As part of the City of Fort Smith Bicentennial Celebration, the Fort Smith Museum of History will offer “Communities and Cultures in Fort Smith: Exploring Identities of the Region," a monthly speaker series addressing the communities and cultures that have influenced and shaped the region and the city as we know it today.
The May 31, 6:00 p.m. program features Selina Rosen, a Torah scholar and member of the United Hebrew Congregation in Fort Smith for over thirty years. Ms. Rosen is a member of the temple board, leads services on a regular basis and teaches children's Hebrew school. She has studied with dozens of different rabbis and is also a professional writer with thirty published novels and dozens of short fiction sales.
Selina Rosen will discuss the Jewish community and the interaction within the Fort Smith community.
The program is included with museum admission: $7 adults; $5 veteran/military; $2 children; under age six are free. Light refreshments are offered.
Photograph: The Jewish Synagogue in Fort Smith. Fort Smith Museum of History, McCann Collection.