Trailblazer Memberships

Gifts of $500 or more qualify donors as DJHS Trailblazer Members, an annual giving circle which provides sustaining support for our ongoing programs and services.

$2,500 Founder                   $1,000 Explorer                   $500 Pioneer

  • Free admission to Lecture Series & Events for you & a friend*
  • Free copy of Spoken Memories: Reflections on Dallas Jewish History
  • DJHS video: Dallas Jewish Journey
  • Reserved seating at all DJHS event
  • 30 min. consultation with our Archivist on the steps to preserving family history collections
  • 45 min. genealogy consultation with Director, & priority inclusion in our new project: Dallas Jewish Family
  • Priority scheduling of one Oral History interview & DVD recording for a person of your choice
  • Trailblazer VIP receptions with guest speakers

Adventurer Membership ($250 and up)

  • Free admission to Lecture Series & Events for you and a friend*
  • Free copy of Spoken Memories: Reflections on Dallas Jewish History
  • DJHS video: Dallas Jewish Journey
  • Reserved seating at all DJHS event
  • 30-minute consultation with our Archivist on the steps to preserving family history collections

Guide Membership ($180 and up)

  • Free admission to Lecture Series & Events for you and a friend*
  • Free copy of Spoken Memories: Reflections on Dallas Jewish History
  • DJHS video: Dallas Jewish Journey

Scout Membership ($100 and up)

  • Free admission to Lecture Series & Events for you and a friend*
  • Free copy of Spoken Memories: Reflections on Dallas Jewish History

*excludes fundraising events or events with meals or direct expenses

How are your memberships and donations utilized?

Below are examples of how monies raised benefit programs and preservation  duties at the Dallas Jewish Historical Society.

  • A gift of $25 provides preservation for one rare book in the DJHS collection
  • A gift of $35 covers cost of one set of Preservation 101 workshop materials
  • A gift of $50 provides 100 acid-free archival quality file folders
  • A gift of $100 provides 10 acid-free archival quality document storage boxes
  • A gift of $150 covers the cost of producing and preserving one Oral History interview