Stephen Roth Institute

Ordinary People: Polish-Jewish Relations During the Holocaust

Prof. Havi Dreifuss discusses her book “Relations Between Jews and Poles during the Holocaust: The Jewish Perspective,” laying out the myriad views and feelings Polish Jews harbored for their country and their non-Jewish compatriots.

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Antisemitism: Past and Present

Dr. Scott Ury and Prof. Guy Meron discuss their collected issue entitled “Antisemitism: Historical Concept, Public Discourse”

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From Genetics To Eugenics

Prof. Amir Teicher, a historian at Tel Aviv University, discusses the cooptation of a seminal, 19th-century genetic theory by a climate of racial categorization several decades on.

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Dark Rooms

Prof. Amos Morris-Reich discusses his book “Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence 1876-1980,” exploring the meeting point between culture and science against the backdrop of racism

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The Best and Worst of Both Worlds

In her latest book, Nancy Sinkoff recounts Lucy S. Dawidowicz’s life on the cusp between Europe and America, and between liberal socialism and Reagan-era conservatism

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