Joshua Karlip

Joshua Karlip

About Me
Joshua M. Karlip is a cultural historian specializing in the relationship of East European secular Jewish movements to the Jewish religious tradition, Jewish intellectual responses to Nazism, and rabbinic culture and writing in the Soviet Union. His book, The Tragedy of a Generation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Nationalism in Eastern Europe was published by Harvard University Press in 2013. His next book will be Oyfn Sheydveg: At the Crossroads: Jewish Intellectuals and the Crisis of 1939 (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2021). He is the Herbert S. and Naomi Denenberg Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University and associate director of the YU Center for Israel Studies.