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Jeffrey S. Gurock

Jeffrey S. Gurock is the Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University. His most recent book is Judaism’s Encounter with American Sports.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jeffrey S. Gurock." (Viewed on September 16, 2019) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/gurock-jeffrey>.

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