Hollace Ava Weiner
Hollace Ava Weiner, formerly a journalist with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, is the author of Jewish Stars in Texas: Rabbis and Their Work (1999). She contributed to the anthology, Quiet Voices: Southern Rabbis and Black Civil Rights, 1880s to 1990s (1997), and an excerpt from her writing appears in Literary Fort Worth (2002). Weiner received a fellowship from the Jewish Women’s Archive to research the rise and decline of the National Council of Jewish Women. Her research into Texas Jewry has been published in American Jewish History, Southern Jewish History, Western States Jewish History and the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. A past president of the Southern Jewish Historical Society, Weiner is co-editor of Lone Stars of David: A History of the Jews of Texas (forthcoming).