Jonathan Frankel

Jonathan Frankel (1935-2008) and Ezra Mendelsohn taught Jewish history for many years at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Together with Peter Y. Medding, a professor of political science at the Hebrew University, they founded the Studies in Contemporary Jewry series. Frankel's works include Prophecy and Politics: Socialism, Nationalism and the Russian Jews, 1862-1917 and The Damascus Affair: "Ritual Murder," Politics and the Jews in 1840. Mendelsohn's most recent book is Painting a People:...See more