William M. Brinner (1924-2011)

Professor of Near Eastern Studies (UC Berkeley)
William M. Brinner (1924-2011)

A native of the San Francisco area, Professor Brinner studied at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught Arabic and Islamic studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies from 19

Shalom Sabar

Folklorist and Art Historian

Shalom Sabar is Professor of Jewish Art and Folklore at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Fred Rosenbaum


Fred Rosenbaum, an award-winning author, teacher, and educator, is the Founding Director of Links

Elaine Tennant

Director, The Bancroft Library
Elaine Tennant


Elaine Tennant is the James D. Hart Director of The Bancroft Library
at the University of California, Berkeley.