DECEMBER 13, 2018 – Historian Herb Belkin has been selected to teach a course at Tufts University. The course, to be presented this January, will be “Zionism and American Jews” and covers the relationship of American Jews with the Zionist movement both before and after the Holocaust and into the 21st century.
He lectures and writes on the epic events of Jewish history over the last 200 years. His field of study covers Zionism, the Jewish Diaspora and the critical struggle for a Jewish homeland.
Belkin has taught courses on modern Jewish history at Brandeis, Tufts and the Explorers at Salem State University. Herb and his wife, Sylvia, are long-term residents of Swampscott and are members of Temple Emanu-El.