Daniel B. Schwartz teaches history and Judaic studies at The George Washington University and is the author of The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image (Princeton University Press). He is currently at work on a history of the word “ghetto” from the 16th century to the present.
Daniel B. Schwartz on MRB
Move Over, Mendelssohn. On Eliyahu Stern’s The Genius: Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism.