“Israel Is We”: Jewish Americans and the New Nation State

May 18, 2023

In the midst of the contemporary American debate about Israel, Dr. Miriam Mora centers the historical context of the creation of a Jewish Nation State in 1948, and its impact on American Jewish identity.

“Overlook the Ignorance”: Jewish Americans, Antisemitism, and the Second World War

April 25, 2023

Join Dr. Miriam Mora for an exploration of American Jewish encounters with antisemitism during World War II, both on the battlefield and on the home front.

Altruism and Adaptation: American Jewish Life in the Interwar Period

March 28, 2023

Dr. Miriam Mora will explore how the Great Depression, the rise of American antisemitism, and the immigration restrictions of the 1920s contributed to the redefinition of American Jewish identity.

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We offer a variety of programs featuring stories and themes from our archival collections. In addition to programs scheduled at our Boston location, JHC staff members are available to talk to your school, synagogue, community center, or organization, for in-person or virtual presentations.