Deborah Dash Moore


Deborah Dash Moore is a Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan.

A historian of American Jews, she has published an acclaimed trilogy examining the years from 1920 to 1960, including the experience of Jewish soldiers in World War II. She is also known as a historian of New York City. In 2001, she published, with Howard Rock, Cityscapes: A History of New York in Images. In 2012, she served as general editor for the award-winning three-volume City of Promises: A History of Jews in New York City. Her most recent book, Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People, synthesizes those three volumes.

From 2005-2015, she served as Director of the University of Michigan’s Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. Currently, she is Editor-in-Chief of the ten-volume Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization published by Yale University Press.