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Beth Wenger

In addition to authoring "The Jewish Americans," Beth S. Wenger served on the board of distinguished scholars who advised the PBS series. She holds the Katz Family Chair in American Jewish History and is Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she serves as Director of the Jewish Studies Program. Wenger is the author of "New York Jews and the Great Depression: Uncertain Promise" (1996) which was awarded the Salo Baron Prize in Jewish History. The author of...See more