Saskia Coenen Snyder

Contributor Photo for Wasserstein (Snyder)Saskia Coenen Snyder is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of South Carolina. She is the author of Building a Public Judaism: Synagogues and Jewish Identity in Nineteenth-Century Europe (Harvard UP, 2013). Her current book project, tentatively titled, Diasporic Gems: Diamonds, Jews, and Nineteenth-Century Global Commerce, explores the nineteenth-century diamond trade and the role of Jewish communities in it.

Saskia Coenen Snyder on MRB

Possible Moralities in Impossible Times. On Bernard Wasserstein’s The Ambiguity of Virtue.