Sharon Gillerman

Sharon Gillerman is associate professor of Jewish history at the Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. Her research focus is early twentieth-century German Jewish history, with particular emphasis on gender, social work, the body and Jewish identity in the Weimar Republic. She has published on the German Jewish family, Jewish masculinity and the Jewish body and is completing a book on the Jewish family, welfare and reproduction in the Weimar Republic.

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Germany: 1750-1945

To view German Jewish history from the Enlightenment through the Holocaust from a gender perspective deepens our understanding of history in general and provides us with a richer, more complex and more inclusive picture of the Jewish past.

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