Jane Gerber

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Jane S. Gerber is a professor of Jewish history and director of the Institute for Sephardic Studies at the City University of New York.

Education and marriage[edit]

Gerber received a Ph.D. from Columbia University[1] and is married to Roger A. Gerber.[2] Their family includes a daughter Dina.[2]

Academic career[edit]

Gerber teaches classes in Classics, History, and M.A. Liberal Studies in the Center of Jewish Studies at the City University of New York, specializing in Sephardic history.[1] She is director of the Institute for Sephardic Studies.[3]

Gerber's books include Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience.[4] Gerber was formerly the president of the Association for Jewish Studies.[5]

Works[edit]

  • (1986). "Anti-Semitism and the Muslim World". In History and Hate: The Dimensions of Anti-Semitism, ed. David Berger. Jewish Publications Society. ISBN 0-8276-0267-7
  • (1994) The beginnings of Jewish life in Spain are cloaked in myth and legend..." Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience ISBN 0-02-911574-4
  • (1997) Jewish Society in Fez, 1450-1700: Studies in Communal and Economic Life (Studies in Judaism in Modern Times) ISBN 9004058206

Her one-volume history of Sephardic Jews of Spain was described as "excellent" and a reviewer noted her strengths in synthesizing much recent research about this people.[6]

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