Jonathan D. Sarna


At Battle of Gettysburg, Jewish Heroes Fought for Both North and South

By Jonathan D. Sarna

At Battle of Gettysburg, Jewish Heroes Fought for Both North and South
American Jews were heroes at the Battle of Gettysburg — on both the Union and Confederate sides. Why has their valor been forgotten in the century and a half since?Read More


Author Blog: Saying New Things About Old Episodes

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Earlier this week, Dr. Jonathan Sarna wrote about writing his most recent book, “When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” in Jerusalem. His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More


Author Blog: Writing the Civil War in Jerusalem

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Dr. Jonathan Sarna’s newest book, “When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” is now available. His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More


Constitutional Dilemma on Birth Control

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Constitutional Dilemma on Birth Control
Yeshiva’s Meir Soloveichik says religious freedom should allow groups to opt out of offering birth control coverage. But employees have rights too, writes Jonathan D. Sarna.Read More


Man, Oh, Manischewitz

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Man, Oh, Manischewitz
The Moroccan-born executives of an iconic brand that once symbolized the emergence of Eastern-European Jews in America represent a new wave of Mizrahi Jews.Read More



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