The Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History

Inspiring inquiry into American Jewish life since 1990

Inspiring inquiry into American Jewish life since 1990

Inspiring inquiry into American Jewish life since 1990
Since 2012, the Feinstein Center has housed a collaborative project committed to stimulating conversations about food, ethics, sustainability, and eating Jewish.

Since 2012, the Feinstein Center has housed a collaborative project committed to stimulating conversations about food, ethics, sustainability, and eating Jewish.

Photo courtesy of Baseman Design Associates

Since 2012, the Feinstein Center has housed a collaborative project committed to stimulating conversations about food, ethics, sustainability, and eating Jewish.
An oral history project, in partnership with the American Jewish Committee, documenting grassroots activists in the Soviet Jewry Movement.

An oral history project, in partnership with the American Jewish Committee, documenting grassroots activists in the Soviet Jewry Movement.

Photo courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY and Newton Centre, MA

An oral history project, in partnership with the American Jewish Committee, documenting grassroots activists in the Soviet Jewry Movement.
Visit our new archival collection: Jews & Leftist Politics in Philadelphia

Visit our new archival collection: Jews & Leftist Politics in Philadelphia

Photo courtesy of “The Automat of Noyma Appelbaum,” by Caleb Fortwangler and Jenny Ryder, photo by Tim Valshtein, 2013

Visit our new archival collection: Jews & Leftist Politics in Philadelphia
See what's new at the Feinstein Center and come add your voice to our conversations.

See what's new at the Feinstein Center and come add your voice to our conversations.

With the launch of

With the launch of "Sounds Jewish," the Feinstein Center delves into the multiple ways that music has transformed Jewish life in the United States.

Photo courtesy of Baseman Design Associates

With the launch of "Sounds Jewish," the Feinstein Center delves into the multiple ways that music has transformed Jewish life in the United States.

- Our Mission -

The FEINSTEIN CENTER FOR AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY supports innovative approaches to understanding American Jewish life.  Its mission is simple: Inspiring Inquiry.  In collaboration with institutions in Philadelphia and beyond, the FEINSTEIN CENTER invites the public to join conversations about Jewish culture, politics, history, and identity across time and space.


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Sounds Jewish

Last March, the Feinstein Center seeded its new project “Sounds Jewish” with an amazing evening of music and conversation. Here’s…
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Summer Fellows for 2014

The Feinstein Center for American Jewish History announces the selection of its Summer Fellows for 2014. Shari Rabin, a PhD…
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