Henry L. Feingold

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Dr. Henry L. Feingold "is one of America’s distinguished scholars on the American Holocaust witness role and the reaction of the American Jewry to the Holocaust. In this area, his most important works are The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945 (1971) and, more recently, Bearing Witness, How America and Its Jews Responded to the Holocaust (1995). Dr. Feingold is also recognized as one of the foremost students of American Jewry. His works include Zion in America: The Jewish Experience from Colonial Times to the Present (1974); A Midrash on the History of American Jewry (1982); A Time for Searching: Entering the Mainstream, 1920-1945 (1992); and Lest Memory Cease, Finding Meaning in the American Jewish Past (1996). He is also the General Editor of the five volume series published by Johns Hopkins University, The Jewish People in America (1992).

"Dr. Feingold has served in offices in numerous organizations including the American Jewish Historical Society, The American Jewish Congress, The United States Holocaust Memorial Council, and The Museum of Jewish Heritage. He is currently Director of the Jewish Resource Center at Baruch College and Professor of History at Baruch College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. He received his Ph.D from New York University." [1]

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