The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China
Dartmouth College Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies Susannah Heschel praised The Last Kings of Shanghai as "a masterpiece of research... a vivid and fascinating story of wealth, family intrigue, and political strategy on the world stage from colonialism to communism to globalized capitalism."
A Hole in the Heart of The World: Being Jewish in Eastern Europe
Reviewer Francine Prose wrote in Newsday: “Carefully researched… profoundly chilling. Family histories so eventful they keep us reading with unflagging interest."
Finalist, National Jewish Book Award.
Featured on national and local television and radio shows.
Spoke at colleges around the country.
Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times Between Blacks and Jews in America
Christopher Lehman-Haupt in The New York Times praised Broken Alliance as “Perceptive and even-handed… extraordinary perspective... One is grateful for Mr. Kaufman’s graceful analysis.”
Juan Williams in The Washington Post wrote: “A first-rate job of recounting telling episodes that reveal the emotional dimensions of the great divide now separating blacks and Jews.”
Winner, National Jewish Book Award and the Present Tense Award for Best Book on Contemporary Affairs
Featured on national and local television shows, including the Oprah Winfrey Show.