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What is the New England Jewish Experience? Co-Sponsored with the New England Jewish History Collaborative
January 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
– Zoom Meeting
An Online Event Presented by
the New England Jewish History Collaborative
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Do New England Jews share a common experience? Is there a regional identity? What resources are available for studying New England’s
Join us online as we invite historians, archivists, genealogists, and others interested in Jewish history to explore the regional experience of
New England Jews.
Highlighting the consistent patterns and the dynamic exceptions that have defined New England’s fascinating Jewish history, from its founding era in the 1700s to the present day.
Michael Hoberman, Ph.D., Fitchburg State University
and author of New Israel/New England: Jews and Puritans in Early America
and How Strange it Seems: Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England
Similarities and differences in Jewish historical experience among the six New England states.
Introduction of New Resources
Announcing a new website and guide by the New England Jewish History Collaborative highlighting the resources of Jewish historical organizations in New England.
Please note that this event is in lieu of our previously scheduled March 2020 conference.
Although registration is free, donations in support of the hosting organization of your choice would be appreciated. You may visit any of our websites by selecting an organization name, below.
New England Jewish History Collaborative:
Jewish Cemetery Association of North America
Vermont Jewry/The Lost Mural Project
Jewish Federation of New Hampshire
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
Jewish Historical Society of Western Massachusetts
Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association
Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center
at New England Historic Genealogical Society