Dr. Jerry Kutnick


Dr. Kutnick served as Associate Professor of History and Jewish Thought and Dean for Academic Affairs and at Gratz College from 1984 until 2012. He is an author and lecturer on intellectual Jewish history. Dr. Kutnick received his B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his PhD from Brandeis University.

Dr. Kutnick served as Assistant Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Jewish Teacher Training Program at McGill University. He has taught at Brandeis University, Concordia University, McGill University, the University of Nanjing, and Gratz College. He is the author of the Hebrew University’s study of Jewish Education in North America and is an expert on American Jewry and American Zionism.

Dr. Kutnick has lectured widely on topics relating to modern Jewish history, American Jewry, Zionism, and contemporary Jewish life. He has authored several articles on the American Jewry and Israel for the Encyclopedia of Modern Middle East. Dr. Kutnick’s areas of expertise concern the interaction of Zionists and non-Zionists and the ideological issues of the interwar period.