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List of Jewish historians

A

  • David Abulafia, professor of history, University of Cambridge (Jewish Year Book 2005, p.218)
  • Ignac Acsady, Hungarian social and economic historian.
  • Howard Adelson, U.S. mediaeval historian.
  • Cyrus Adler[2], U.S. historian of Jewish history.
  • Geoffrey Alderman [3], historian
  • Herbert Aptheker, leader in Communist Party, historian
  • Yehoshua Arieli, Israeli historian.
  • Walter Leonard Arnstein, U.S. historian.
  • Raymond Aron, French historian of sociology.
  • Robert Aron, French author and journalist.
  • David Asheri, Israeli classical historian.
  • Simon Ashkenazi, Polish modern European history.
  • David Ayalon, Israeli historian of Islam and Judaism.

B

  • Bernard Bailyn, U.S. Colonial historian.
  • Richard Barnett, museum curator and archaeologist (JYB 1985 p187)
  • George Louis Beer, U.S. historian of 16th-19th century commerce.
  • Emile-Auguste Begin, French physician, historian and librarian.
  • Max Beloff, English historian and political scientist.
  • Joaquim Bensaude Portuguese historian of astronomy and navigation.
  • Norman Bentwich, British lawyer and historian 
  • Israil Bercovici, Romanian playwright and historian 
  • Jay Berkovitz, U.S. historian of Jews in France and early modern Europe
  • Harry Bernstein, U.S. historian.
  • Elias Joseph Bickerman, U.S. scholar of ancient history.
  • Camille Bloch, French historian, archivist and librarian.
  • Gustave Bloch, French Graeco-Roman historian.
  • Marc Bloch, French historian of medieval France.
  • Herbert Bloch, German born Amrican classicist.
  • Solomon Frank Bloom, U.S. historian of modern Europe.
  • Jerome Blum, U.S. historian.
  • Daniel Boorstin, U.S. historian; official historian at the Smithsonian Institution & the Library of Congress.,
  • Woodrow Wilson Borah, U.S. historian.
  • Ambrosio Brandao, Portuguese historian and soldier.
  • Harry Bresslau, German historian.
  • Berthold Bretholz, Moravian historian.
  • Jacob Bronowski, historian of science
  • Robert Brunschvig, French historian of Islam.
  • Max Buedinger, German modern European historian.

C

  • Norman Cantor, mediaeval historian.
  • Achille Coen, Italian historian.
  • David Cohen, Dutch historian and Jewish leader.
  • Gustave Cohen, Belgian historian of mediaeval French literature and theatre.
  • Mark Cohen, American historian of the Jews under medieval Islam
  • Robert Cohen, French historian of ancient Greece.
  • Michael Confino, Israeli historian.

D

Robert Davidsohn, German historian of mediaeval Florence.
Hermann Dessau, German historian and philologist.
Isaac Deutscher, Polish-born British Marxist historian and political scientist.
Max Dimont, Max I. Dimont was a Finnish-American Jew and a popular historian and author.
Martin Duberman, U.S. historian and playwright.
Ariel Durant, American historian; author of The Story of Civilization.

E
Ludwig Edelstein, ancient medicine.
Victor Ehrenberg, German historian of the ancient world.
Louis Eisenman, French historian of Europe.
Abraham Eisenstadt, U.S. historian.
Sir Geoffrey Rudolph Elton, German-born British historian of Tudor England.
Carlo Errera, Italian geographer and historian of exploration.
Richard Ettinghausen, German-born US art historian

F
Louis Filler, U.S. historian.
Sidney Fine, U.S. historian.
Samuel Finer, British political scientist and historian 
Sir Moses I. Finley, Classical Historian.
Robert Fogel, American economic historian and nobel laureate 
Heinrich Friedjung, Moravian historian and politician.
Saul Friedländer, Czech-born French-Israeli historian of the Holocaust.
Alexander Fuks, Israeli classical historian.

G
Peter Gay, German-born American historian of ideas.
Leo Gershoy, U.S. historian.
Felix Gilbert, U.S. political historian.
Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian. </ref
Carlo Ginzburg, Italian historian. -->
Gustave Glotz, French ancient Greek historian.
Eric F. Goldman, U.S. modern historian.
Yosef Goldman, author of Hebrew Printing in America
Sir Ernst Gombrich, Austrian-born British art historian.
Martin Goodman (historian) (Jewish Year Book 2005 p215)
Louis Reichental Gottschalk, U.S. historian of modern Europe.
Philip Guedalla, biographer 
Hans G. Guterbock, german born hittitologist.

H
Elie Halevy, French historian, "A History of the English People in the 19th century 1915-30".
George W. F. Hallgarten, historian: "The German-Jewish historian, George Hallgarten" 
Louis Halphen, French mediaevalist.
Theodore Stephen Hamerow, U.S. historian.
Marceli Handelsman, Polish constitutional and political historian.
Oscar Handlin, U.S. social historian.
Henry Harrisse, U.S. historiographer.
Ludo Moritz Hartmann, Austrian historian and statesman.
Henri Hauser, French ancient and mediaeval historian.
Sigmund Herzberg-Fraenkel, Austrian historian.
Jack H. Hexter, U.S. historian of modern Europe.
Uriel Heyd, Israeli historian of Islam.
Raul Hilberg, Austrian-born American Holocaust historian
Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian of Victorian Britain.
Heinrich Otto Hirschfield, German Roman historian.
Eric Hobsbawm, Egyptian-born British Marxist historian.
Richard Hofstadter, U.S. political historian.
Samuel Justin Hurwitz, U.S. historian.
Harold Melvin Hyman, U.S. historian.

I
Siegfried Isaacsohn, German historian.
Jonathan Israel, British historian (Jewish Year Book 2005, p.215)

J
Joseph Jacobs [16], editor of the Jewish Encyclopedia
Oscar Isaiah Janowsky, U.S. historian of modern Europe and Jews.
Lisa Jardine, British historian (ref see List of British Jews#Historians)
Louis de Jong, Dutch historian and journalist.
Matthew Josephson, U.S. social historian.
Titus Flavius Josephus, Ancient Jewish Historian.

K
Ernst Kantorowicz, German-born American mediaevalist.
Solomon Katz, U.S. historian.
Elie Kedourie, Iraq-born British historian (Jewish Year Book 1990 p202)
Morton Keller, U.S. historian.
Dorothy King, British archaeologist and ancient historian
James Klugmann, communist historian
Richard Koebner, Israeli German historian.
Hans Kohn, U.S. political and social historian.
Michael Kraus, U.S. historian.
Leonard Krieger, U.S. historian.
Hyman Kublin, U.S. historian of the far east.
Thomas Samuel Kuhn, U.S. historian of science.
Otto Kurz, historian (Jewish Year Book 1975 p214)

L
Gyula Lanczy, Hungarian economic historian.
David Landes, U.S. economic historian.
Benno Landsberger, Austrian born assyriologist.
Max Laserson, Latvian historian.
Sir Sidney Lee, second editor of the Dictionary of National Biography 
Max Lerner, U.S. journalist and social historian.
Joseph Levenson, U.S. specialist in Chinese history.
Wilhelm Levison, German mediaevalist.
Yitzchak Levine, columnist
Arthur Levy, French historian.
Leonard William Levy, U.S. political historian.
Paul Levy, French linguistic historian.
Bernard Lewis, British orientalist, History of Islam.
David Malcolm Lewis, British historian. (Jewish Year Book 1995 p.193)
Felix Liebermann, German mediaevalist.
Ephraim Lipson, British economic historian.
Deborah Lipstadt, U.S. Holocaust historian[20]
Victor Loewe, German historian and archivist.
Robert Sabatino Lopez, U.S. mediaevalist.
Sidney Low, British statesman, journalist and political historian.
Samuel Lozinski, Russian historian.
John Lukacs, Hungarian-US historian
Alberto Lumbroso, Italian historian of the Napoleonic period.
Giacomo Lumbroso, Italian classical historian and archaeologist.

M
Hyam Maccoby 
Sir Philip Magnus-Allcroft, 2nd Baronet, biographer 
Frank Manuel, U.S. historian.
Henrik Marczali, Hungarian historian.
Shula Marks, South African-British expert on African history (Jewish Year Book 2005 p215)
Ludwig Markus, German expert in Abyssinian and Beta Israeli history.
Arno J. Mayer, Luxembourg-born American historian.
Gustav Mayer, German political and social historian.
Mark Borisovich Mitin, Russian politician and historian.
Arnaldo Momigliano, Italian-British historian.(Jewish Year Book 1985 p188)
Felice Momigliano, Italian philosopher and historian.
Simon Sebag Montefiore [20], British historian of Russia.
Hugh Sebag Montefiore , British WW2 historian.
Richard Brandon Morris, U.S. constitutional historian.
Louis C. Morton, U.S. historian.
George Mosse, German-born American historian of ideas.
Friederich Munzer, German classical scholar.-->
Gustavus Myers, U.S. social historian.

N
Oskar Nachod, German historian and bibliographer.
Lewis Bernstein Namier, Polish-born British historian.
Alexander Nove, economic historian (Jewish Year Book 1990 p202)

O
Leo Oppenheim,assyriologist.

P
Sir Francis Palgrave, British historian.
Erwin Panofsky, German-born American art historian
Ilan Pappé, Israeli historian.
Max Perlbach, German mediaevalist.
Martin Phillipson, German modern historian and communal leader.
Koppel S. Pinson, U.S. political and social historian.
Richard Pipes, Polish-born American historian of Russia.
Karl Polanyi, economist and historian 
Sidney Pomerantz, U.S. historian.
Richard Popkin, historian of philosophy 
George Posener, French Egyptologist.
Sir Michael Postan, British historian. (Jewish Year Book 1985 p188)
Joshua Prawer, Israeli historian of the kingdom of jerusalem and the crusades.
Alfred Pribram, Austrian historian and publicist.
Jacob Psantir, Rumanian historian of the Jews.

R
Theodore Rabb, Renaissance historian.
Armin Rappaport, U.S. historian.
Sidney Ratner, U.S. economic historian.
Ludwig Riess, German constitutional historian.
Samuele Romanin, Italian historian of classical Rome and Judaism.
Nello Roselli, Italian historian.
Arthur Rosenberg, German historian and Zionist.
Michael Alan Ross, American writer and author of BostonWalks The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook See  />
Cecil Roth , British historian and editor of the Encyclopaedia Judaica

S

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  • Julius Salomon, Danish historian and archivist.
  • Simon Schama , British historian
  • J. Salwyn Schapiro, American historian of modern Europe.
  • Leonard Schapiro [26], historian
  • Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian
  • Moses Schorr, historian of Polish Jews
  • Debra Schultz, American feminist historian
  • Yossi Schwartz, The Origins of The Jews Y&R Gitam = CEO
  • Simon Sebag Montefiore, British historian specialising in Russia
  • Tom Segev, Israeli historian.
  • Arturo Segre, Italian political and commercial historian.
  • Bernard Semmel, U.S. historian.
  • Joseph Shulim, U.S. historian.
  • Bernhard von Simson, German mediaevalist.
  • Paul Simson, German historian.
  • Charles Singer, British historian of science and medicine.
  • Ephraim Avigdor Speiser, American assyriologist and archeologist.
  • Louis Snyder, U.S. historian.
  • Arthur Stein, Austrian historian of classical rome.
  • Sir Aurel Stein [26], archeologist
  • Henri Stein, French bibliographer and historian.
  • Samuel Steinherz, Czechoslovakian mediaevalist.
  • Alfred Stern, Swiss social historian.
  • Barry Supple, British economic historian (Jewish Year Book, 2005, p.215)
  • Steve the Jew, a jewish historian whos grandparents were part of the Holocaust

T

  • Jacob Talmon, Israeli political and social historian.
  • Frank Tannenbaum, U.S. economic historian.
  • Rosa Levin Toubin, Jewish Texan historian.
  • Hans Trefousse, U.S. historian.
  • Barbara Tuchman, U.S. journalist and historian.

U

  • Irwin Unger, U.S. political and social historian.

V

  • Geza Vermes [27], Hungarian-born British historian.

W

  • Bernard Weisberger, U.S. historian.
  • Eduard Wertheimer, Hungarian historian of the 19th century.
  • Helene Wieruszowski, German-U.S. historian.
  • Bertram Wolfe, U.S. Soviet historian.
  • Leonard Woolf, British historian of economics.

Z

  • Oscar Zeichner, U.S. historian.
  • Alfred Zimmern, British political scientist and authority on International Relations.
  • Howard Zinn, American historian[29]

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