Jews of the Wild West

Jews of the Wild West

Special | 1h 23m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Jewish pioneers of the Wild West are a largely forgotten chapter in US History. Yet, they played a definitive role shaping the expansion of the United States. By 1912, it is estimated that more than 100,000 Jews had migrated to the Wild West. This documentary tells a positive immigration story and highlights the contributions Jewish Americans made to shaping the Western United States.

Aired: 04/01/23

Expires: 03/31/25

Rating: TV-PG

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television