Why the Jews, Using Specific Jewish Values, Were So Successful in the Wild West

This essay sums up the story of Jews and the American Wild West that is the reason for this Virtual Jewish Museum of the American West

It includes the following short essays and sub-essays. Click on the first one below to start.

The Wild West: The Third Golden Age for Jewry [a short introduction]

Eastern American History versus Western American History: Two Different Histories

Pioneer Jews and Their Five Added Values

  • Integrity  – Follow the Money – “I”
  • The Value of Education – “E”
  • The Value of Language Skills – “L”
  • The Value of Knowledge of Jewish History – “H”
  • The Value of Philanthopy – “P”