About the Author

Jonathan D. Sarna

Jonathan D. Sarna is a Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History. He is co-editor of “Jews and the Civil War: A Reader” (NYU Press, 2010).  

The Civil War and American Jews

Why Jews should care about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

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