Skip To Content
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.
Breaking News

YIVO Institute For Jewish Research Appoints First Kronhill Visiting Scholar

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research has appointed Stanford University Jewish history scholar Steven Zipperstein as its first Jacob Kronhill visiting scholar, according to a press release issued today. Zipperstein is a professor in Jewish culture and history at Stanford University.

“We are delighted that Steven Zipperstein has accepted the position as our first Kronhill Scholar,” wrote YIVO executive director Jonathan Brent. “His stature, accomplishments and range of interests precisely match the ambitions of YIVO’s vision for the future.”

Zipperstein will begin the position in January and take up full-time residence in March. His duties will include a leading a seminar in Eastern European Jewish history, conducting professional development workshops for YIVO fellows and delivering public lectures. According to the press release, the position is funded by the Kronhill Pletka Foundation.

Engage

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.