Deborah Dash Moore

Deborah Dash Moore

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Deborah Dash Moore is the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of a trilogy covering the history of American Jews in the twentieth century, beginning with the experience of Jews in New York City, then moving on to GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation (2004), and ending with histories of Jews in the postwar decades. Her books have regularly garnered awards, including most recently a National Jewish Book Award for the coedited work, City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York, With a Visual Essay by Diana L. Linden (2012). Her most recent book is Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People (2017).

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Lectures

  • Immigration in American Jewish History
  • GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation
  • Walkers in the City: Jewish Photographers
  • Urban Origins of American Judaism