Bernard Lewis was the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton University and was the author of The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; The Emergence of Modern Turkey; The Arabs in History; and What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response; among other books. Lewis was internationally recognized as one of our era’s greatest historians of the Middle East. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages, including Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Indonesian. Bernard Lewis died on 19 May 2018 at the age of 101, in New Jersey. He is buried in Trumpeldor Cemetery in Tel Aviv.