Jewish History in Iran with Lior Sternfeld

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Lior Sternfeld joins the podcast to discuss his book Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran and the big-picture issues it raises about the history of Iran, the history of the Jews in the Middle East, and Jewish history as a whole.

Listen in for our conversation about how we can conceptualize the history of Iranian Jews through the ways Jews were a part of the broader culture and history of the country and the region.

Lior Sternfeld is an assistant professor of history and Jewish Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is a social historian of the modern Middle East with particular interests in the histories of the Jewish people and other minorities of the region.

Two other recent articles we discussed included:

An edited transcript of the episode will be available shortly.

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