David G. Dalin, Ph.D., an ordained rabbi, is a professor of history and political science at Ave Maria University. He has written on the role of Jews in the political history of the United States, and he has lectured widely on Pope Pius XII and the Jews in World War II and on the relationship between Pope John Paul II and the Jews. He holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University. He completed his seminary studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.