David Koffman

York University

David S. Koffman is the J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry and an associate professor in the Department of History at York University, where he teaches courses on Canadian Jewish history, religion in American life, the meanings of money, genealogy as history, modern antisemitism, and religion & capitalism. His first monograph, The Jews’ Indian: Colonialism, Pluralism, and Belonging in America (Rutgers University Press, 2019), explores the American Jewish encounter with Native America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His newest book project, an edited volume entitled, No Better Home?: Jews, Canada, and the Sense of Belonging, will be published by the University of Toronto Press this fall. He serves as the editor-in-chief of the journal Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes.