Shari Rabin

  • Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion

Areas of Study

Education

PhD, Yale University, 2015
MPhil, Yale University, 2012
BA, Boston University, 2009

Biography

Shari Rabin is a scholar of modern Judaism and American religions. She is the author of the award-winning Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-century America (NYU Press, 2017). She is currently writing a history of Jews, religion, and race in the U.S. South, from the seventeenth-century to the present day.

  • RELG/JWST 100 - Introduction to Jewish Studies: Sacred Spaces and Promised Lands
  • RELG 283 - American Religious Traditions
  • RELG/JWST 253 - Pilgrimage, Travel, and Judaism
  • RELG/JWST 257 - Judaism in the U.S.: State, Synagogue and Beyond
  • RELG 358 - Religious Outsiders and the American State

Notes

Shari Rabin Quoted

June 19, 2020

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion Shari Rabin is quoted in an article in the Jewish Telegraph Agency concerning a California synagogue's decision to alter a monument in their synagogue that included the name of a slave-holding, Confederate Jew.

Shari Rabin Gives Workshop

April 29, 2020

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion Shari Rabin gave a training workshop on nineteenth-century Jewish migration for docents at the National Museum of American Jewish History. 

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