Esther Benbassa

Esther Benbassa is Chair in the History of Modern Judaism at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris and is a French senator with Le Groupe écologiste. She is the author of many books, including The Jews of the Balkans, The Judeo-Spanish Community, 15th to 20th Centuries, History of Sephardic Jewry, XIVth-XXth Centuries, The Jews of France, A History from Antiquity to the Present, The Jew and the Other, and Suffering as Identity.