Not City, Not Suburb, Not Farm: The Story Of Small-Town Jewry

Eric Lidji
Director of Ruah Jewish History Program & Archives
Thursday March 19
10 a.m.

Between the wars, the tri-state area around Pittsburgh had more small-town Jewish communities than any other region of the country. Almost a century later, few are still active. How did these communities emerge? Why did they disappear? What can they teach us about the Jewish experience in the United States—both past and future?

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