Deborah Hertz

Deborah Hertz is the Herman Wouk Chair in Modern Jewish Studies and a professor in the Department of History at UC San Diego.

Presentations

“Jews and the Slave Trade: Revisiting a Painful Past and a Painful Debate”

Congregation Kol Hadash
Albany, California
November 12, 2017
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“Passing and Covering: How Jewish Women Assimilated into German Feminism”

Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference
Washington, DC
December 18, 2017
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“Roundtable Presentation on Gender in Nineteenth-Century German Historiography”

American Historical Association
Washington, DC
January 6, 2018
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“Respondent to Book Launch, ‘Why Study Jewish History?’”

UCLA
Los Angeles, California
February 13, 2018
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“David ben Gurion and the Troubling Legacy of Labor Zionism”

Congregation Adat Shalom
San Diego, California
February 24, 2018

“Firebrands and Intellectuals: Two Political Types and Two Political Strategies for Radical Jewish Women in Russia and Beyond, 1881-1914”

Conference on Gendering Jewish Internationalism
Oxford University
Oxford, England
March 12, 2018
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New Publications

“Manya Shochat and Her Traveling Guns: Jewish Radical Women from Pogrom Self-Defense to the First Kibbutzim” in Jews and Leftist Politics: Judaism, Israel, Antisemitism, and Gender, edited by Jack Jacobs (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

“Henriette Herz as Jew, Henriette Herz as Christian: Relationships, Conversion, Antisemitism”  in Die Kommunikations-, Wissens- und Handlungsraeume der Henriette Herz (Gottingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 2017)

“Dangerous Politics, Dangerous Liaisons: Love and Terror among Jewish Women Radicals in Czarist Russia,” Histoire, Economie et Societe, Volume 33 (December 2014)

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