Robert Wistrich is professor of Modern Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, & visiting professor at Harvard University. A regular contributor to the "Times Literary Supplement", he is one of the world's foremost authorities on the history of anti-Semitism. He is the author of many books, among them "Antisemitism: The Longest Hatred".
HILDA RAZ is the author of many books of poetry including two published by Wesleyan University Press, Divine Honors (1997), and Trans (2001). She is a professor of English and women's and gender studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she is also the editor of Prairie Schooner.