After receiving her PhD in Eastern European and Jewish History in 1973, Harriet Freidenreich taught for two years at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles and then for thirty-six years at Temple before retiring in 2010. She is still considered the world expert on Yugoslav Jewry, the topic of her doctoral dissertation. She has written books and articles on Viennese Jewry and educated Jewish women in Central Europe and in the United States. She taught a wide range of courses at Temple on European and American Jewish History, women’s and gender history, Eastern Europe, the Holocaust and Israel. She still enjoys teaching adult education courses at OLLI at TUCC (Temple University Center City) on European and American Jewish history, as well as women’s history and related fields.
The Jews of Yugoslavia (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. 1979)
Jewish Politics in Vienna (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991)
Female, Jewish and Educated: Jewish University Women in Central Europe (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002)