William B Helmreich

William B. (William B.) Helmreich is a professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and City College of New York, as well as the former director of Queens College's Center for Jewish Studies. He is the author of eleven books, including The Yeshiva World: An Intimate Portrait of American Orthodoxy and Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Life They Built in America, which won the National Jewish Book Award in 1993.