woman standing in purple lace dress with dark hair and glasses.
  • Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion

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 with a particular interest in the relationship between religion, space, and place. She is the author of Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-century America (NYU Press, 2017), which won the National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies and was a finalist for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

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.