About the Author


Emma Carrol

Emma Carrol was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, and spent this past year teaching English in Israel. She recently graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in both History and Adolescence Social Studies Education, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has a passion for Jewish history and wants to work in curriculum development for Jewish Education.


Jews and the Chocolate Trade

Chocolate played a pivotal role in Jewish survival amidst the throes of the Inquisition.

Mordecai Manuel Noah and the Jewish Colony Near Niagara Falls

How a small island in the Niagara River almost became home to a Jewish haven in the early 1800’s.

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