To help connect present and future generations with Jewish Dallas

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

Within the Dallas Jewish Historical Society are over 15,000 items that tell the stories of Jewish Dallas from its beginnings in the 1850s to today. Our photographs, documents, business, organization and personal papers, as well as artifacts and other ephemera tell of a Jewish community that grew alongside the City of Dallas and its suburbs, contributing to its growth and development.

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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year DJHS hosts a variety of programs and events, ranging from our annual lecture series, partner events with  local organizations, bus tours and annual fundraising galas.  We are also represented at community events, taking the stories of Jewish Dallas “on the road.”

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Become a Member

Membership dues are the life-blood of any organization–DJHS is no different. Your membership dues, combined with grants, direct donations and fundraising galas, allow us to provide excellent programming, oral history interviews and care for and preserve items in our Dallas Jewish Archives.

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Oral History Project

It’s not every day that you can hear from past Jewish movers and shakers that have had a tremendous impact on the Jewish community. Featuring more than 600 interviews in a variety of formats, DJHS brings you history from those who have paved the way and shared some of the greatest words and experiences.

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