smflameAt the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, we take great pride in our events. With events like powerful and historic movies, a historical reflection on the past shown in creative ways, and bringing the cultural history of different people together, the society aims to provide a hands-on approach and build a sense of transparency, enlightenment and excitement in the community.

Take part in one of our events today, so that you can see and feel the true impact they can have on you!

Upcoming Events:

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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and as you all know, our volunteers at Dallas Jewish Historical Society are truly dedicated, and are instrumental in helping us preserve Dallas Jewish history. Each year we host an evening dedicated to our volunteers.  This Annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception will honor the time, commitment, and skills that you, our volunteers, bring to our organization.

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

6:00pm – 7:00pm

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DJHS SCANNING DAYS 2017

Q: What do I do with all these photos and documents?  A: Bring them to DJHS Scanning Day, of course!

Let DALLAS JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY help you preserve & easily share your family memorabilia by participating in DJHS SCANNING DAYS! We will create high-quality scans of your letter-size (or smaller) documents and up to 8” x 10” photographs.  YOU MUST RESERVE AN APPOINTMENT.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

10:00am – 3:00pm

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society will present the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian award to Jeff Genecov, Julie Genecov Shrell, and David Genecov at a Cocktail Reception at the Communities Foundation of Texas, from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Presented by Sparkman-Hillcrest

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 The History of Your Jewish DNA

Dallas Jewish Historical Society presents

Bennett Greenspan of Family Tree DNA

Discover Jewish history through the lens of DNA testing, with Bennett Greenspan of Family Tree DNA. An entrepreneur and life-long genealogy enthusiast, he turned his hobby into a full time vocation and created the ever-expanding field of genetic genealogy

Admission is free for DJHS members, and $18 for non-members. The program is open to the public. Reservations required.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00pm – 8:30pm

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PRESERVATION 101 WORKSHOP

Do you have old family photographs or documents in boxes in a spare room or garage, and want to preserve them, but just don’t know where to start? Join our Archivist, Alexis Joanna Ferguson, for an introductory workshop to learn practical advice for handling, storing, and caring for personal collections, and tips for getting started with organizing your collection.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM, FRIDAY 5/12/17.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

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Annual Meeting & Board Elections

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Join DJHS, and author Mike Silver with his newest book:  “STARS IN THE RING: JEWISH CHAMPIONS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY”, for our Annual Meeting which will include the Annual Report and election of Dallas Jewish Historical Society 2017-2018 Officers and Board of Directors. Reservations Coming Soon!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017