Friday, February 14, 2020

Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County Presents “Jews of the Wild West”

Jews of the Wild West
a talk by Rabbi Michael Klein, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Ahavat Olam, Howell, NJ

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 2 PM. 
WHERE:
The Jewish Heritage Museum, located in the Mounts Corner Shopping Center, at 310 Mounts Corner Drive Freehold, NJ, at the corner of Route 537 and Wemrock Road (between the CentraState Medical Center and Freehold Raceway Mall). It is on the second floor of the historic Levi Solomon Barn.
ADMISSION: $8 members, $10 non-members. Maximum capacity is 100, so paid reservations are recommended.

It may come as a surprise to discover that there was a Jewish presence in America’s Old West! Jews were involved at the Alamo, with Wyatt Earp, with Native Americans, and in many other facets of life and history from the California gold rush to Tombstone, Arizona. Come learn about this surprising and fascinating piece of American history.

Funding has been made possible in part by a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of the Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Monmouth County Historical Commission.

For more information or to make a paid reservation (non-refundable), call the Museum at 732-252-6990, or visit jhmomc.org.

The JHMOMC is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Museum is handicapped and assisted listening accessible.