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:

If you love chili—and almost everyone does—then mark your calendar and save the date – It is time for the 25th Annual Dallas Kosher Chili Cook-off.  While the memories of from every single Dallas Kosher Chili Cook-off of the past 24 years brings smiles to our faces, the best is yet to come. 

 

$12 per adult, $6 per child 10 – 3 years old (includes a free hot dog), under 3 years old may attend at no charge.

25th Dallas Kosher Chili Cook-off
March 18, 2018
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DJHS & DGS-JSIG GENEALOGY SPRING WORKSHOP

Janet Khashab

 

“The Genealogy of a House” – DJHS Spring Genealogy Workshop

Join the Dallas Jewish Historical Society and Dallas Genealogy Society-Jewish Special Interest Group as we hear speaker Janet Khashab describe the “Genealogy of a House.” A member of the DGS board, Janet also leads the Genealogy Society’s Brown Bag series for advanced researchers.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00PM – 8:30PM  
Aaron Family JCC 7900 Northaven Rd
Free to the public – Reservations requested

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.

DJHS VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION
Thursday, April 11, 2018 | 5:45 pm
Aaron Family JCC
Join us for service recognitions & light refreshments
No charge – RSVPs requested

Alexandra Zapruder tells the complete story of the History of the Zapruder Film for the first time. With the help of the family’s exclusive records, memories, and documents, Zapruder tracks the film’s torturous journey through history, all while American society undergoes its own transformation, and a new media-driven consumer culture challenges traditional ideas of privacy, ownership, journalism, and knowledge.

 

Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film
Thursday, April 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Aaron Family JCC
$10 in advance | $15 at the door
Presented with Dallas Jewish Historical Society

On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society will honor the extended Tobolowsky family at a Cocktail Reception and Program,  presented by Sparkman Hillcrest.
Please join us for this special evening.

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018
5:30 – 7:30PM
DRINKS, HORS D’OEUVRES & SHORT PROGRAM

Temple Emanu-El Tobian Auditorium
8500 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX  75225


2018 One Story at a Time Sponsors

Sparkman Hillcrest | Peggy Tobolowsky | Cindi’s Restaurant Corporation | Marsh & McLennan Agency (PPB) | Carol & Steve Aaron | Lynn & Mark Kutler | Dawn & Craig Budner | Pauline Graivier | Jeanette & Michael Pincus | May Sebel | Barbara & Carl Lee | Elaine & Melvyn Lerman | Judy & Paul Tobolowsky

JEWS IN BASKETBALL

Join the Dallas Jewish Historical Society for the 2018 Annual Meeting. The brief Annual Meeting will include our Annual Report and the election of the 2017-18 Officers and Board of Directors, along with guest speaker – author and sports writer, Charley Rosen. This event is free, but reservations are requested. For more information, email info@djhs.org or call 214-239-7120.

DJHS ANNUAL MEETING & LECTURE
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018
7:00PM @ THE AARON FAMILY JCC
Free to the Public, RSVPs requested

SAVE THE DATE!

Be sure to mark your calendar for our upcoming DJHS Historic Jewish Dallas Bus Tour, made possible by the Ginger Chesnick Jacobs Historical Tour & Outreach Fund. For more information, email info@djhs.org or call 214-239-7120.

DJHS HISTORICAL JEWISH DALLAS BUS TOUR
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!