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