Emily C. Rose is the author of Portraits of Our Past: Jews of the German Countryside (Jewish Publication Society, 2001). A translation of her book was published in Germany as Als Moises Kaz seine Stadt vor Napoleon rettete--Meiner jüdischen Geschichte auf der Spur (Moises Kaz Saved His Town from Napoleon: On the Trail of My Jewish History) (Stuttgart: Konrad Theiss Verlag, 1999). The Jewish Book Council chose Portraits of Our Past as a National Jewish Book Awards Finalist. She graduated from Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts cum laude with history honors. More information about her publications can be found on her website.