The Dallas Jewish Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) organization that relies on membership, donations and other financial contributions to accomplish our mission of preservation and education, without which the history of the Greater Dallas Jewish community and its contributions locally, nationally and internationally, would be lost.

Please use one of the following options to support the Dallas Jewish Historical Society — We can’t do it without You!

MAKE A DONATION

A tribute or memorial gift to the Dallas Jewish Historical Society is a meaningful way to honor a friend or loved one, or to celebrate any special occasion. Consider making a contribution in any amount. “Get Well,” “In Honor of,” or “In Blessed Memory of” contributions will be acknowledged to both the recipient and the sender.

GINGER CHESNICK JACOBS HISTORICAL TOUR & OUTREACH FUND

This fund, named in memory of Dallas Jewish Historical Society founder Ginger Chesnick Jacobs, provides funding to support guided tours of places of meaning and historical interest to the Greater Dallas Jewish community and to support outreach activities that engage, educate, and share the rich cultural history of Jewish Dallas.

NAXON FAMILY PROJECT FUND

This fund, begun by the Naxon Family in memory of William Naxon, a Dallas Jewish Historical Society supporter, provides funding for films, author events, lectures, exhibits and other programs and projects of the DJHS, designed to engage, educate and enrich the lives of our membership and the Greater Dallas community.

THE JIM SCHWARTZ ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES FUND

This fund, named in memory of DJHS Past President, Jim Schwartz, provides ongoing support of our annual lecture series; so that we may continue to provide the engaging and educational discourse which helps connect us all to our Dallas Jewish heritage.

PLANNED GIVING

Leave a lasting legacy! Plan your gift to DJHS today, and let us know how you have included DJHS in your planning so we can properly record your gift intention and welcome you as a new member of the DJHS Legacy Circle. Notifying us of your plans is also a great way to encourage others to follow your lead in supporting the mission of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society. info@djhs.org

DONATIONS OF HISTORICAL ITEMS

Our main purpose at DJHS is the preservation of historical items of local interest, including photographs, documents, artifacts, and business and organizational records. We do accept donations of these types of items, subject to certain conditions. Please contact us at info@djhs.org, or call 214-239-7120 for information about donating an item to the collection.

The Legacy Circle

The Legacy Circle is for any individual who makes a planned gift commitment to Dallas Jewish Historical Society.

 

Why leave a legacy?

Planned gifts provide donors with the satisfaction of knowing their support will make a difference even after they are gone. These gifts also give DJHS the opportunity to plan for future growth, knowing these philanthropic commitments will be realized in the years to come.