Joellyn Zollman

Joellyn Wallen Zollman holds a PhD in Jewish History from Brandeis University. She was the History and Community editor of

Articles by Joellyn Zollman

The Dreyfus Affair

The espionage conviction of a French military officer was a watershed event in the history of European anti-Semitism.

Brother, Where Art Thou?

The origins and development of the interfaith movement in America

What Were Shtetls?

Clearing up myths about these Eastern European villages where Jews lived.

Jewish Emancipation in Russia

Faced with state-endorsed anti-semitism, Russian Jews attempted to make their own emancipation.

Jewish Immigration to America: Three Waves

Sephardic, German, and Eastern European immigrants each contributed to the formation of American Jewry.