by David W. Epstein, Director of the Jewish Museum of the American West
The period of the Wild West was a major part of American History.
Jews were a major factor in the development of the American West at that special time.
It was actually a Third Golden Age when almost everything went right for the Jewish Pioneers.
The Jewish Museum of the American West is dedicated to telling what happened because of the Jewish Pioneers – and Why It Happened.
The short essays below give a good basic understanding about What and Why it all happened.
Just click on each title below to read on.