Jehuda Reinharz

President Emeritus, Brandeis University

Professor Reinharz earned his doctorate in modern Jewish history from Brandeis University in 1972. In 1994, Professor Reinharz became the seventh president of Brandeis University and, in January 2011, was named president of the Mandel Foundation. Professor Reinharz is the author of or co-author of 31 books, among them Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Zionist Leader (1985) and Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Statesman (1993). Professor Reinharz is currently co-authoring the third and final volume of the biography of Chaim Weizmann with Professor Motti Golani. He is the recipient of seven honorary doctorates. In addition, he is an elected member of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Council on Foreign Relations.