A year into the job, Garrett, the author of four books — including 2015 National Book Award Finalist “Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel” — is working to make Jewish Studies an integral part of Hunter’s curriculum at a challenging time. As anti-Semitism has become a more prominent force in the national consciousness, Garrett, currently working on a book about an elite World War II British military unit composed of Jewish refugees from Germany and Austria, sees stories about Jewish resistance as being particularly significant. “It’s not just a matter of fighting back physically,” she said, “but also intellectually, speaking truth to power.”
Q&A: How Should Jewish Studies Address Anti-Semitism?
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