Hasia Diner is the Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at New York University and Director of its Goldstein-Goren Center. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Illinois-Chicago and her M.A. at the University of Chicago. A specialist in American Jewish and immigration history, she is the author of numerous books in these fields. Of particular relevance here, she authored The Jews of the United States: 1654-2000 (University of California Press) and We Remember with Reverence and Love: America Jews and the Myth of Silence After World War II. Among others, she has held a Fulbright fellowship and a Guggenheim fellowship, and she is a member of the American Academy of Jewish Research and the Society of American Historians.