New York University
Marion Kaplan is Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at New York University. She is the author of The Jewish Feminist Movement in Germany: The Campaigns of the Jüdischer Frauenbund, 1904-1938
(1979). She also wrote The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family and Identity in Imperial Germany
(1991), which won the American Historical Association Conference Group in Central European History Book Prize for 1991/92 and the National Jewish Book Award. Her next book, Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany
, published in 1998, won the 1996 Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History from the Wiener Library and the Institute of Contemporary History, London. It was named a 1998 Notable Book by the New York Times
and won the National Jewish Book Award. Her newest monograph, Dominican Haven: The Jewish Refugee Settlement in Sosua, 1940-1945
(2008), was chosen as a Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.
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