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.

Register here

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2nd Annual Judaica Road Show

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*

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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.

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Marlene Trestman: The Most Fortunate Unfortunates

Sunday, March 10, 2024
Tiferet Israel | 10:00am-12:00pm
Free admission

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