Upcoming Programs & Events
At the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, we take great pride in our programming. With events such as powerful and historic movies, thought provoking lectures, educational workshops, and guided tours, DJHS provides a historical reflection on the past shown in creative ways and brings the cultural history of different people together. DJHS aims to provide a hands–on approach to build a sense of transparency, enlightenment, and excitement in the community.
Cremation in Judaism
Thursday, January 18, 2024
1:30pm @ Aaron Family JCC
Free to attend; registration is required
DJHS, in partnership with Dallas Jewish Funerals and the JCC Seniors department, present an evocative panel discussion on the topic of Cremation in Judaism.
This is a free program, but registration is required. Call our office with any questions.
Sunday, January 21, 2024
10:00am-12:00pm @ Congregation Beth Torah
Ticket Price: $10 **FREE**
Back by popular demand – the 2nd Annual Judaica Roadshow will return to Congregation Beth Torah! DJHS & CBTS present noted appraiser Genice Lee, who will appraise six items selected by the program committee. Owners of the selected items will share family memories and stories of acquisition.
*Thanks to a generous, anonymous underwriter, attendance is now free, but registration is still required. All previously purchased tickets will be refunded*
Uncovering Your Family History's Mysteries
Thursday, February 8, 2024 1:30-3:30pm
Congregation Shearith Israel | Free Admission
This introduction to genealogy will give you a taste of the whats, wheres, hows, and whys of DIY geneanology with expert tips and heartfelt anecdotes provided by DJHS’s own Beri Schwitzer.
Marlene Trestman: The Most Fortunate Unfortunates
Sunday, March 10, 2024
Tiferet Israel | 10:00am-12:00pm
This lecture is an inaugural Brunch & Learn event honoring the legacy of Debra Polsky (z”l) and benefitting the Debra Polsky Scholarship for Jewish Communal Work.
Admission is free, but registration is required, please click here
Donations in memory of Debra or in support of the scholarship fund may be made by contacting DJHS 214.239.7120