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Roaming the American West: Jewish Settlement and Identity

Hosted By: Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Westward ho! Join beloved faculty member, Dr. Joellyn Zollman for an incredible adventure where you will journey through the richness of American Jewish history on what some say is the “best” coast: the west coast. Discover what brought American Jews to the West, where they settled, how the Jews of these communities were shaped by their broader environment, and the significant role they played in creating the American West as we know it.

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Teacher

Dr. Joellyn Zollman

Dr. Joellyn Zollman holds a Ph.D. in Jewish history from Brandeis University and her topic incorporates two of her areas of specialization, Jewish art and Jewish history. Dr. Zollman has worked with the Jewish material culture collections at the Smithsonian Institution, Skirball Museum, and American Jewish Historical Society. She has taught classes on Jewish history, American religion, and religious art and architecture at San Diego State University, UCSD, and the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture.
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Host

Melton

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Melton is a pluralistic Jewish educational network that engages adult learners in accessible study of Jewish texts and ideas.
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