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Moses Rischin (born 1925) is a United States Jewish historian, author, lecturer, editor, and Emeritus Professor of History at San Francisco State University. My Jewish Learning: The Lower East Side Lehrhaus Judaica - The Adult School For Jewish Studies He coined the phrase New Mormon History in a 1969 article of the same name. Rischin is from New York City. His undergraduate studies were at Brooklyn College. Bulletin-Faculty R & S Harvard University awarded him a Ph.D. in 1957. In addition to his professorship, he sits on the board for the Journal of American Ethnic History and on the council of the American Jewish History Society. Browse Journals AJHS: Academic Council Member There is an annual lecture given in his honor at the Western Jewish History Center, where he is director. j. - Jewish history center marks three decades of capturing the past There is a collection of historical essays published in Rischin's honor, and a supporting character in Meyer Meyer may have been partly modeled after him. Daniel Traister's Home Page-MEMORY
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Rischin is considered an authority on American ethnic and immigration history "Utopia as a camouflage : The case of Abe Cahan and his legacy and a pioneer in the field of American Jewish history. Western Jewish History Center || The Magnes Historian Selma Berrol, however, has challenged the minimal treatment Rischin has given the tensions between earlier German Jews and later Russian Jews in America. Jason Schulman
He is married to Ruth Rischin; they have daughters, Abigail and Sarah, son-in laws, David and Clifford, and grandsons, Nathan, Arik, and Levi. eelchron_dec05_final.indd
During the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Rischin was a signatory of "Historians in Defense of the Constitution" wherein 400 historians criticized efforts to impeach President Bill Clinton. Salon Newsreal | "Historians in Defense of the Constitution"