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:

“The Transmigrant Experience: From Minsk to America – using collateral research to expand your family tree”

Featuring David Passman




Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Aaron Family JCC

Free of Charge

Please join the Dallas Jewish Historical Society (DJHS) and the Dallas Genealogical Society – Jewish Special Interest Group (DGS-JSIG) for the third in a quarterly series of Genealogy workshops. Each workshop will feature a speaker on some aspect of genealogical research, followed by opportunities to work in small groups on your specific needs. All levels are welcome, from “just thinking about it” to “I’ve reached a brick wall and need help moving on.”

“Making Historical Choices”

Speaker: Rabbi Kenneth D. Roseman




Wednesday, November 15th @ 7:00pm
at the Aaron Family JCC

Rabbi Roseman is a graduate of Oberlin College and was ordained as a rabbi in 1966 at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. He Holds a Ph.D. degree in American-Jewish History, and has taught at Southern Methodist University and Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.  Prior to coming to Corpus Christi in 2002, he served congregations in Dallas and Madison, WI; and spent eight years on the faculty of his seminary as Assistant Professor of History, and Dean.  Among his prize-winning books is Lone Stars of David, a history of Texas Jews he co-edited with Hollace Weiner; and an enormously popular series of history books for adolescent readers.


Q: What do I do with all these photos and documents?

A: Bring them to a DJHS Scanning Day, of course!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Let DALLAS JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY help you preserve & easily share your family photos 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. We can digitally reproduce larger photos, documents, and artwork with advance notice.

A good rule of thumb is 30 – 40 pictures and/or documents — we will sit with you to get descriptions of the photos and the people in them; and you will receive a CD with your pictures within 2 weeks of your initial Scanning Day appointment.

YOU MUST REGISTER by phone, email or online to avoid cancellation of the event due to low registration.


On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society presented the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian award to Jeff Genecov, Julie Genecov Shrell, and David Genecov.

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 Thank you to all of our Sponsors and Donors who helped make this event such a smashing success!