Lara Rabinovitch received her PhD in modern Jewish history from New York University in 2012. She is working on a book project about "Little Rumania" and the origin of pastrami in early twentieth-century New York. As managing editor for two years, she helped launch McGill University's CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures/Revue des cultures culinaires au Canada in 2008.
Shiri Goren is a senior lector in modern Hebrew at Yale University. She received her PhD from New York University in 2011. Her areas of specialization include modern Hebrew literature, Israeli culture, Yiddish literature, the novel, and film theory. Goren's current book project, Creative Resistance: Literary Interventions in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, explores how violence affects real and imagined spaces in Israel of recent years.
Hannah S. Pressman earned her Ph.D. in modern Hebrew literature at New York University. Her research interests include autobiographical narratives, translation, Yiddish, and religious-secular dynamics in Israeli culture. She is an affiliate instructor for the Stroum Jewish Studies Program at the University of Washington, as well as editor of JewDub.org.