Jewish Role in American Life
An Annual Review, Volume 3
Purdue University Press
The relationship between Jews and the United States is necessarily complex: Jews have been instrumental in shaping American culture and, of course, Jewish culture and religion have likewise been profoundly recast in the United States, especially in the period following World War II.
Dr. Bruce Zuckerman is associate professor of Hebrew Bible, School of Religion at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in ancient Near Eastern Languages from Yale University and was subsequently an associate of the Harvard Semitic Museum before joining the USC faculty in 1980. He is also a partner of West Semitic Research, director of the West Semitic Research Project and the Inscriptifact Project, and director of the USC Archaeological Research Collection.