Simon Rabinovitch teaches modern Jewish and European history at Boston University. His publications have examined Jewish politics in revolutionary Russia, Jewish nationalist thought, and the history of folkloristics and ethnography. He is also an occasional contributor to the monthly book supplement of Haaretz. Simon’s most recent book is Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia (Stanford University Press, 2014). Follow him on twitter @sjrabinov.
Simon Rabinovitch on MRB
Searching for the Meaning of “Russian.” On national questions, nostalgia, and the Orthodox Church in Putin’s Russia.
A Blessing on Your Head, and Other Ways to Deliver a Beating in Yiddish. On the Yiddish Fight Club exhibition.