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Debra Kaplan, Jewish History Scholar, Appointed to Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Memorial Chair in Jewish History

Debra Kaplan, PhD, assistant professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University, has recently been named the Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Memorial Professor of Jewish History. The prestigious appointment marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Dr. Churgin, a renowned scholar of Jewish history and an influential leader in YU’s early history.