Dr. Lila Corwin Berman

Lila Corwin Berman is professor of history at Temple University, where she directs the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, and is a fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2020-21 academic year. This essay draws on her most recent book, The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a Multibillion-Dollar Institution. Her articles have appeared in scholarly and popular publications, including the American Historical Review and The Washington Post.


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