Steven M. Cohen
Steven M. Cohen, a sociologist of American Jewry, is a Professor at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University and will join the faculty of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York as Research Professor in the fall, 2005. He has written or edited a dozen books and scores of scholarly articles and reports on such issues as Jewish community, Jewish identity, and Jewish education, including The Jew Within: Self, Family and Community in America (with Arnold Eisen); Two Worlds of Judaism: The Israeli and American Experiences (with Charles Liebman), and Cosmopolitans and Parochials: Modern Orthodox Jews in America (with Samuel Heilman). His earlier books include American Modernity & Jewish Identity, and American Assimilation or Jewish Revival? He recently co-authored a book on the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, and a monograph on Jewish identities of Great Britain. His current research interests extend to emerging forms of Jewish community organizing among younger Jews in the United States. He holds several research positions including: Director of the Florence G. Heller – JCA Research Center, Academic Chair of the research unit of the Jewish Agency’s Department of Jewish Education, and research consultant to the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies. Before moving to Israel in 1992, he was a professor of sociology at Queens College in New York, and held Visiting Professorships at Brandeis University, Yale University, and the Jewish Theological Seminary.
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