Dr. Claire Sufrin


  • The Role of Israel in Jewish Life
  • Jewish Thought in the 20th Century
  • The New Jewish Canon


  • PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • BA, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Dr. Claire Sufrin is Editor of Sources: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Senior Editor at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America.

Before joining the Hartman Institute, Dr. Sufrin was Associate Professor of Instruction in Jewish Studies and Assistant Director of the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She has also taught at Stanford University, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), the University of Notre Dame, and Northeastern University in Boston.



  • New Jewish Canon: Ideas and Debates 1980-2015, co-edited with Yehuda Kurtzer (Academic Studies Press, National Jewish Book Award Finalist in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience, 2020)