DJHS 2017-2018 Board of Directors




Congrats to our 2017 Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian Award Honorees!


Dallas Jewish Archive



Our Mission

It is the mission of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society to preserve and protect collections of written, visual and audible materials that document the history of the Dallas Jewish community, to make these materials available to the public and researchers, and to keep the past as a living legacy for our community.

Upcoming Events

DJHS Scanning Days

Sunday, December 10th @ 12pm – 3pm
Aaron Family JCC
Reservations a must!

“Let there be Light”

An Exhibit of Chanukah Menorahs from the Community
November 22nd – January 31st

Genealogy Workshop

Tuesday, January 30, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Aaron Family JCC
Reservations a must!

Video and Oral Histories

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. Help us preserve our history for future generations by sharing your family’s story. Get started by answering a few simple questions about your family’s history. Then we’ll guide you through the process of creating a video or oral history.


Your membership makes it all happen.  Our membership year runs from July 1 to June 30, so JOIN or RENEW now! All donations and memberships are tax deductible. DJHS is a 501(c)(3) and a community partner of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas.

2017 DJHS Year End Appeal

Make your tax-deductible gift by December 31st, and help us keep preserving our priceless Dallas Jewish history!  Click HERE to make your gift today!  All donations are tax deductible. DJHS is a 501(c)(3) and a community partner of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas.

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2016 One Story at a Time – Roots to Boots: South African Jews in Dallas

The Committee: Jo Reingold, Marilyn Pailet, Esmé Jacobson, May Sebel (chair), Lyn Rakusin, Joan Gremont (not pictured: Jim Schwartz, President and Brett Lazarus)

Ann, Nina and Karen Cortell in the pool at the Julius Schepps Community Center, c. 1960s

January 16, 2015

Texoma Region BBYO convention or Texoma Region at District 7 convention?

September 29, 2014

Texoma Region BBYO Advisor’s Training at DLTC, c. 1981

September 29, 2014