Jack Nusan Porter

Jack Nusan Porter is a rabbi, sociologist, anthologist, social activist and adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. He has written for many journals and magazines. His books include Jewish Radicalism, The Sociology of American Jewry, The Jew as Outsider, Kids in Cults, Confronting History and Holocaust, Jewish Partisans, and Women in Chains: The Handbook on the Agunah.

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