Jeffrey S. Gurock

Jeffrey S. Gurock

About Me
I am the Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University and former chair of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society. From 1982 to 2002, I served as associate editor of American Jewish History, the leading academic journal in that field. I am the author or editor of 22 books, including my most recent work, Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race and Ethnicity (NYU Press).