2005), 205-224.
 
“American Jewish Education in Historical Perspective,” Journal of Jewish Education 64 :1-2 (Winter-Spring, 1998), 8-21.
 
“The Revolution in the American Synagogue,”  Creating American Jews. Ed. Karen S. Mittelman. (NMAJH/UPNE:  1998), 10-23.
 
“Converts to Zionism in American Reform Judaism,” Zionism and Religion, eds. S.Almog, Jehuda Reinharz and Anita Shapira. (Hanover, NH: UPNE, 1998), 188-203; Hebrew edition (Merkaz Shazar, 1994), pp. 223-243.
 
“A Forgotten 19th Century Prayer for the U.S.Government:  Its Meaning, Significance and Surprising Author,”  Hesed Ve-Emet: Studies in Honor of Ernest S. Frerichs, eds. J. Magness and S. Gitin  (Athens, GA: Scholars Press, 1998), 431-440.
 
“Judaism,” 1998 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 1998) [with J. Golden].
 
 “The Future of Diaspora Zionism,”  Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 97th Annual Convention (New York: Rabbinical Assembly, 1998), 69-76;  [in Hebrew], Gesher 43 (Winter, 1997-98), 38-44.
 
“Committed Today, Divorced Tomorrow,” JTS Magazine 7 (Winter 1998), 12, 23 [widely reprinted in Jewish newspapers]
 
“10 Ways that Israel Liberated American Jewry,” Hadassah Magazine 79:10 (June-July, 1998),  14-15.
 
“Foreword” to A Light in the Prairie: Temple Emanu-El of Dallas 1872-1997, by Gerry Cristol (Fort Worth: Texas Christian University, 1998), ix-xi.
 
“The Jewish Experience in American Public and Private Education,” Vouchers for School Choice:  Challenge or Opportunity?, eds.  Marshall J. Breger and David M. Gordis (Wilstein Institute and Catholic University of America:  1998), 131-136.
 
1997
“Two Traditions of Seminary Scholarship,” in Jack Wertheimer (ed.) Tradition Renewed: A History of the Jewish Theological Seminary (Jewish Theological Seminary, 1997), 54-80.
 
“Back to the Center: The Plain Meaning of ‘A Statement on Jewish Continuity,’” (American Jewish Committee, 1997).
 
“Jacob Rader Marcus,”  American Jewish Year Book 97 (1997), pp. 633-640.
 
“Martha Wolfenstein,”  in Paula Hyman and Deborah D. Moore (eds.)  Jewish Women in America (Routledge, 1997), 1486-1487.
 
“Structural Challenges to Jewish Continuity,” American Jewry: Portrait and Prognosis, ed. David M. Gordis and Dorit P. Gray   (Wilstein Institute/Behrman House, 1997), pp.404-408; Gesher 40 (Summer 1994), 31-35 [in Hebrew].
 
[Contribution to] One Year Later: The Rabin Symposium  (American Jewish Committee, 1997).
 
“If You Lend Money to My People,”  Learning Torah With. . . 3:18 (February 8, 1997), 1-4.
 
1996
“A Projection of America As It Ought to Be: Zion in the Mind’s Eye of American Jews,” in Allon Gal (ed.), Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews (Jerusalem & Detroit: Magnes Press & Wayne State University Press, 1996), 41-59.
 
“Comment,”  The Jew Within: Self, Community and Commitment Among the Variety of Moderately Affiliated, by Steven M. Cohen and Arnold Eisen.  (Boston:Wilstein Institute, 1996),72-74.
 
“Why Teach American Jewish History?” Moving Beyond Haym Salomon: The Teaching of American Jewish History to 20th Century Jews (Temple University/American Jewish Committee, 1996), pp.39-44.
 
The American Jewish Community’s Crisis of Confidence (Pamphlet, World Jewish Congress, 1996).
 
“From Antoinette Brown Blackwell to Sally Priesand: An Historical Perspective on the Emergence of Women in the American Rabbinate,”  Women Rabbis: Exploration and Celebration, ed. Gary P. Zola  (Cincinnati: American Jewish Archives, 1996), 43-53.
 
[Contribution to] Rebuilding Jewish Peoplehood: Where Do We Go From Here?  A Symposium in the Wake of the Rabin Assassination  (American Jewish Committee, 1996), 86-87.
 
1995
A Great Awakening: The Transformation That Shaped Twentieth Century American Judaism and its Implications for Today (Council for Initiatives in Jewish Education, 1995); reprinted in slightly different form as “The Late Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Awakening,” in Religious Diversity and American Religious History: Studies in Traditions and Cultures, ed. Walter H. Conser Jr., and Sumner B. Twiss (University of Georgia Press, 1997), 1-25.
 
“The Jews of Boston in Historical Perspective,” in The Jews of Boston, ed. Jonathan D. Sarna and Ellen Smith (1995), pp. 3-19
 
“The Road to Jewish Leadership,” Expectations, Education and Experience of Jewish Professional Leaders: Report of the Wexner Foundation Research Project on Contemporary Jewish Professional Leadership, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies Research Report #12 (April 1995), pp. 31-60.
 
“The History of the Jewish Press in North America,” The North American Jewish Press, 1994 Alexander Brin Forum, (Brandeis University, 1995), pp. 2-7.  Reprinted in revised form in Metro-West Jewish News 50th Anniversary Edition (January 24, 1997), 60-66.
 
“The Evolution of the American Synagogue,” in The Americanization of the Jews, ed. Robert M. Seltzer & Norman J. Cohen (New York: NYU Press, 1995), pp. 215-229.
 
“When Jews Were Bible Experts,” Moment, October 1995, pp.54,55.80.
 
“Perched Between Continuity and Discontinuity: American Judaism at a Crossroads,” Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 56 (1995), pp.74-79.
 
“Judaica Americana,” American Jewish History 83 (1995), pp. 287-318.
 
“Current Trends and Issues in American Jewish Religious Life,”  Gesher 42 (#132), 1995, pp.111-117 [in Hebrew].
 
“Promised Land and Golden Land,” American Jewish-Israeli Relations: Two Perspectives (American Jewish Committee, 1995), pp.7-11.
 
“Wise, Isaac Mayer” HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion (HarperCollins, 1995), p. 1132.
 
“What’s the Use of Local Jewish History?”  Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes 12 (November 1995), pp.77-83.
 
“Response [to G. Zelizer],” Judaism 44 (Summer 1995), pp.304-309.
 
“Fitting American Jewish History into Modern Jewish History,” Center for American Jewish History Newsletter 1:2 (September 1995), p.1,4.
 
“Dreaming the Future of the American Jewish Community,”  At The Crossroads: Shaping Our Jewish Future (CJP/Wilstein, 1995), pp.81-82.
 
1994
“From Synagogue-Community to Citadel of Reform: Phases in the History of K.K. Bene Israel (Rockdale Temple) in Cincinnati, OH” [with Karla Goldman] in American Congregations, ed. J.P. Lewis & J. Wind (University of Chicago Press, 1994), pp. 159-220.
 
“The Greatest Jew in the World Since Jesus Christ: The Jewish Legacy of Louis D. Brandeis”, American Jewish History 81(1994), pp. 346-364.
 
“The Secret of Jewish Continuity,” Commentary 98:4 (October 1994), pp. 55-58
 
“Nathan Kaganoff’s Legacy” American Jewish History 81 (1994), pp. 432-434.
 
“Judaica Americana,” American Jewish History 82 (1994), pp. 295-328;
 
“The Israel of American Jews,” Sh’ma 25 (September 30, 1994); Gesher 40 #130 (Winter 1994), pp. 22-25 [in Hebrew].
 
“Forum: American Civil Religion Revisited,” Religion and American Culture 4 (Winter 1994), pp. 19-23.
 
1993
“The Making of an American Jewish Culture”, in M. Friedman (ed.) When Philadelphia Was The Capital of Jewish America (Associated University Presses, (1993), pp. 145-155.
 
“Recent Scholarship in American Jewish History” [Hebrew] Jewish Studies 33 (1993) pp. 11-32.
 
“Jewish Scholarship and American Jewish Continuity,” Toward An American Jewish Culture:  New Perspectives on Jewish Continuity (New York: National Foundation for Jewish Culture, 1993), pp. 4-5.
 
“Comment: What is the Most Important Thing We Can Do to Ensure Jewish Survival in America?” Hadassah 74:10 (June/July 1993), pp. 10-11.
 
“The Jewish Romance With Modernity: A Critical Reassessment” [Hebrew] Gesher 38/126 (1993), pp. 36-38.
 
“Listening to Eugene Borowitz” Sh’ma 23/455 (May 28, 1993) pp. 115-116.
 
1992
“Columbus and the Jews” Commentary, 94:5 (November 1992) pp. 38-41; revised and expanded in “The Mythical Jewish Columbus and the History of America’s Jews,” Religion in the Age of Exploration, ed. Bryan F. Le Beau & Menahem Mor (Omaha: Creighton University Press, 1996), pp. 81-95.
 
“A Sort of Paradise for the Hebrews:  The Lofty Vision of Cincinnati Jews” in Ethnic Diversity and Civic Identity. ed. H. Shapiro and J.D. Sarna, (University of Illinois Press, 1992), pp. 131-164 [Preprinted in abridged form in American  Israelite, July 7, 1988].
 
“Reading Jewish Books: The American Jewish Experience” in The Schocken Guide to Books, ed. B. Holtz (Schocken, 1992), pp. 108-127.
 
“What is American About the Constitutional Documents of American Jewry? An Historical Approach,” in Elazar, Sarna and Monson (eds)  A Double Bond:  The Constitutional Documents of American Jewry,  ed. D. Elazar, R. Monson & J.D. Sarna (1992) pp. 57-72.
 
“Tribalism” [Guest Column] Moment 17 (October 1992) p. 18.
 
“Necrology: Marshall Sklare (1921-1992): PAAJR 58 (1992), pp. 33-35.
 
“Louis D. Brandeis: Zionist Leader” Brandeis Review II (Winter 1992), pp.22-27.
 
“Preserving Our Past, Our Future Depends on It” Rocky Mountain Chai Lites 28 (June 1992) pp. 2-5.
 
1991
“Seating and the American Synagogue,” in Philip Vandermeer and Robert P. Swierenga, Belief and Behavior: Essays in the New Religious History (Rutgers University Press, 1991), pp. 189-206.
 
“Jewish Identity in the Changing World of American Religion,” in David M. Gordis and Yoav Ben-Horin (eds.) Jewish Identity in America (Los Angeles: University of Judaism, 1991), pp. 91-103;  reprinted in Gesher 36 #122 (Winter 1990/91).
 
“The Rise of Islam in America:  How Will This Change Jewish Self-Identification,” Moment 16:3 (June 1991), pp 35-39.
 
“The American Synagogue Responds to Change”: Cincinnati Judaism ReviewII (Spring 1991), pp.89-94.
 
“Interreligious Marriage in America,” The Intermarriage Crisis (American Jewish Committee, 1991), pp 1-6.          
 
1990
“American Jewish History,” (A Ten Year Review of the Literature) Modern Judaism 10 (1990), pp. 343-365.
 
“Is Judaism Compatible with American Civil Religion? The Problem of Christmas and the ‘National Faith’;” in Religion and the Life of the Nation ed. Rowland A Sherrill (Urbana, Ill:  University of Illinois Press, 1990) pp. 154-173.
 
“From K’tonton to the Torah,” Moment 15:5 (October 1990) pp. 44-47.
 
“From Synagogue-Community to Community of Synagogues:  A Turning Point in American Jewish History” Braun Chair Inaugural Lecture (Oct 1990).
 
“Foreword” to Robert Singerman Judaica Americana (Greenwood Press, (1990).
 
“Reform Jewish Leaders, Intermarriage and Conversion,” Journal of Reform Judaism 37:1 (Winter 1990), pp. 1-10.
 
“The Editor [Henrietta Szold]” Hadassah Magazine 71:10 (June-July 1990), pp. 18-20.
 
1989
“In Search of ‘Authentic’ Anglo-Jewish Poetry:  The Debate Over A.M. Klein’s Poems (1944),” in From Ancient Israel to Modern Judaism:  Essays in Honor of Marvin Fox ed. J. Neusner (Atlanta, GA:  Scholars Press, 1989), vol. 4, pp. 125-136.
 
“Jews in the Colonial and Early National Periods,” The American Jewish Experience, National Museum of American Jewish History, (1989), pp. 17-21.
 
“Cyrus Adler and the Development of American Jewish Culture:  The ‘Scholar-Doer’ as a Jewish Communal Leader” American Jewish History 78:3 (March 1989), 382-94.
 
American Jews and Church-State Relations:  The Search for ‘Equal Footing’ [pamphlet] American Jewish Committee, 1989.
 
“Mordecai M. Noah” and “Jewish Publication Society,” The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture (Basil Blackwell, 1989), pp. 379-80, 557-558.
 
“The Future of Cincinnati Jews” American Judaism Present and Future ed. by Benny Kraut (1989), 48-52.
 
1988
“Passover Raisin Wine, the American Temperance Movement, and Mordecai Noah:  The Origins, Meaning and Wider Significance of a Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Religious Practice,” Hebrew Union College Annual 59 (1988), pp. 269-288.
 
“Jewish Bible Scholarship and Translations in the United States” (with Nahum M. Sarna), The Bible and Bibles in America ed. E.S. Frerichs (Society of Biblical Literature and Scholars Press, 1988), 83-116.
 
“The Israel of American Jews.” [A contribution to the Commentary symposium], Commentary (February 1988), 64-65.
 
“The Greatest American Jewish Leaders,” a contribution to an American Jewish History symposium 78:2 (December 1988), 103-05.
 
1987
“The Debate Over Mixed Seating in the American Synagogue,” in The American Synagogue, ed. Jack Wertheimer, (New York:  Cambridge University Press, 1987), 363-394.
 
“The Impact of Nineteenth Century Christian Missions on American Jews” in T. Endelman, Jewish Apostacy in the Modern World (New York, 1987), 232-254.
 
“Jewish-Christian Hostility in the United States: Some Perceptions From a Jewish Point of View” in R.D. Bellah and F.E. Greenspahn, Uncivil Religion (New York:  Crossroad Press, 1987), 5-22.
 
“Christian America or Secular America? The Church-State Dilemma of American Jews,” Jews in Unsecular America, ed. Richard J. Neuhaus (Grand Rapids, 1987); reprinted in Gesher 33 (Summer 1987), 96-105; and Jerusalem Newsletter, 21 June 1987.
 
“The Jewish Publication Society 1888-1988,” Jewish Book Annual 45 (1987-88), 42-53.
 
“New Light on the Pittsburgh Platform of 1885” American Jewish History 76:3 (March 1987), 358-68.
 
“Henrietta Szold,” The Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) vol. 14, p.230.
 
“Ikarim Ve’etgarim BeHistorya Shel Yahadut Amerika,” Gesher (Winter 1987), 16-20.
 
“Vive La Difference:  [on American anti-Semitism] Jerusalem Post (May 26, 1987).
 
1986
“The ‘Mythical Jew’ and the ‘Jew Next Door’ in Nineteenth Century America,” Anti-Semitism in American History, edited by David Gerber (University of Illinois Press, 1986), 57-78.
 
“American Christian Opposition to Missions to the Jews (1816-1900)” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 23:2 (Spring 1986), 225-238.
 
“American Anti-Semitism,” in History and Hate ed. David Berger (Philadelphia, JPS, 1986), 115-128.
 
“Comment” in The American Jewish Community:  Social Science Research and Policy Implications, ed. Calvin Goldscheider (Atlanta, Scholars Press, 1986), 109-113.
 
“Comment:  The Meaning of the Holy Land in American Religious Life and Thought,” With Eyes Toward Zion II, ed. Moshe Davis (New York, Praeger, 1986), 346-349.
 
 
“Towards a New Approach to the Teaching of American Jewish History” The Principal 31:5 [May/June 1986], 3-6.
 
1984
“The Literary Contributions of Mordecai M. Noah:  On the Bicentennial of His Birth,” Jewish Book Annual 42 (1984). 189-198.
 
“The Jewish Way of Crime” Commentary 78 (August 1984), 53-55.
 
“Arthur A. Chiel,” American Jewish History 73 (March 1984).
 
“What Is the Use of American Jewish Community History?” Indiana Jewish History 18 (June 1984), 8-17.
 
1983
“Introduction:  The American Rabbinate, A Centennial View,” American Jewish Archives 35 (November 1983); reprinted in The American Rabbinate ed. J.R. Marcus and A.J. Peck, (New York, Ktav 1985).
 
” ‘Our Distant Brethren:’ Alexander Harkavy on Montreal Jews-1888″ Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal (Fall 1983), 59-73.
 
“Cancel the Rabbi’s Lecture!” Brotherhood 17: 3 (1983).
 
1982
“The Pork on the Fork:  A Nineteenth Century Anti-Jewish Ditty,” Jewish Social Studies 44 (Spring 1982), 169-172.
 
“Rabbi Adolph Moses’s Dream,” Journal of Reform Judaism 29 (Fall 1982), 57-63.
 
“The Spectrum of Jewish Leadership in Ante-Bellum America,” Journal of American Ethnic History 1 (Spring 1982), 59-67;  2nd ed. The Wexner Heritage Foundation Leadership Library 1 (February 1999), 1-13.
 
“Coping With Intermarriage”  The Jewish Spectator 47 (Summer 1982), reprinted in Toronto Jewish Standard (October 14, 1982). 26-28
 
“Jews, the Moral Majority, and American Tradition,” Journal of Reform Judaism 29 (Spring 1982), 1-8, reprinted in Jewish Digest 28 (October 1982).
 
“Fighting Intellectual Anti-Semitism,” Present Tense 9:3 (Spring 1982).
 
“The Great American Jewish Awakening,” Midstream 28 (October 1982), 30-34; reprinted in Gesher (Spring, 1984).
 
1981
“The American Jewish Response to Nineteenth Century Christian Missions,” Journal of American History, 68 (June 1981), 35-51.
 
“The Myth of No Return:  Jewish Return Migration to Eastern Europe, 1881-1914,” American Jewish History 71 (December 1981), 256-68, reprinted in Dirk Hoerder (ed.) Labor Migration in the Atlantic Economies (Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1985).
 
“Anti-Semitism and American History,” Commentary 71 (March 1981), 42-47.
 
“The Impact of the American Revolution on the American Jew,” Dix-Huitieme Siecle, 13 (1981); Modern Judaism 1 (1981), 149-160.
 
“Jewish Education in New York — 1887” Tradition 19 (Fall 1981).
 
“The Value of Canadian Jewish History to the American Jewish Historian and Vice-Versa,” Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal, 5 (Spring 1981), 17-22.
 
“Innovation and Consolidation:  Phases in the History of Temple Mishkan Israel,” Jews in New Haven III, edited by Barry E. Herman and Werner S. Hirsch (New Haven, 1981).
 
“How to Write the History of Your Community,” Present Tense, 8:2 (Winter 1981), 6-8.
 
“Chapters From My Life,” by Alexander Harkavy (translated and edited) American Jewish Archives 33 (April 1981), reprinted in Uri D. Herscher, The East European Jewish Experience in America (Cincinnati, 1983), 52-73.
 
1980
“The Freethinker, the Jews, and the Missionaries:  George Houston and the Mystery of Israel Vindicated,” AJS Review, 5 (1980), 101-114
 
“The Myth of the Jewish President,” Sh’ma 10/198 (October 3, 1980), 143-44; reprinted in Jewish Digest, 26 (February 1981).
 
“Hebrew Poetry in Early America,” American Jewish History, 69 (March 1980), 364-377.
 
“The Roots of Ararat,” American Jewish Archives, 32 (April 1980), 52-58.
 
“From Necessity to Virtue:  The Hebrew-Christianity of Gideon R. Lederer,” ILIFF Review 37 (Winter 1980), 27-33.
 
Guide to America-Holy Land Studies, volume one, edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Arno, 1980 (sixty-six contributions); volume two, edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Praeger, 1982 (twenty-six contributions); volume three edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Praeger, 1983 (fifteen contributions).
 
1979
“The Canadian Connections of an American Jew,” Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal 3 (Fall 1979), 117-129.
 
1978
“From Immigrants to Ethnics:  Toward a New Theory of ‘Ethnicization’, “Ethnicity, 5 (1978), 370-78.
 
“A German-Jewish Immigrant’s Perception of America, 1853-54:  Some Further Notes on Mordecai M. Noah, A Jewel Robbery, and Isaac M. Wise,” American Jewish History 68 (December 1978), 206-212.
 
1976
“Jewish Immigrants to North America:  The Canadian Experience (1870-1900),” The Jewish Journal of Sociology, 18 (June 1976), 31-41.
 
1975
“Some Tips for the Postmaster,” The Nation, vol. 221 (July 5, 1975).
 
“Postal Answers,” New York Times, August 10, 1975, section III, p. 12.
 
 
REVIEWS AND REVIEW ESSAYS:
 
Jews and the Left, Arthur Liebman, National Review, August 31, 1979.
 
From Reform Judaism to Ethical Culture:  The Religious Evolution of Felix Adler, by Benny Kraut, The American Israelite, November 15, 1979.
 
Merchant Princes by Leon Harris, Commentary, 69 (March 1980); reprinted in Jewish Book News (July 1981).
 
The Jews of Toronto by Stephen A. Speisman, Present Tense, 7 (Spring 1980).
 
From Generation to Generation, by Arthur Kurzweil, Commentary, 70 (August 1980); reprinted in Jewish Book News (Spring 1981).
 
Perspectives on Jews and Judaism, edited by Arthur A. Chiel, Conservative Judaism 34:4 (Summer 1980).
 
The Recovery of Spirit in Higher Education:  Christian and Jewish Ministries in Campus Life, ed. by Robert Rankin, AJS Newsletter 31 (March 1982).
 
Evangelizing the American Jew, by David Max Eichhorn and The Incident at Massena, by Saul S. Freidman, Midstream, 28:2 (February 1982).
 
The King of Fifth Avenue:  The Fortunes of August Belmont, by David Black, Commentary 73 (April 1982).
 
The Attitude of American Jewry Towards East European Jewish Immigration, 1981-1914, by Myron Berman and American Jewry and United States Immigration Policy, 1881-1953, by Sheldon M. Neuringer, American Jewish History 71 (March 1982).
 
American Ethnic Groups:  The European Heritage, by Francesco Cordasco and David N. Alloway, Journal of American Ethnic History, 2 (Fall 1982).
 
Architects of Reform:  Congregational and Community Leadership, Emanu-El of San Francisco, 1849-1980, by Fred Rosenbaum, Pacific Northwest Quarterly 73:1 (January 1982).
 
The Book of Mordechai:  A Study of the Jews of Libya, ed. and transl. by Harvey E. Goldberg, Explorations in Sights and Sounds (Summer 1982).
 
The Dreyfus Affair and the American Conscience, 1895-1906, by Egal Feldman, Studies in Contemporary Jewry (forthcoming).
 
Jews Without Mercy:  A Lament, by Earl Shorris, and The Sociology of American Jews:  A Critical Anthology by Jack N. Porter, Modern Judaism 3:2 (May 1983).
 
Jewish Life in Philadelphia, ed. by Murray Friedman, Commentary (October 1984).
 
The Chosen People in America, by Arnold Eisen, Judaism (Spring 1985).
 
Encounter With Emancipation by Naomi W. Cohen, Commentary (September 1985).
 
Jews, Turks and Infidels, by Morton Borden, Journal of American History 71:4 (March 1985).
 
“Jewish Community Histories:  Recent Non-Academic Contributions,” Journal of American Ethnic History 6:1 (Fall 1986).
 
Cyrus Adler:  Selected Letters, by Ira Robinson, Commentary (February, 1986).
 
Sacred Survival, by Jonathan Woocher, Commentary (December 1987).
 
A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson, Moment (September 1987).
 
Back to the Soil by Robert A. Goldberg, Journal of American History 74 (March 1988).
 
Lo-Tziyonim BeAmerika by Menahem Kaufman, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 4 (1988).
 
The Liberty Lobby and the American Right by Frank P. Mintz, Patterns of Prejudice 22:3 (1988).
 
The Seminary at 100, ed. Nina B. Cardin and David W. Silverman, Conservative Judaism 40 (Summer 1988), pp 81-84.
 
The Mayer Sulzberger-Alexander Marx Correspondence, ed Herman Dicker, Jewish Quarterly Review 82:1-2 (1992), 262-263.
 
Mostly Morgenthaus, by Henry Morgenthau III. Commentary 93 (March 1992), pp. 57-59.
 
Adapting to Abundance by Andrew R. Heinze, AJS Review 17:2 (Fall 1992).
 
The Politics of Ethnic Pressure by Judith S. Goldstein, Jewish Quarterly Review 83:3-4 (1993), pp. 450-451.
 
Jews Against Zionism: The American Council for Judaism, 1942-1948, by Thomas A. Kolsky Studies in Contemporary Jewry 10 (1994), pp. 333-334.
 
Historyah U-Politiqah by Yehoshua Arieli, Journal of American History 81 (June 1994), p. 228.
 
The Warburgs, by Ron Chernow, Commentary 97:2 (February 1994), pp. 61-64.
 
The Fatal Embrace: Jews and the State, by Benjamin Ginsberg, Contemporary Sociology, September 1994, pp.653-654.
 
The Power and Passion of M.Carey Thomas, by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, The Forward, December 23, 1994, p.1.
 
A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, by Frederic Cople Jaher and Anti-Semitism in America, by Leonard Dinnerstein, Journal of American History (June 1995), pp. 171-173.
 
A Corner of the Tapestry: A History of the Jewish Experience in Arkansas 1820s – 1990s, by Carolyn Gray LeMaster, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 12 (1996), pp. 318-319.
 
Jewish Responses to Modernity, by Eli Lederhendler, Journal of the American Academy of Religion 64 (Summer 1996), pp.137-138.
 
Jews and the New American Scene, by Seymour Martin Lipset and Earl Rabb, Journal of American Ethnic History 17 (Fall 1997),  pp. 97-98.
 
Jewish Power, by J.J.Goldberg, The Jerusalem Report, January 9, 1997, pp.46-47.
 
Struggles in the Promised Land: Toward A History of Black-Jewish Relations in the United States, eds. Jack Salzman and Cornell West  CommonQuest 3 (Winter 1998) , 50-53.
 
Portrait of American Jews: The Last Half of the 20th Century, by Samuel C. Heilman, Journal of  American Ethnic History  17 (Spring 1998), 121-122.
 
Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939, by Daniel Soyer,  Journal of American History  85:1 (June 1998), 255-256.
 
Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry, by Samuel G. Freedman, The Boston Globe, August 27, 2000, p.C1.
 
The Messiah Comes Tomorrow: Tales From the American Shtetl, by Alan Lupo, The Boston Globe, July 13, 2001.
 
Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate, by Neil Baldwin, Commentary 112 (December 2001), 74-76.
 
The Jewish Confederates, by Robert Rosen, American Jewish History 89 (September 2001), 335-337.
 
Building the Future: Jewish Immigrant Intellectuals and the Making of Tsukunft, ed. & translated by Steven Cassedy, Journal of American Ethnic History 21 (Winter 2002), 110-111.
 
Jazz Age Jews, by Michael Alexander, The Historian 65:5 (Fall 2003), 1176-1177.
 
Catholics and Jews in Twentieth-Century America by Egal Feldman, American Historical Review  108 (April 2003), 546-547.
 
Jazz Age Jews, by Michael Alexander, The Historian  65 (Fall 2003), 1176-1177.
 
The Family Letters of Louis D. Brandeis, eds. Melvin I. Urofsky and David W. Levy,  Modern Judaism  25 (February 2005), 99-101
 
The Jews of the United States 1654 to 2000, by Hasia Diner, Journal of American History  58 (September 2005), 578.
 
An Uneasy Relationship: American Jewish Leadership and Israel 1948-1957, by Zvi Ganin; The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics, by Fred Lazin; and From Exodus to Freedom: A History of the Soviet Jewry Movement, by Stuart Altshuler,   [review-essay in] Israel Studies 11:3 (Fall 2006), 168-172.
 
Hebrew Printing in America 1735-1926: A History and Annotated Bibliography, by Yosef Goldman.  Research and editing by Ari Kinsberg.  American Jewish History 92:4 (December 2004), 509-512  [published May 1, 2007]
 
Speaking of Jews, by Lila C. Berman.  Journal of American History  96 (December 2009), 888-889.
 
American and British Jews in the Age of the Great Migration, by Lloyd P. Gartner.  Studies in Contemporary Jewry 25 (2011), 162-163.
 
Antisemitism: A History. Edited by Albert S. Lindemann and Richard S. Levy. Journal of American Ethnic History 32 (Winter 2013), 119-121.
 
A.M.Klein: The Letters, ed. Elizabeth Popham.  University of Toronto Quarterly 83:2 (Spring 2014).
 
Yankee Dutchmen Under Fire: Civil War Letters from the 82nd Illinois Infantry, ed. Joseph R. Reinhart.  American Jewish Archives Journal 66 (2014), 101-102.
 
 BOOKS:
 
Lincoln and the Jews: A History, with Benjamin Shapell.  Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2015. [Winner, The Civil War Roundtable’s Barondess/Lincoln Award. Winner, The Lincoln Group of New York’s  2015 Award of Achievement. Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies, 2016.  Finalist, 2016 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.]  Translated into Hebrew, Dvir, 2016.
 
Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism, co-edited with Carole B.Balin, Dana Herman and Gary P. Zola.  Hebrew Union College Press, 2013.
 
When General Grant Expelled the Jews.  Schocken/Nextbook, 2012. [Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies, 2012].
 
Jewish Renaissance and Revival in America, Coedited with Eitan Fishbane.  Brandeis University Press/UPNE, 2011.
 
New Essays in American Jewish History [Commemorating 60th Anniversary of American Jewish Archives].  Coedited with Pamela S. Nadell and Lance J. Sussman.  Ktav/AJA, 2010.
 
Jews and the Civil War:  A Reader.  With Adam Mendelsohn.  NYU Press, 2010.
 
A Time to Every Purpose:  Letters to a Young Jew.  Basic Books/Perseus,  2008.  [Finalist, National Jewish Book Award in Jewish Family Literature, 2008].
 
The History of the Jewish People: A Story of Tradition and Change, volume 1, with Jonathan B.Krasner, Behrman House, 2006; volume 2, with Jonathan B. Krasner, Behrman House, 2007   [Textbook for young people; Awarded Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing, Social Studies Textbooks , Grades 6-8.  Issued
by the Association of Educational Publishers.]
 
Three Hundred Fifty Years:  An Album of Jewish Memory , co-editor, American Jewish Historical Society & American Jewish Archives, 2005.
 
Hayahadut BeAmerika    Merkaz Shazar, 2005  [Hebrew translation of American Judaism with new introduction].
 
American Judaism: A History   Yale University Press, 2004 [winner, Everett Family Foundation “Jewish Book of the Year” Award, Jewish Book Council; Co-winner of the American Jewish Historical Society’s Saul Viener Prize for the Outstanding Book in American Jewish History, 2003-2004; Winner of the Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute 2005 Prize for Best Book in American Jewish Studies; Selected as a finalist for the 2005 Koret Jewish Book Awards in the History category; Selected by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book of 2004 in the Religion category; Selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2004.]  Translated into Chinese, 2009.
 
America and Zion:  Essays and Papers in Memory of Moshe Davis, edited with Eli Lederhendler, Wayne State University Press, 2002.
 
Jewish Polity and American Civil Society, co-edited with Alan Mittleman and Robert Licht, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
 
Jews and the American Public Square,  co-edited with Alan Mittleman and Robert Licht, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
 
Women and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives, edited with Pamela S. Nadell, University Press of New England, 2001.
 
Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience, with David G. Dalin, University of  Notre Dame Press, 1997 [Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book of 1998].
 
Abba Hillel Silver and American Zionism, co-edited with Mark A. Raider and  Ronald W. Zweig,  Frank Cass, 1997.
 
Minority Faiths and the American Protestant Mainstream, edited, University of Illinois Press, 1997.
 
The Jews of Boston, with Ellen Smith, Combined Jewish Philanthropies/ Northeastern University Press, 1995; 2nd edition, Yale University Press, 2005.
                                   
Observing America’s Jews by Marshall Sklare (edited, with foreword and headnotes) University Press of New England, 1993.
 
Yehude Artsot Ha-Berit, edited with Lloyd Gartner, Merkaz Shazar, 1992.
 
Ethnic Diversity and Civic Identity:  Patterns of Conflict and Cohesion in Cincinnati Since 1820, edited with Henry D. Shapiro, University of Illinois Press, 1992.
 
A Double Bond:  The Constitutional Documents of American Jewry, edited with Daniel J. Elazar and Rela Geffen Monson, University Press of America, 1992.
 
The Jews of Cincinnati, with Nancy H. Klein, Center for the Study of the American Jewish Experience, 1989.
 
JPS:  The Americanization of Jewish Culture (A history of the Jewish Publication Society 1888-1988) Jewish Publication Society, 1989.
 
Yahadut Amerika: American Jewry: An Annotated Bibliography of Publications in Hebrew, with Janet Liss, Hebrew University, 1991.
 
American Synagogue History:  A Bibliography and State-of-the-Field Survey, with Alexandra S. Korros, Markus Wiener, 1988.
 
The American Jewish Experience:  A Reader, Holmes & Meier, 1986; 2nd  revised edition, 1997.
 
Jews and the Founding of the Republic, (co-editor), Markus Wiener 1985.
 
People Walk on Their Heads:  Moses Weinberger’s Jews and Judaism in New York (translated and edited), Holmes & Meier, 1982.
 
Jacksonian Jew:  The Two Worlds of Mordecai Noah, Holmes & Meier, 1981 (nominated for the National Jewish Book Award).
 
Mordecai Manuel Noah:  Jacksonian Politician and American Jewish Communal Leader — A Biographical Study , Ph.D. Thesis, Yale University, 1979 (available from University Microfilms).
 
Jews in New Haven (ed.) Jewish Historical Society of New Haven, 1978.
 
SERIES:
 
“Masterworks of Modern Jewish Writing,” General Editor, 11 volumes. Markus Wiener Publishing.
 
“American Jewish Life,” co-editor (with Moses Rischin), 13 volumes, Wayne State University Press.
 
“Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture and Life”, General Editor, 47 titles, Brandeis University          Press/University Press of New England.
 
 
 
ARTICLES:
 
2016
 
“The American Jews Who’ve Exchanged Their Utopian Myths About Israel for Demonic Ones,” Ha-aretz, August 2, 2016
 
Haggadah Supplement, Lechaim to Life: Celebrating 100 Years of Jewish Life at Princeton
 https://drive.google.com/a/brandeis.edu/file/d/0B3iXVoQbna4JaFF0c1RGMjltR1E/view?pli=1
 
“Family History Curriculum,” Chabad-Lubavitch News, http://lubavitch.com/news/article/2057407/And-You-Shall-Tell-Your-Child.html&p=2
 
“Subversive Jews and American Culture:  Notes on the Leonard Milberg Collection of Early American Judaica,” By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War, ed. Adam Mendelsohn (Princeton: Princeton University Library, 2016), 189-204. Reprinted, without accompanying notes in Tablet (http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/197758/subversive-jews-american-culture).
 
“Avraham Avinu Ve’am Ha’ivrim Be-Artso’ [English title: “Abraham Lincoln and his Attitude Toward the Jews”], Et-Mol #244, February 2016, 7-9 [in Hebrew].
 
“100 Years Later, Has Brandeis’s Supreme Court Nomination Changed Everything – Or Nothing?”  Forward, January 29, 2016, p.21.
 



 
2015
“American Orthodox Responses to Intermarriage,” Conversion, Intermarriage and Jewish Identity:  The Orthodox Forum, eds. Robert S. Hirt, Adam Mintz, Marc D. Stern (New York: Yeshiva University Press, 2015), 409-426.
 
“Investing in the Jewish Studies Ph.D. Talent Pool,” E-Jewish Philanthropy (December 6, 2015), with Stephen. M. Cohen and Rona Sheramy.
 
“Lincoln’s Surprising Jewish Connections,” Beacon: The National Museum of American Jewish History (Summer 2015), 6-7.
 
“Letter from Boston:   A Friend Indeed – and in Deed,” Hadassah Magazine 97 (August/September 2015), 40-41.
 
 “America’s Most Memorable Zionist Leaders,” The Individual in History:  Essays in Honor of Jehuda Reinharz, eds. ChaeRan Y. Freeze et al  (Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2015), 129-142.
 
“George Washington’s Correspondence with the Jews of Newport,” Washington’s Rebuke to Bigotry, eds Adam Strom et al.  (Boston; Facing History and Ourselves, 2015), 73-82.
 
2014
 
“The Touro Monument Controversy: Aniconism vs. Anti-Idolatry in a Mid-Nineteenth Century American Jewish Religious Dispute,” Between Jewish Tradition and Modernity, Rethinking an Old Opposition:  Essays in Honor of David Ellenson, eds Michael A. Meyer and David N. Myers (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014), 80-95.
 
“Hayahadut HaReformit Bat-Zmanenu: Nituah Histori [Contemporary Reform Judaism: An Historical Analysis],” Reform Judaism: Thought, Culture and Sociology, ed. Avinoam Rosenak (Jerusalem & Tel Aviv: Van Leer & Kibbutz Meuhad, 2014), 499-508 [in Hebrew].
 
“Marking Time: Notes from the Arnold & Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica on How Nineteenth-Century American Jews Lived Their Religion,” Constellations of Atlantic Jewish History 1555-1890, ed. Arthur Kiron (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Libraries, 2014), 49-62.
 
“Reform Jewish ‘Missionaries’ for Judaism: Barbara S. Goodman and the Committee on Religion of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (1913-1933),” Why Jewish Women’s History Matters: An Archive of Stories in honor of Gail Reimer, ed. Joyce Antler (Boston: Jewish Women’s Archive, 2014), 24-26.
 
“From World-Wide People to First-World People: The Consolidation of World Jewry,” Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations, eds. Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Judit Bokser Liwerant and Yosef Gorny (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 60-65.
 
“Why Study American Jewish History,” HaYidion: The RAVSAK Journal (Spring 2014), 26,27,52.
 
“United States Jewry” (with Zev Eleff), Oxford Jewish Studies Bibliographies, http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2014 (Chicago, 2014), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2013
 
“America’s Russian-Speaking Jews Come of Age,” Toward a Comprehensive Policy Planning for Russian-Speaking Jews in North America (Jerusalem: Jewish People Policy Institute, 2013), 1-27.
 
“’To Quicken the Religious Consciousness of Israel: The NFTS National Committee on Religion, 1913-1933,” Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism, ed  Carole B. Balin et al, (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2013), 49-71.
 
“Jews and the Civil War,” Passages Through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War (New York: AJHS, Yeshiva University Museum, 2013), 9-29.
 
“Lewis Feuer and the Study of American Jewish History” Society 50 (2013), 352-355.
 
“Letter from Boston:  People of the Silver Linings Playbook [on Pew Survey],” Hadassah Magazine 95 (December 2013/January 14), 10-12.
 
“History:  Barbara Goodman, Unheralded Hero,” Reform Judaism 42 (Winter 2013), 14-18.
 
“At Battle of Gettysburg Jewish Heroes Fought for Both North and South,” Forward, July 1, 2013.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2013 (Chicago, 2013), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Why America Has No Chief Rabbi,” Jewish Ideas Daily, January 23, 2013.
 
“The Jewish Translation that Rewrote the Bible,” Forward, January 25, 2013.
 
2012
 
“The American Jewish Press,” The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media, ed. Diane Winston (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), 537-550.
 
“American Jewish History: Backwards and Forwards,” From Sinai to China:  Essays in Commemoration of the 20th Annniversary of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, eds Xu Xin & Lihong Song (Nanjing: SDX Joint Publishing Company, 2012), 229-238.
 
“George Washington’s Correspondence with the Jews of Newport,” To Bigotry No Sanction: George Washington and Religious Freedom (Philadelphia: National Museum of American Jewish History, 2012), 17-24.
 
“How Matzah Became Square:  Manischewitz and the Development of Machine-Made Matzah in the United States,” Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism, ed. Rebecca Kobrin (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2012), 272-288 [revised from 2005 monograph].
 
“General Grant’s Infamous Order,” New York Times Opinionator – Disunion Blog, December 19, 2012, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/19/general-grants-infamous-order/#more-137655; reprinted in Disunion: 106 Articles from the New York Times Opinionator, ed. Ted Widmer (New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2013), 427-434.
 
“Foreword,” A Kosher Christmas, by Joshua Eli Plaut (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2012), xi-xii.
 
“The Discontinuity of Continuity: An Interview with Jonathan D. Sarna,” Reform Judaism 41 (Winter 2012), 24-26.
 
“Colonial Judaism,” The Cambridge History of Religions in America, Volume I, Pre-Columbian Times to 1790, ed. Stephen J. Stein (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 392-409.
 
“President Grant and the Chabadnik,” Jewish Review of Books, 3 (Spring 2012), 10-13
 
“Introduction,” Jews in America:  From New Amsterdam to the Yiddish Stage, eds. Stephen D. Corrsin, Amanda Seigel and Kenneth Benson (New York & London:   New York Public Library/Giles, 2012), 9-15.
 
“The Jewish Vote in Presidential Elections,” Sh’ma 42 (January 2012), 3.
 
“’God Loves an Infant’s Praise’: Cultural Borrowing and Cultural Resistance in Two Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Sunday-School Texts,”  Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Change, eds. Catherine Cornille & Stephanie Corigliano (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012), 59-77; Jewish History 27 (1), 73-89.
 
“When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” Slate, March 13, 2012
[http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2012/03/ulysses_s_grant_and_general_orders_no_11_how_the_infamous_order_changed_the_lives_of_jews_in_america_.html]

“The Redemption of Ulysses S. Grant,” Reform Judaism 40 (Spring 2012), 22-26, 59-62.
 
“General Grant’s Uncivil War Against the Jews.” The Jewish Week, February 28, 2012
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2012 (Chicago, 2012), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Forward Forum: Every Four Years, Rabbis and Politics Mix,” Forward, September 21, 2012
 
“Constitutional Dilemma on Birth Control,”  Forward, March 16, 2012.
 
 
2011
 
“Christians and Non-Christians in the Marketplace of American Religion,” American Christianities: A History of Dominance and Diversity, eds. Catherine Brekus and W. Clark Gilpin (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011), 119-132.
 
“A Writ of Release from Levirate Marriage (Shtar Halitzah) in 1807 Charleston,” with Dvorah E. Weisberg, American Jewish Archives 53: 1 (2011), 38-55.
 
“Civil War,” “Columbus, Christopher,”  “Jewish Publication Society,”   Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 108, 323, 623-4.
 
“Foreword,” The Greening of American Orthodox Judaism: Yavneh in the Nineteen Sixties (Cincinnati: HUC Press, 2011), xi-xviii.
 
 “Ethnicity and Beyond,” Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation, ed. Eli Lederhendler, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 25 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 108-112.
 
“American Jewish History: Retrospect and Prospect,” in Pan Guang, Wang Shuming, and Luo Ailing, eds. The Jews in America: Development and Influence of a Successful Community (Beijing: Shishi Publishing House, 2010) pp. 3-14  [in Chinese].
 
“Freedom,” Dreams of Freedom-National Museum of American Jewish History Catalog  (Philadelphia, 2011), xiii-xix.
 
“Man Oh Manischewitz,”  Forward, July 22, 2011.
 
“What the Civil War Meant to American Jews,” Forward, March 1, 2011.
 
“Returning to Moscow,” Forward, January 25, 2011.

“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2011 (Chicago, 2011), with Jonathan Golden.

 
2010
 
“The Democratization of American Judaism,” New Essays in American Jewish History, ed. Pamela S. Nadell, Jonathan D.Sarna & Lance J. Sussman  (Ktav/AJA: 2010), 95-108.
 
“The Relationship of Orthodox Jews with Believing Jews of Other Religious Ideologies and Non-Believing Jews: The American Situation in Historical Perspective,” The Relationship of Orthodox Jews with Believing Jews of Other Religious Ideologies and Non-Believing Jews, ed. Adam Mintz (New York: Yeshiva University Press, 2010), 1-26.
 
“Chabad-Lubavitch,” and “Torah” in Encyclopedia of Religion in America, eds. Charles H. Lippy & Peter W. Williams (CQ Press, 2010)
 
“Foreword” to Passionate Pioneers: The Story of Yiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-1960 (Holmes & Meier, 2010).
 
“Introduction” to Empowered Judaism, by Elie Kaunfer (Jewish Lights, 2010).
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2010 (Chicago, 2010), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“Rabbi Yoffie’s Legacy: Old Ideas for Reform Judaism,” Forward , June 25, 2010.
 
“American Jewry in Second Place,” Forward , January 1, 2010.
 
“Rabbi Raphall Goes to Washington,” Forward, February 26, 2010.
 
“Good Bye Wissenschaft, Hello Relevance,” Forward, June 4, 2010.
 
“When Shuls Were Banned in America,” Forward , August 20 2010.
 
New Museum on Independence Mall is a Sign that Jews have Arrived,” Forward, November 26, 2010.
 
“Afterword” to Mission, Meaning and Money: How the Joint Distribution Committee Became a Fundraising Innovator, by Mark I. Rosen (New York: Cohen Center/iuniverse, 2010).
 
2009
 
“Two Ambitious Goals: Jewish Publishing in the United States,” A History of the Book in America. Volume 4  Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in the United States 1880-1940, eds. Carl F. Kaestle and Janice A. Radway (Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2009), 376-391.
 
“The Halakha According to B’nai B’rith,” Rav Chesed:  Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Haskel Lookstein, ed. Raphael Medoff (Jersey City: Ktav, 2009), II, 165-182.
 
The Economic Downturn and the Future of Jewish Communities  JPR Policy Debate Paper (Institute for Jewish Policy Research, London,  September 2009).
 
“Proskauer, Joseph Mayer,” The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law, ed. Roger K. Newman (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009), 439.
 
“Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Jewish Community of His Youth: The Influence of Solomon Braslavsky, Herman Rubenovitz, and Congregation Mishkan Tefila,” Journal of the Society for American Music 3 (2009), 35-46.
 
“America As It Ought to Be: The Conflict Between Jewish Rhetoric and American Realities,” Ideology and Rhetoric: Constructing America, ed.  Bozenna Chylinska (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), 231-240.
 
“What’s In A Name – A Response to Barry Chiswick,” Contemporary Jewry 29 (2009), 85-90.
 
“Lessons of Depression May Be Relevant Today,” The Jewish Journal, March 4, 2009.
 
“The American Jewish Community in Crisis & Transformation,” Contact  (Summer 2009)
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2009 (Chicago, 2009), with Jonathan Golden.
 
“How Hanukkah Came to the White House,”  Forward,  December 11, 2009.
 
“After Utopia, Loving Israel,” Forward, October 9, 2009.
 
“The Long Shadow of Scandal,” Forward, August 14, 2009.
 
“Saying Kaddish Too Soon? [Response to Norman Lamm]”  Forward,  June 5, 2009.
 
“Op-Ed:  At 85 Hillel Mission Remains Vital,”  JTA: Global News Service of Jewish People, May 27, 2009.
 
 
2008
 
“Two Jewish Lawyers Named Louis,”  American Jewish History  94 (March-June 2008), 1-19.
 
“The Mystical World of Colonial American Jews,”  Mediating Modernity: Essays in Honor of Michael A. Meyer, eds. Lauren B. Strauss and Michael Brenner  (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2008), 185-194.
 
“The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Secular Judaism,” Contemplate: The International Journal of Cultural Thought 4 (2007), 3-13.
 
“An Eighteenth Century Hebrew Lu’ah from Pennsylvania,” American Jewish Archives 57 (2005), 25-27.
 
[Introduction to] Manischewitz: The Matzo Family, by Laura Manischewitz Alpern (New York: Ktav, 2008), ix-xiv.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2008 (Chicago, 2008), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2007
 
“Intermarriage in America:  The Jewish Experience in Historical Context,” Ambivalent Jew: Charles Liebman in Memoriam, eds. Stuart Cohen and Bernard Susser (New York: Jewish Theological Seminary, 2007), 125-133.
 
“A Long Voyage to the New World: The First Jewish Settlement in North America,” Humanities  28 (March/April 2007), 37-39.
 
[Foreword to] Let Us Prove Strong: The American Jewish Committee, 1945-2006, by Marianne Sanua (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2007), ix-xi.
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2007 (Chicago, 2007), with Jonathan Golden.
 
2006
 
“Orthodoxy Confronts America,” Orthodox Judaism: New Perspectives, ed. Y.Salmon, A. Ravitzky & A. S. Ferziger (Jerusalem:  Magnes Press, 2006), 523-554 [in Hebrew].
 
“The Crucial Decade in Jewish Camping,” A Place of Our Own: The Rise of Reform Jewish Camping, ed. M. M. Lorge & G. P. Zola (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 27-51.
 
“Jacob I. Cohen,” Dictionary of Virginia Biography 3 (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2006), 345-347.
 
“Boston,”  “Historiography – American Jewish,” “Marcus, Jacob R.,”  Encyclopedia Judaica (2nd ed.).
 
“Port Jews in the Atlantic: Further Thoughts,” Jewish History 20 (2006), 213-219.
 
“Afterword,”  My Yeshiva College: 75 Years of Memories, ed.  Menachem Butler & Zev Nagel  (New York: Yashar Books, 2006), 355-357.
 
“Recalling Arthur Hertzberg: Public Intellectual,” The Jewish Week, April 21, 2006.
 
“Leon A. Jick (1924-2005),”  American Jewish History 92 (June 2004), 225-229. [Appeared in 2006, notwithstanding the cover date]
 
“Judaism”  World Book Year Book 2006 (Chicago, 2006), with Jonathan Golden.
 
 
2005
 
The Cyclical History of Adult Jewish Learning in the United States: Peers’ Law and it Implications,”  Educational Deliberations: Studies in Education Dedicated to Shlomo (Seymour) Fox, ed. Mordecai Nisan and Oded Schremer (Jerusalem:  Keter & Mandel, 2005), 207-222 
 
“Jacob I. Cohen and the 350th Anniversary of American Jewish Life,” Generations 11 (May 2005), pp.1,3,8,14.
 
“Afterword: The Study of American Judaism:  A Look Ahead,” The Cambridge Companion to American Judaism, ed. Dana Evan Kaplan, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 417-421.
 
“Foreword,” American Jewry’s Challenge: Conversations Confronting the Twenty-First Century, by Manfred Gerstenfeld (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)
 
[Historical Consultant to:] Challenge and Change: History of the Jews in America Civil War through the Rise of Zionism (New York: Behrman House, 2005).
 
How Matzah Became Square:  Manischewitz and the Development of Machine-Made Matzah in the United States.  Victor J. Selmanowitz Lecture. Touro College, 2005  (24pp.)
 
“Judaism” (With Jonathan Golden) 2005 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2005).
 
“Evolving American Judaism,” Heritage (American Jewish Historical Society), May 2005, 20-23.
 
2004
[Historical Consultant to:] Challenge and Change: History of the Jews in America Early Settlement Through Central European Migration (New York: Behrman House, 2004).
 
“Introduction:  The Jews of Rhode Island” (With Ellen Smith).  In The Jews of Rhode Island, eds. George M. Goodwin and Ellen Smith (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2004), 1-10.
 
“American Judaism,” In From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America, ed. Michael W. Grunberger (Washington DC: Library of Congress, 2004), 129-145.
 
“Jewish Culture Comes to America,”  Jewish Studies  42 (2003-2004), 45-57
 
“Concentration,” Sh’ma  35/615 (November 2004), 2-3.
 
“The Battle for the Jewish Vote,” Boston Sunday Globe , October 10, 2004, p.D12 [full page]
 
“American Jewish History: A Chance to Reflect,”  The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 1, 2004, B9-B10
 
“Judaism”  2004 (with Jonathan Golden) 2004 World Book Year Book (Chicago 2004).
 
“What Will American Jews Celebrate on their 350th Anniversary?” [in Hebrew]  Gesher 50 (Summer 2004), 26-31.
 
“The Question of Music in American Judaism: Reflections at 350 Years,” American Jewish History 91 (July 2003), 195-203.
 
“The 350th Anniversary of American Jewish Life,” AJS Perspectives (Fall/Winter 2004), 22-24.
 
“The Jews Come to America” distributed by Jewish Telegraphic Agency and widely published [under various titles] in American Jewish newspapers, March 11, 2004
 
“From Destruction to Rebirth: The Holocaust and Israel in American Judaism,”  Aufbau 70 (February 26, 2004), 22-23
 
2003
“American Jews in the New Millennium.”  In Religion and Immigration: Christian, Jewish and Muslim Experiences in the United States, eds. Y. Haddad et al (Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, 2003), 117-127.
Reprinted in Kathleen Mulhern, The Future of Religion: Traditions in Transition (Patheos Press, 2012), 68-72.
 
American Judaism in Historical Perspective. The David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs.  (Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan, 2003)
 
“Historical Memory and Jewish Identity: 350 Years of American Jewish History: What Do They Mean?” Celebrating 350 Years of American Jewish Life (New York: American Jewish Committee, 2003), 4-9
 
“The Goals and Meaning of the 350th Anniversary Commemoration of American Jewish History,” Proceedings: Celebrate 350 Inaugural National Planning Conference (New York: 2003), 23-27.
 
“Aharon Kotler,” Conservative Judaism 55 (Summer 2003), 60-62
 
“Judaism”  2003 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2003)  [with J. Golden].
 
“Why Study American Jewish History?” Torah at the Center  (UAHC Department of Lifelong Jewish Learning) 7 (Fall 2003), 2-4.
 
2002
“Church-State Dilemmas of American Jews.” In Jews and the American Public Square, eds. Alan Mittleman, Jonathan D. Sarna, and Robert Licht (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), 47-68.
 
Achavah and History:  Reflections on the Historical Emphases of Moshe Davis.” In America and Zion:  Essays and Papers in Memory of Moshe Davis, eds. Eli Lederhendler  and Jonathan D. Sarna (Wayne State University Press, 2002), 23-31.
 
“Jewish Culture Comes to America,” Gesher 48 (Summer 2002), 52-60 [in Hebrew].
 
“What Will Jewish Community and Jewish Values Mean for the 21st Century,”  Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 62 (2002): 80-87.
 
“Judaism”  2002 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2002)  [with J. Golden].
 
2001
“The Jews in British America,” The Jews and the Expansion of Europe to the West 1450-1800, eds. Paolo Bernardini & Norman Fiering (New York: Berghahn Books, 2001), 519-531.
 
“Colonial Judaism,” Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, by David L. Barquist with essays by Jon Butler and Jonathan D. Sarna (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery in Association with Yale University Press, 2001), 8-23.
 
“American Jews in the Twentieth Century,” Album Ha-am Hayehudi (Merkaz Shazar, 2001) [in Hebrew].
 
“The Future of American Orthodoxy,” Sh’ma 31 (February 2001), 1-3.
 
“The Jews of Boston,” Reform  Judaism, Fall 2001.
 
“Comment:  The American Jewish Committee Statement on Jewish Education,”  (American Jewish Committee, 2001).
 
“Judaism” 2001 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 2001)  [with J. Golden].
 
2000
“The Twentieth Century Through American Jewish Eyes: A History of the American Jewish Year Book, 1899-1999,” American Jewish Year Book 100 (2000), 3-103  [with Jonathan Golden].
 
“Lieberman Candidacy May Boost Modern Orthodoxy,”  Forward, (August 11, 2000), p.3.
 
“Jewish Votes Still Matter,” The Jewish Week  (November 17, 2000).
 
“Response: The Question of Shlilat Ha-Galut in American Zionism,” in A. Gal and A. Gottschalk (eds.) Beyond Survival and Philanthropy: American Jewry and Israel (Hebrew Union College Press, 2000), 59-63.
 
“Judaism,” 2000 World Book Year Book   (Chicago, 2000)  [with J. Golden].
 
1999
“The Cult of Synthesis in American Jewish Culture,” Jewish Social Studies n.s. 5 (Fall 1998/Winter 1999), 52-79.
 
Manischewitz Matzah and the Rabbis of the Holy Land: A Study in the Interrelationship of Business, Charity and Faith,” (in Hebrew)  Gesher   #140 (Winter 1999), 41-49.
 
“American Jewish Political Conservatism in Historical Perspective,” American Jewish History  87 (June-September 1999), 113-122.
 
“Judaism” 1999 World Book Year Book   (Chicago, 1999) [with J. Golden].
 
“Mordecai  M.  Noah,”  “Max  Lilienthal,”  American  National Biography (Oxford University Press, 1999).
 
“The American Jewish Experience through the Nineteenth Century: Immigration and Acculturation,” with Jonathan Golden.  Online publication   http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us (National Humanities Center, 1999).
 
“The American Jewish Experience in the 20th Century: Antisemitism and Assimilation,”  with Jonathan Golden.  Online Publication. http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us (National Humanities Center, 1999).
 
1998
“Jewish Prayers for the United States Government: A Study in the Liturgy of Politics and the Politics of Liturgy,”  Moral Problems in American History: Essays in Honor of David Brion Davis (Cornell University Press, 1998), 200-221; reprinted in slightly different form in Liturgy in the Life of the Synagogue:  Studies in the History of Jewish Prayer, eds. Ruth Langer and Steven Fine (Eisenbrauns, 2005), 205-224.
 
“American Jewish Education in Historical Perspective,” Journal of Jewish Education 64 :1-2 (Winter-Spring, 1998), 8-21.
 
“The Revolution in the American Synagogue,”  Creating American Jews. Ed. Karen S. Mittelman. (NMAJH/UPNE:  1998), 10-23.
 
“Converts to Zionism in American Reform Judaism,” Zionism and Religion, eds. S.Almog, Jehuda Reinharz and Anita Shapira. (Hanover, NH: UPNE, 1998), 188-203; Hebrew edition (Merkaz Shazar, 1994), pp. 223-243.
 
“A Forgotten 19th Century Prayer for the U.S.Government:  Its Meaning, Significance and Surprising Author,”  Hesed Ve-Emet: Studies in Honor of Ernest S. Frerichs, eds. J. Magness and S. Gitin  (Athens, GA: Scholars Press, 1998), 431-440.
 
“Judaism,” 1998 World Book Year Book  (Chicago, 1998) [with J. Golden].
 
 “The Future of Diaspora Zionism,”  Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 97th Annual Convention (New York: Rabbinical Assembly, 1998), 69-76;  [in Hebrew], Gesher 43 (Winter, 1997-98), 38-44.
 
“Committed Today, Divorced Tomorrow,” JTS Magazine 7 (Winter 1998), 12, 23 [widely reprinted in Jewish newspapers]
 
“10 Ways that Israel Liberated American Jewry,” Hadassah Magazine 79:10 (June-July, 1998),  14-15.
 
“Foreword” to A Light in the Prairie: Temple Emanu-El of Dallas 1872-1997, by Gerry Cristol (Fort Worth: Texas Christian University, 1998), ix-xi.
 
“The Jewish Experience in American Public and Private Education,” Vouchers for School Choice:  Challenge or Opportunity?, eds.  Marshall J. Breger and David M. Gordis (Wilstein Institute and Catholic University of America:  1998), 131-136.
 
1997
“Two Traditions of Seminary Scholarship,” in Jack Wertheimer (ed.) Tradition Renewed: A History of the Jewish Theological Seminary (Jewish Theological Seminary, 1997), 54-80.
 
“Back to the Center: The Plain Meaning of ‘A Statement on Jewish Continuity,’” (American Jewish Committee, 1997).
 
“Jacob Rader Marcus,”  American Jewish Year Book 97 (1997), pp. 633-640.
 
“Martha Wolfenstein,”  in Paula Hyman and Deborah D. Moore (eds.)  Jewish Women in America (Routledge, 1997), 1486-1487.
 
“Structural Challenges to Jewish Continuity,” American Jewry: Portrait and Prognosis, ed. David M. Gordis and Dorit P. Gray   (Wilstein Institute/Behrman House, 1997), pp.404-408; Gesher 40 (Summer 1994), 31-35 [in Hebrew].
 
[Contribution to] One Year Later: The Rabin Symposium  (American Jewish Committee, 1997).
 
“If You Lend Money to My People,”  Learning Torah With. . . 3:18 (February 8, 1997), 1-4.
 
1996
“A Projection of America As It Ought to Be: Zion in the Mind’s Eye of American Jews,” in Allon Gal (ed.), Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews (Jerusalem & Detroit: Magnes Press & Wayne State University Press, 1996), 41-59.
 
“Comment,”  The Jew Within: Self, Community and Commitment Among the Variety of Moderately Affiliated, by Steven M. Cohen and Arnold Eisen.  (Boston:Wilstein Institute, 1996),72-74.
 
“Why Teach American Jewish History?” Moving Beyond Haym Salomon: The Teaching of American Jewish History to 20th Century Jews (Temple University/American Jewish Committee, 1996), pp.39-44.
 
The American Jewish Community’s Crisis of Confidence (Pamphlet, World Jewish Congress, 1996).
 
“From Antoinette Brown Blackwell to Sally Priesand: An Historical Perspective on the Emergence of Women in the American Rabbinate,”  Women Rabbis: Exploration and Celebration, ed. Gary P. Zola  (Cincinnati: American Jewish Archives, 1996), 43-53.
 
[Contribution to] Rebuilding Jewish Peoplehood: Where Do We Go From Here?  A Symposium in the Wake of the Rabin Assassination  (American Jewish Committee, 1996), 86-87.
 
1995
A Great Awakening: The Transformation That Shaped Twentieth Century American Judaism and its Implications for Today (Council for Initiatives in Jewish Education, 1995); reprinted in slightly different form as “The Late Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Awakening,” in Religious Diversity and American Religious History: Studies in Traditions and Cultures, ed. Walter H. Conser Jr., and Sumner B. Twiss (University of Georgia Press, 1997), 1-25.
 
“The Jews of Boston in Historical Perspective,” in The Jews of Boston, ed. Jonathan D. Sarna and Ellen Smith (1995), pp. 3-19
 
“The Road to Jewish Leadership,” Expectations, Education and Experience of Jewish Professional Leaders: Report of the Wexner Foundation Research Project on Contemporary Jewish Professional Leadership, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies Research Report #12 (April 1995), pp. 31-60.
 
“The History of the Jewish Press in North America,” The North American Jewish Press, 1994 Alexander Brin Forum, (Brandeis University, 1995), pp. 2-7.  Reprinted in revised form in Metro-West Jewish News 50th Anniversary Edition (January 24, 1997), 60-66.
 
“The Evolution of the American Synagogue,” in The Americanization of the Jews, ed. Robert M. Seltzer & Norman J. Cohen (New York: NYU Press, 1995), pp. 215-229.
 
“When Jews Were Bible Experts,” Moment, October 1995, pp.54,55.80.
 
“Perched Between Continuity and Discontinuity: American Judaism at a Crossroads,” Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 56 (1995), pp.74-79.
 
“Judaica Americana,” American Jewish History 83 (1995), pp. 287-318.
 
“Current Trends and Issues in American Jewish Religious Life,”  Gesher 42 (#132), 1995, pp.111-117 [in Hebrew].
 
“Promised Land and Golden Land,” American Jewish-Israeli Relations: Two Perspectives (American Jewish Committee, 1995), pp.7-11.
 
“Wise, Isaac Mayer” HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion (HarperCollins, 1995), p. 1132.
 
“What’s the Use of Local Jewish History?”  Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes 12 (November 1995), pp.77-83.
 
“Response [to G. Zelizer],” Judaism 44 (Summer 1995), pp.304-309.
 
“Fitting American Jewish History into Modern Jewish History,” Center for American Jewish History Newsletter 1:2 (September 1995), p.1,4.
 
“Dreaming the Future of the American Jewish Community,”  At The Crossroads: Shaping Our Jewish Future (CJP/Wilstein, 1995), pp.81-82.
 
1994
“From Synagogue-Community to Citadel of Reform: Phases in the History of K.K. Bene Israel (Rockdale Temple) in Cincinnati, OH” [with Karla Goldman] in American Congregations, ed. J.P. Lewis & J. Wind (University of Chicago Press, 1994), pp. 159-220.
 
“The Greatest Jew in the World Since Jesus Christ: The Jewish Legacy of Louis D. Brandeis”, American Jewish History 81(1994), pp. 346-364.
 
“The Secret of Jewish Continuity,” Commentary 98:4 (October 1994), pp. 55-58
 
“Nathan Kaganoff’s Legacy” American Jewish History 81 (1994), pp. 432-434.
 
“Judaica Americana,” American Jewish History 82 (1994), pp. 295-328;
 
“The Israel of American Jews,” Sh’ma 25 (September 30, 1994); Gesher 40 #130 (Winter 1994), pp. 22-25 [in Hebrew].
 
“Forum: American Civil Religion Revisited,” Religion and American Culture 4 (Winter 1994), pp. 19-23.
 
1993
“The Making of an American Jewish Culture”, in M. Friedman (ed.) When Philadelphia Was The Capital of Jewish America (Associated University Presses, (1993), pp. 145-155.
 
“Recent Scholarship in American Jewish History” [Hebrew] Jewish Studies 33 (1993) pp. 11-32.
 
“Jewish Scholarship and American Jewish Continuity,” Toward An American Jewish Culture:  New Perspectives on Jewish Continuity (New York: National Foundation for Jewish Culture, 1993), pp. 4-5.
 
“Comment: What is the Most Important Thing We Can Do to Ensure Jewish Survival in America?” Hadassah 74:10 (June/July 1993), pp. 10-11.
 
“The Jewish Romance With Modernity: A Critical Reassessment” [Hebrew] Gesher 38/126 (1993), pp. 36-38.
 
“Listening to Eugene Borowitz” Sh’ma 23/455 (May 28, 1993) pp. 115-116.
 
1992
“Columbus and the Jews” Commentary, 94:5 (November 1992) pp. 38-41; revised and expanded in “The Mythical Jewish Columbus and the History of America’s Jews,” Religion in the Age of Exploration, ed. Bryan F. Le Beau & Menahem Mor (Omaha: Creighton University Press, 1996), pp. 81-95.
 
“A Sort of Paradise for the Hebrews:  The Lofty Vision of Cincinnati Jews” in Ethnic Diversity and Civic Identity. ed. H. Shapiro and J.D. Sarna, (University of Illinois Press, 1992), pp. 131-164 [Preprinted in abridged form in American  Israelite, July 7, 1988].
 
“Reading Jewish Books: The American Jewish Experience” in The Schocken Guide to Books, ed. B. Holtz (Schocken, 1992), pp. 108-127.
 
“What is American About the Constitutional Documents of American Jewry? An Historical Approach,” in Elazar, Sarna and Monson (eds)  A Double Bond:  The Constitutional Documents of American Jewry,  ed. D. Elazar, R. Monson & J.D. Sarna (1992) pp. 57-72.
 
“Tribalism” [Guest Column] Moment 17 (October 1992) p. 18.
 
“Necrology: Marshall Sklare (1921-1992): PAAJR 58 (1992), pp. 33-35.
 
“Louis D. Brandeis: Zionist Leader” Brandeis Review II (Winter 1992), pp.22-27.
 
“Preserving Our Past, Our Future Depends on It” Rocky Mountain Chai Lites 28 (June 1992) pp. 2-5.
 
1991
“Seating and the American Synagogue,” in Philip Vandermeer and Robert P. Swierenga, Belief and Behavior: Essays in the New Religious History (Rutgers University Press, 1991), pp. 189-206.
 
“Jewish Identity in the Changing World of American Religion,” in David M. Gordis and Yoav Ben-Horin (eds.) Jewish Identity in America (Los Angeles: University of Judaism, 1991), pp. 91-103;  reprinted in Gesher 36 #122 (Winter 1990/91).
 
“The Rise of Islam in America:  How Will This Change Jewish Self-Identification,” Moment 16:3 (June 1991), pp 35-39.
 
“The American Synagogue Responds to Change”: Cincinnati Judaism ReviewII (Spring 1991), pp.89-94.
 
“Interreligious Marriage in America,” The Intermarriage Crisis (American Jewish Committee, 1991), pp 1-6.          
 
1990
“American Jewish History,” (A Ten Year Review of the Literature) Modern Judaism 10 (1990), pp. 343-365.
 
“Is Judaism Compatible with American Civil Religion? The Problem of Christmas and the ‘National Faith’;” in Religion and the Life of the Nation ed. Rowland A Sherrill (Urbana, Ill:  University of Illinois Press, 1990) pp. 154-173.
 
“From K’tonton to the Torah,” Moment 15:5 (October 1990) pp. 44-47.
 
“From Synagogue-Community to Community of Synagogues:  A Turning Point in American Jewish History” Braun Chair Inaugural Lecture (Oct 1990).
 
“Foreword” to Robert Singerman Judaica Americana (Greenwood Press, (1990).
 
“Reform Jewish Leaders, Intermarriage and Conversion,” Journal of Reform Judaism 37:1 (Winter 1990), pp. 1-10.
 
“The Editor [Henrietta Szold]” Hadassah Magazine 71:10 (June-July 1990), pp. 18-20.
 
1989
“In Search of ‘Authentic’ Anglo-Jewish Poetry:  The Debate Over A.M. Klein’s Poems (1944),” in From Ancient Israel to Modern Judaism:  Essays in Honor of Marvin Fox ed. J. Neusner (Atlanta, GA:  Scholars Press, 1989), vol. 4, pp. 125-136.
 
“Jews in the Colonial and Early National Periods,” The American Jewish Experience, National Museum of American Jewish History, (1989), pp. 17-21.
 
“Cyrus Adler and the Development of American Jewish Culture:  The ‘Scholar-Doer’ as a Jewish Communal Leader” American Jewish History 78:3 (March 1989), 382-94.
 
American Jews and Church-State Relations:  The Search for ‘Equal Footing’ [pamphlet] American Jewish Committee, 1989.
 
“Mordecai M. Noah” and “Jewish Publication Society,” The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture (Basil Blackwell, 1989), pp. 379-80, 557-558.
 
“The Future of Cincinnati Jews” American Judaism Present and Future ed. by Benny Kraut (1989), 48-52.
 
1988
“Passover Raisin Wine, the American Temperance Movement, and Mordecai Noah:  The Origins, Meaning and Wider Significance of a Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Religious Practice,” Hebrew Union College Annual 59 (1988), pp. 269-288.
 
“Jewish Bible Scholarship and Translations in the United States” (with Nahum M. Sarna), The Bible and Bibles in America ed. E.S. Frerichs (Society of Biblical Literature and Scholars Press, 1988), 83-116.
 
“The Israel of American Jews.” [A contribution to the Commentary symposium], Commentary (February 1988), 64-65.
 
“The Greatest American Jewish Leaders,” a contribution to an American Jewish History symposium 78:2 (December 1988), 103-05.
 
1987
“The Debate Over Mixed Seating in the American Synagogue,” in The American Synagogue, ed. Jack Wertheimer, (New York:  Cambridge University Press, 1987), 363-394.
 
“The Impact of Nineteenth Century Christian Missions on American Jews” in T. Endelman, Jewish Apostacy in the Modern World (New York, 1987), 232-254.
 
“Jewish-Christian Hostility in the United States: Some Perceptions From a Jewish Point of View” in R.D. Bellah and F.E. Greenspahn, Uncivil Religion (New York:  Crossroad Press, 1987), 5-22.
 
“Christian America or Secular America? The Church-State Dilemma of American Jews,” Jews in Unsecular America, ed. Richard J. Neuhaus (Grand Rapids, 1987); reprinted in Gesher 33 (Summer 1987), 96-105; and Jerusalem Newsletter, 21 June 1987.
 
“The Jewish Publication Society 1888-1988,” Jewish Book Annual 45 (1987-88), 42-53.
 
“New Light on the Pittsburgh Platform of 1885” American Jewish History 76:3 (March 1987), 358-68.
 
“Henrietta Szold,” The Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) vol. 14, p.230.
 
“Ikarim Ve’etgarim BeHistorya Shel Yahadut Amerika,” Gesher (Winter 1987), 16-20.
 
“Vive La Difference:  [on American anti-Semitism] Jerusalem Post (May 26, 1987).
 
1986
“The ‘Mythical Jew’ and the ‘Jew Next Door’ in Nineteenth Century America,” Anti-Semitism in American History, edited by David Gerber (University of Illinois Press, 1986), 57-78.
 
“American Christian Opposition to Missions to the Jews (1816-1900)” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 23:2 (Spring 1986), 225-238.
 
“American Anti-Semitism,” in History and Hate ed. David Berger (Philadelphia, JPS, 1986), 115-128.
 
“Comment” in The American Jewish Community:  Social Science Research and Policy Implications, ed. Calvin Goldscheider (Atlanta, Scholars Press, 1986), 109-113.
 
“Comment:  The Meaning of the Holy Land in American Religious Life and Thought,” With Eyes Toward Zion II, ed. Moshe Davis (New York, Praeger, 1986), 346-349.
 
 
“Towards a New Approach to the Teaching of American Jewish History” The Principal 31:5 [May/June 1986], 3-6.
 
1984
“The Literary Contributions of Mordecai M. Noah:  On the Bicentennial of His Birth,” Jewish Book Annual 42 (1984). 189-198.
 
“The Jewish Way of Crime” Commentary 78 (August 1984), 53-55.
 
“Arthur A. Chiel,” American Jewish History 73 (March 1984).
 
“What Is the Use of American Jewish Community History?” Indiana Jewish History 18 (June 1984), 8-17.
 
1983
“Introduction:  The American Rabbinate, A Centennial View,” American Jewish Archives 35 (November 1983); reprinted in The American Rabbinate ed. J.R. Marcus and A.J. Peck, (New York, Ktav 1985).
 
” ‘Our Distant Brethren:’ Alexander Harkavy on Montreal Jews-1888″ Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal (Fall 1983), 59-73.
 
“Cancel the Rabbi’s Lecture!” Brotherhood 17: 3 (1983).
 
1982
“The Pork on the Fork:  A Nineteenth Century Anti-Jewish Ditty,” Jewish Social Studies 44 (Spring 1982), 169-172.
 
“Rabbi Adolph Moses’s Dream,” Journal of Reform Judaism 29 (Fall 1982), 57-63.
 
“The Spectrum of Jewish Leadership in Ante-Bellum America,” Journal of American Ethnic History 1 (Spring 1982), 59-67;  2nd ed. The Wexner Heritage Foundation Leadership Library 1 (February 1999), 1-13.
 
“Coping With Intermarriage”  The Jewish Spectator 47 (Summer 1982), reprinted in Toronto Jewish Standard (October 14, 1982). 26-28
 
“Jews, the Moral Majority, and American Tradition,” Journal of Reform Judaism 29 (Spring 1982), 1-8, reprinted in Jewish Digest 28 (October 1982).
 
“Fighting Intellectual Anti-Semitism,” Present Tense 9:3 (Spring 1982).
 
“The Great American Jewish Awakening,” Midstream 28 (October 1982), 30-34; reprinted in Gesher (Spring, 1984).
 
1981
“The American Jewish Response to Nineteenth Century Christian Missions,” Journal of American History, 68 (June 1981), 35-51.
 
“The Myth of No Return:  Jewish Return Migration to Eastern Europe, 1881-1914,” American Jewish History 71 (December 1981), 256-68, reprinted in Dirk Hoerder (ed.) Labor Migration in the Atlantic Economies (Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1985).
 
“Anti-Semitism and American History,” Commentary 71 (March 1981), 42-47.
 
“The Impact of the American Revolution on the American Jew,” Dix-Huitieme Siecle, 13 (1981); Modern Judaism 1 (1981), 149-160.
 
“Jewish Education in New York — 1887” Tradition 19 (Fall 1981).
 
“The Value of Canadian Jewish History to the American Jewish Historian and Vice-Versa,” Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal, 5 (Spring 1981), 17-22.
 
“Innovation and Consolidation:  Phases in the History of Temple Mishkan Israel,” Jews in New Haven III, edited by Barry E. Herman and Werner S. Hirsch (New Haven, 1981).
 
“How to Write the History of Your Community,” Present Tense, 8:2 (Winter 1981), 6-8.
 
“Chapters From My Life,” by Alexander Harkavy (translated and edited) American Jewish Archives 33 (April 1981), reprinted in Uri D. Herscher, The East European Jewish Experience in America (Cincinnati, 1983), 52-73.
 
1980
“The Freethinker, the Jews, and the Missionaries:  George Houston and the Mystery of Israel Vindicated,” AJS Review, 5 (1980), 101-114
 
“The Myth of the Jewish President,” Sh’ma 10/198 (October 3, 1980), 143-44; reprinted in Jewish Digest, 26 (February 1981).
 
“Hebrew Poetry in Early America,” American Jewish History, 69 (March 1980), 364-377.
 
“The Roots of Ararat,” American Jewish Archives, 32 (April 1980), 52-58.
 
“From Necessity to Virtue:  The Hebrew-Christianity of Gideon R. Lederer,” ILIFF Review 37 (Winter 1980), 27-33.
 
Guide to America-Holy Land Studies, volume one, edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Arno, 1980 (sixty-six contributions); volume two, edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Praeger, 1982 (twenty-six contributions); volume three edited by Nathan M. Kaganoff, New York, Praeger, 1983 (fifteen contributions).
 
1979
“The Canadian Connections of an American Jew,” Canadian Jewish Historical Society Journal 3 (Fall 1979), 117-129.
 
1978
“From Immigrants to Ethnics:  Toward a New Theory of ‘Ethnicization’, “Ethnicity, 5 (1978), 370-78.
 
“A German-Jewish Immigrant’s Perception of America, 1853-54:  Some Further Notes on Mordecai M. Noah, A Jewel Robbery, and Isaac M. Wise,” American Jewish History 68 (December 1978), 206-212.
 
1976
“Jewish Immigrants to North America:  The Canadian Experience (1870-1900),” The Jewish Journal of Sociology, 18 (June 1976), 31-41.
 
1975
“Some Tips for the Postmaster,” The Nation, vol. 221 (July 5, 1975).
 
“Postal Answers,” New York Times, August 10, 1975, section III, p. 12.
 
 
REVIEWS AND REVIEW ESSAYS:
 
Jews and the Left, Arthur Liebman, National Review, August 31, 1979.
 
From Reform Judaism to Ethical Culture:  The Religious Evolution of Felix Adler, by Benny Kraut, The American Israelite, November 15, 1979.
 
Merchant Princes by Leon Harris, Commentary, 69 (March 1980); reprinted in Jewish Book News (July 1981).
 
The Jews of Toronto by Stephen A. Speisman, Present Tense, 7 (Spring 1980).
 
From Generation to Generation, by Arthur Kurzweil, Commentary, 70 (August 1980); reprinted in Jewish Book News (Spring 1981).
 
Perspectives on Jews and Judaism, edited by Arthur A. Chiel, Conservative Judaism 34:4 (Summer 1980).
 
The Recovery of Spirit in Higher Education:  Christian and Jewish Ministries in Campus Life, ed. by Robert Rankin, AJS Newsletter 31 (March 1982).
 
Evangelizing the American Jew, by David Max Eichhorn and The Incident at Massena, by Saul S. Freidman, Midstream, 28:2 (February 1982).
 
The King of Fifth Avenue:  The Fortunes of August Belmont, by David Black, Commentary 73 (April 1982).
 
The Attitude of American Jewry Towards East European Jewish Immigration, 1981-1914, by Myron Berman and American Jewry and United States Immigration Policy, 1881-1953, by Sheldon M. Neuringer, American Jewish History 71 (March 1982).
 
American Ethnic Groups:  The European Heritage, by Francesco Cordasco and David N. Alloway, Journal of American Ethnic History, 2 (Fall 1982).
 
Architects of Reform:  Congregational and Community Leadership, Emanu-El of San Francisco, 1849-1980, by Fred Rosenbaum, Pacific Northwest Quarterly 73:1 (January 1982).
 
The Book of Mordechai:  A Study of the Jews of Libya, ed. and transl. by Harvey E. Goldberg, Explorations in Sights and Sounds (Summer 1982).
 
The Dreyfus Affair and the American Conscience, 1895-1906, by Egal Feldman, Studies in Contemporary Jewry (forthcoming).
 
Jews Without Mercy:  A Lament, by Earl Shorris, and The Sociology of American Jews:  A Critical Anthology by Jack N. Porter, Modern Judaism 3:2 (May 1983).
 
Jewish Life in Philadelphia, ed. by Murray Friedman, Commentary (October 1984).
 
The Chosen People in America, by Arnold Eisen, Judaism (Spring 1985).
 
Encounter With Emancipation by Naomi W. Cohen, Commentary (September 1985).
 
Jews, Turks and Infidels, by Morton Borden, Journal of American History 71:4 (March 1985).
 
“Jewish Community Histories:  Recent Non-Academic Contributions,” Journal of American Ethnic History 6:1 (Fall 1986).
 
Cyrus Adler:  Selected Letters, by Ira Robinson, Commentary (February, 1986).
 
Sacred Survival, by Jonathan Woocher, Commentary (December 1987).
 
A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson, Moment (September 1987).
 
Back to the Soil by Robert A. Goldberg, Journal of American History 74 (March 1988).
 
Lo-Tziyonim BeAmerika by Menahem Kaufman, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 4 (1988).
 
The Liberty Lobby and the American Right by Frank P. Mintz, Patterns of Prejudice 22:3 (1988).
 
The Seminary at 100, ed. Nina B. Cardin and David W. Silverman, Conservative Judaism 40 (Summer 1988), pp 81-84.
 
The Mayer Sulzberger-Alexander Marx Correspondence, ed Herman Dicker, Jewish Quarterly Review 82:1-2 (1992), 262-263.
 
Mostly Morgenthaus, by Henry Morgenthau III. Commentary 93 (March 1992), pp. 57-59.
 
Adapting to Abundance by Andrew R. Heinze, AJS Review 17:2 (Fall 1992).
 
The Politics of Ethnic Pressure by Judith S. Goldstein, Jewish Quarterly Review 83:3-4 (1993), pp. 450-451.
 
Jews Against Zionism: The American Council for Judaism, 1942-1948, by Thomas A. Kolsky Studies in Contemporary Jewry 10 (1994), pp. 333-334.
 
Historyah U-Politiqah by Yehoshua Arieli, Journal of American History 81 (June 1994), p. 228.
 
The Warburgs, by Ron Chernow, Commentary 97:2 (February 1994), pp. 61-64.
 
The Fatal Embrace: Jews and the State, by Benjamin Ginsberg, Contemporary Sociology, September 1994, pp.653-654.
 
The Power and Passion of M.Carey Thomas, by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, The Forward, December 23, 1994, p.1.
 
A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, by Frederic Cople Jaher and Anti-Semitism in America, by Leonard Dinnerstein, Journal of American History (June 1995), pp. 171-173.
 
A Corner of the Tapestry: A History of the Jewish Experience in Arkansas 1820s – 1990s, by Carolyn Gray LeMaster, Studies in Contemporary Jewry 12 (1996), pp. 318-319.
 
Jewish Responses to Modernity, by Eli Lederhendler, Journal of the American Academy of Religion 64 (Summer 1996), pp.137-138.
 
Jews and the New American Scene, by Seymour Martin Lipset and Earl Rabb, Journal of American Ethnic History 17 (Fall 1997),  pp. 97-98.
 
Jewish Power, by J.J.Goldberg, The Jerusalem Report, January 9, 1997, pp.46-47.
 
Struggles in the Promised Land: Toward A History of Black-Jewish Relations in the United States, eds. Jack Salzman and Cornell West  CommonQuest 3 (Winter 1998) , 50-53.
 
Portrait of American Jews: The Last Half of the 20th Century, by Samuel C. Heilman, Journal of  American Ethnic History  17 (Spring 1998), 121-122.
 
Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939, by Daniel Soyer,  Journal of American History  85:1 (June 1998), 255-256.
 
Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry, by Samuel G. Freedman, The Boston Globe, August 27, 2000, p.C1.
 
The Messiah Comes Tomorrow: Tales From the American Shtetl, by Alan Lupo, The Boston Globe, July 13, 2001.
 
Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate, by Neil Baldwin, Commentary 112 (December 2001), 74-76.
 
The Jewish Confederates, by Robert Rosen, American Jewish History 89 (September 2001), 335-337.
 
Building the Future: Jewish Immigrant Intellectuals and the Making of Tsukunft, ed. & translated by Steven Cassedy, Journal of American Ethnic History 21 (Winter 2002), 110-111.
 
Jazz Age Jews, by Michael Alexander, The Historian 65:5 (Fall 2003), 1176-1177.
 
Catholics and Jews in Twentieth-Century America by Egal Feldman, American Historical Review  108 (April 2003), 546-547.
 
Jazz Age Jews, by Michael Alexander, The Historian  65 (Fall 2003), 1176-1177.
 
The Family Letters of Louis D. Brandeis, eds. Melvin I. Urofsky and David W. Levy,  Modern Judaism  25 (February 2005), 99-101
 
The Jews of the United States 1654 to 2000, by Hasia Diner, Journal of American History  58 (September 2005), 578.
 
An Uneasy Relationship: American Jewish Leadership and Israel 1948-1957, by Zvi Ganin; The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics, by Fred Lazin; and From Exodus to Freedom: A History of the Soviet Jewry Movement, by Stuart Altshuler,   [review-essay in] Israel Studies 11:3 (Fall 2006), 168-172.
 
Hebrew Printing in America 1735-1926: A History and Annotated Bibliography, by Yosef Goldman.  Research and editing by Ari Kinsberg.  American Jewish History 92:4 (December 2004), 509-512  [published May 1, 2007]
 
Speaking of Jews, by Lila C. Berman.  Journal of American History  96 (December 2009), 888-889.
 
American and British Jews in the Age of the Great Migration, by Lloyd P. Gartner.  Studies in Contemporary Jewry 25 (2011), 162-163.
 
Antisemitism: A History. Edited by Albert S. Lindemann and Richard S. Levy. Journal of American Ethnic History 32 (Winter 2013), 119-121.
 
A.M.Klein: The Letters, ed. Elizabeth Popham.  University of Toronto Quarterly 83:2 (Spring 2014).
 
Yankee Dutchmen Under Fire: Civil War Letters from the 82nd Illinois Infantry, ed. Joseph R. Reinhart.  American Jewish Archives Journal 66 (2014), 101-102.
 

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