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Aaron Schimmel

Aaron Schimmel
History

Aaron Schimmel is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History. He studies Jews in the late nineteenth century Russian Empire with a special emphasis on Jewish political movements. Before Stanford, Aaron obtained his B.A. in History from Lewis & Clark College and spent a year teaching English in a Jerusalem elementary school. He is currently working on a dissertation that explores relations between Georgian and Russian Jewries in the Russian Empire‚Äôs Caucasus region, and the impact of Imperial Russian policies on these Jewish communities.