Beth S. Wenger
Beth S. Wenger is Professor of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ph.D., Yale University
M.A., History, Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary
B.A., Wesleyan University
- American Jewish history
- 19th- and 20th-century United States
History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage (Princeton University Press, 2010).
New York Jews and the Great Depression: Uncertain Promise (Yale University Press, 1996).
The Jewish Americans: Three Centuries of Jewish Voices in America (Doubleday Press, 2007).
For further publications, consult her History department profile.
- HIST 009 The Invention of Modern Judaism
- HIST 141 History of Jewish Civilization III (Modern Period)
- HIST 150 The American Jewish Experience
- HIST 204 Memory and Meaning In Jewish History
- HIST 204 Rereading the Holocaust
- HIST 214 Jews and the City
- HIST 610 Religion In American Culture
- HIST 620 Readings In Modern Jewish History