Simon Rabinovitch

Simon Rabinovitch

Associate Professor, Boston University

Center Associate
Current Project
Religious Freedom and the Jews: Collective Rights in Modern States
Foreign Language


, History
, Brandeis University
Selected Publications

Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture), 2014; paperback 2016.

Simon Rabinovitch ed., Jews and Diaspora Nationalism: Writings on Jewish Peoplehood in Europe and the United States. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press (The Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought), 2012.

“Jewish-Soviet-Ukrainian Relations during the Civil War and the Second Thoughts of a Minister for Jewish Affairs,” in Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (special issue on nationality questions and the creation of the Soviet Union) vol. 17, no. 3 (2017), 339–57.

“A Bridge to the East: Moses Gaster as a Romanian Folklorist,” in BÉROSE, encyclopédie en ligne sur l’histoire des savoirs ethnographiques. Paris, IIAC-LAHIC, 2015.

“Ethnography” and “Folklore,” in the Supplement to the Modern Encyclopedia of Russian, Soviet and Eurasian History (SMERSH), vol. 10. Edited by Bruce Adams. Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International Press, 2011, 21–29 and 231–39.