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Courses by instructor: Roslyn Sholin

Roslyn Sholin

Roslyn Sholin is a Creative Director (budding archivist, historian, curator and story-teller). Using a multi-disciplinary approach, she has become a storyteller, someone who can transform decades of materials into educationally rich content. The Yiddish Book Center interviewed her as part of the Wexler oral history project (web page citation). An earlier work, ‘Eat Pray Love Yiddish Style’ is a slide show that shows cradle to grave use of Yiddish as the lingua franca of an earlier generation. She regularly contributes commentary for the New York Times, most recently discussing challah baking using olive oil.

Elinoar Almagor is a graphic designer, a curator and an art educator specializing in museums. Almagor is actively engaged in the Bay Area Jewish community and works with local museums such as the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the San Jose museum of Art and the Palo Alto Art Center in education and exhibition design. Her passion is to create meaningful museum experiences, connecting people to art and culture, and to each other, promoting creativity, communication and collaboration.

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My Attic, Your Story: An Immigrant's Tale

A400-OFJ Instructors: Sholin Starting: 09/13/2017 Location: Oshman Family JCC

We are a nation of immigrants. Many Jewish families are descendants of the 2.4 million Eastern European émigrés who came here from 1880-1920. The universal assimilation story is brought back to life using my family’s ...