What's New

Quarterly Newsletter/ May 2014

Jewish Pioneering in the Early West

Quarterly Newsletter/ February 2014

Pioneer Jews: A New Life in the Far West
By: Harriet & Fred Rochlin

The Author Reflects:

Quarterly Newsletter/ July 2013

A New and Provocative Film on the History of San Francisco's Jews

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco is the epic story of pioneer Jews in San Francisco, a number of whom played a significant role in the transformation of a tiny village to California's first metropolis. This long-awaited and newly-released film will be shown once in Los Angeles. To reserve tickets, see info below:

Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Sunday, August 11, 2013, 2:00 P.M.
General Admission $6.00, Students' Seats $5.00, Members Free.
For Tickets, driving, and parking info, call 310-440-4500

Quarterly Newsletter/ May 2013 - Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic

The History of Jewish Life in Los Angeles Researched, Interpreted, and Displayed as Never Before

Quarterly Newsletter/ January 2013 - Western Jewish Books & Films


Yesterday's Mavens, Today's Foodies:
Traditions in Northwest Jewish Kitchens
A Collection of Recipes and Stories
Published by Washington State Jewish Historical Society

What's New - October 2012

Open to the Public
Twenty-Four Western Jewish Archives
6,000 Linear Feet

A Quarterly Newsletter
Harriet Rochlin

What's New - June 2012

Jewish Homegrown History:
Immigration, Identity and Intermarriage
Skirball Cultural Center
March 29 - September 2, 2012

What's New - February 2012

The Magnes Reopening & New Mexican Centennial Events

The Magnes Opening, Sunday, January 22, 2012

What's New - October 2011

An Explosion of Innovative Western Jewish Exhibitions, Plays & Lectures

What's New - May 2011

38 Western Jewish Historical Societies, Museums and Archives
Available to the public Online and at Depositories

Asked to design a mass email to announce that 11 Western Jewish historical societies, 4 museums, and 23 archives had just posted been on my website, Jo Yatar, graphic designer, opened her notebook: "Is there another list like it?" "None I know of," I replied. As a longtime client, I expected and got more questions. Why did you start it? What does it include? What's noteworthy about it?