May 20, 2019

Opening Meeting! – Date has been changed…

… NEW DATE: Thursday, September 13th at 11am, at the Suburban Country Club.   The speaker will be Dr. Deborah Weiner.

Deborah Weiner is an independent historian based in Baltimore.  She works as a consultant to museums and other clients as a researcher, writer, editor, and curator.  She formerly served as the Research Historian at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, where for more than 10 years she curated exhibitions, led publication projects, and directed the museum’s Family History Center.

Deborah is co-author of On Middle Ground: A History of the Jews of Baltimore, recently published by Johns Hopkins University Press. She also authored the award-winning book Coalfield Jews: An Appalachian History (University of Illinois Press, 2006). Her articles and essays on the American Jewish experience, community history, and other topics have appeared in a variety of publications, from popular magazines to academic journals.

Deborah received a Ph.D. in history from West Virginia University and has taught public history and American Jewish history as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, and the University of Baltimore.

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