Shari Rabin and Matthew Berkman publish in America Jewish History special issue
September 2, 2021
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Shari Rabin and Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Matthew Berkman both had pieces published in the journal American Jewish History’s new special issue on antisemitism.
Matthew Berkman Wins Award for Dissertation
August 14, 2020
Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Matthew Berkman’s dissertation won an award from the American Political Science Association. Berkman’s dissertation, "Coercive Consensus: Jewish Federations, Ethnic Representation, and the Roots of American Pro-Israel Politics" is the winner of the association’s Walter Dean Burnham Dissertation Prize. “Coercive Consensus” sets out to answer the question of how complete identification with the state of Israel came to characterize every major national Jewish organization in the highly consequential period following the Six Day War.