Dianne Ashton

Dianne Ashton is professor of religion studies and the former director of American studies at Rowan University. She is the author of five books, including the first modern biography of the education trailblazer, Rebecca Gratz (1997). She is also the co-editor of the widely read Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality (1992), which was recently published in a revised version in 2009.

Articles by Dianne Ashton

What’s New About Hanukkah?

This year Jewish Americans will participate in an extraordinary Hanukkah celebration—they will light the first menorah candle on the evening before Thanksgiving. This ...