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HI 219 New York trip

On November 10 six students travelled down to New York with me – where we met two dads – for a walking tour of the Lower East Side, a visit to the Tenement Museum, and lunch at Katz’s Deli. We intended to start our day viewing the interior of Temple Emanu-El on the Upper East […]

Vital vs. Rabinovitch

It isn’t too commonplace for people to promote reviews critical of their scholarship. Since I’m frequently asked, however, about my exchange with David Vital in the TLS I decided it would be worthwhile to have the whole thing open and available in one place (sorry TLS paywall). Vital has no specific criticism of my book’s […]

New article in Haaretz: Pakistan’s “Jewish” Roots

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Class website for HI 446 launched!

Ready, set, launch! Setting off on a new pedagogical adventure, HI 446 (seminar on Revolutionary Russia) has officially launched a collectively administrated class website. Come see:

New article in MRB: Searching for the Meaning of “Russian”

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