Dallas Jewish Historical Society

Dallas Jewish Historical Society Visit our website at: www.djhs.org or contact us at 214-239-7120 or [email protected]

How are your memberships and donations to DJHS utilized?Below are examples of how monies raised benefit programs and pre...
06/17/2019
GET INVOLVED!

How are your memberships and donations to DJHS 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

The 2019-2020 DJHS Membership year begins July 1st! Use the link below for more information on how to become a member!

https://djhs.org/getinvolved/

Check back. We’ll follow up when we know more.
06/11/2019

Check back. We’ll follow up when we know more.

Take a look at a few photos of From the Archive: A Special Exhibition, a temporary display we put together for our 2019 ...
06/05/2019

Take a look at a few photos of From the Archive: A Special Exhibition, a temporary display we put together for our 2019 Annual Meeting last Thursday.

05/31/2019

Due to some unforeseen technical difficulties, we will not be live streaming our program this evening. We will post a video first thing in the morning.

Join us TOMORROW for our FREE program. RSVP here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting
05/29/2019

Join us TOMORROW for our FREE program. RSVP here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

A special exhibition of artifacts from our vault will be open prior to our program, Small Town...to Big D, on Thursday, ...
05/28/2019

A special exhibition of artifacts from our vault will be open prior to our program, Small Town...to Big D, on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30pm.

This FREE event marks the end of our fiscal year. RSVPs requested. Register here to help us celebrate: https://buff.ly/2L3sdH8

Our Lecture Series is family friendly and open to all ages. Join us for our *FREE* 2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture. Don'...
05/28/2019

Our Lecture Series is family friendly and open to all ages. Join us for our *FREE* 2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture. Don't hesitate to make it a family affair! RSVPs requested - register here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Our panelists are excited! Are you?! Thursday evening we are presenting "Small Town...to Big D. A Panel Discussion" as p...
05/27/2019

Our panelists are excited! Are you?! Thursday evening we are presenting "Small Town...to Big D. A Panel Discussion" as part of our 2018-2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture. You won't want to miss it!

RSVP for this FREE event here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

05/26/2019
ppt vid w music (final)

A large portion of Dallas' population moved here from somewhere else. These transplants all have one thing in common: At some point, they made the choice to call Dallas home.

Join us on May 30 at 6:30pm to learn why our panelists chose, and continue choosing, Dallas.

We're thrilled to collaborate with Nita Mae Tannebaum, Kay Schachter, Eileen Ray, and Syl Benenson to bring you "Small T...
05/25/2019

We're thrilled to collaborate with Nita Mae Tannebaum, Kay Schachter, Eileen Ray, and Syl Benenson to bring you "Small Town...to Big D. A Panel Discussion" as part of our 2018-2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture.

Thursday, May 30 at the Aaron Family JCC. Doors open at 6:30pm and the program begins at 7pm. Join us beforehand for light refreshments and special exhibition of artifacts from the DJHS Archive! RSVP for this FREE event here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

RSVP for this FREE program here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting
05/24/2019

RSVP for this FREE program here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Our panelists are as excited as we are! One week until the DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture. We hope to see you on Thu...
05/23/2019

Our panelists are as excited as we are! One week until the DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture. We hope to see you on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30pm at the Aaron Family JCC.

RSVP for this free event here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

On Thursday, May 30, join us (and these lovely ladies) for the DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture: Small Town...to Big...
05/21/2019

On Thursday, May 30, join us (and these lovely ladies) for the DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture: Small Town...to Big D. A Panel Discussion. Hear their perspectives on growing up Jewish in small towns before coming to Dallas. Register for FREE here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Come and see what all the buzz is about! The DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture will be unlike any other. Join us on May...
05/20/2019

Come and see what all the buzz is about! The DJHS 2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture will be unlike any other. Join us on May 30 @6:30pm for a special exhibition and program at the Aaron Family JCC.

RSVP for this FREE event here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

On Thursday, May 30, 6:30pm @ the Aaron Family JCC, Nita Mae Tannebaum, Syl Benenson, Kay Schachter, and Eileen Ray - wh...
05/18/2019

On Thursday, May 30, 6:30pm @ the Aaron Family JCC, Nita Mae Tannebaum, Syl Benenson, Kay Schachter, and Eileen Ray - who grew up Jewish in small towns in before settling in Dallas - will participate in a panel discussion, Small Town..to Big D, as part of our Annual Meeting & Lecture.

RSVPs are requested for this FREE event. Register here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Join us as our 2018-2019 fiscal year draws to a close. We will celebrate this past year with a FREE program on Thursday,...
05/17/2019

Join us as our 2018-2019 fiscal year draws to a close. We will celebrate this past year with a FREE program on Thursday, May 30, 6:30pm @ the Aaron Family JCC.

Enjoy a special exhibition of artifacts from the archive and a panel discussion highlighting varying perspectives of four Jewish women - Nita Mae Tannebaum, Syl Benenson, Kay Schachter, and Eileen Ray - who grew up in small towns in Oklahoma, Texas, and Mississippi before settling in Dallas.

RSVPs requested, register here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Where do you come from? Chances are it shaped the person you are today. Come learn why our panelists chose Dallas. Join ...
05/16/2019

Where do you come from? Chances are it shaped the person you are today. Come learn why our panelists chose Dallas.

Join us for our Annual Meeting and Lecture on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Register here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #smalltowntobigd

All roads lead to Dallas. Join us on May 30, 2019 @6:30pm for a panel discussion highlighting varying perspectives of gr...
05/15/2019

All roads lead to Dallas.

Join us on May 30, 2019 @6:30pm for a panel discussion highlighting varying perspectives of growing up Jewish in small towns before settling in Dallas. Register for this FREE event here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #smalltowntobigD #djshannualmeeting2019

Join us for our Annual Meeting & Lecture on May 30, 2019. At this FREE event, view a special exhibition of exceptional a...
05/14/2019

Join us for our Annual Meeting & Lecture on May 30, 2019. At this FREE event, view a special exhibition of exceptional artifacts from the DJHS Archive before we present, "Small Town...to Big D. A Panel Discussion," Register here: http://bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

Tablet Magazine
05/13/2019
Tablet Magazine

Tablet Magazine

On May 15, 1902, the Lower East Side’s Jewish housewives took to the streets in a meat-hurling frenzy. They were rebelling against a huge bump in the price of meat—from 12 to 18 cents a pound.

Congrats to our DJHS board member, Marilyn Donsky Pailet!
05/13/2019

Congrats to our DJHS board member, Marilyn Donsky Pailet!

Congratulations are in order! Marilyn Donsky Pailet has the prestigious honor of being named a 2019 Five Star Real Estate Agent! Leave a comment congratulating this award winner! Visit www.marilynsellsdallas.com to learn more about Marilyn Donsky Pailet!

05/10/2019
DJHS 2018-2019 Annual Meeting and Lecture

Mark your calendars for May 30, 2019! Join us for our 2018-2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture, where we will present Small Town...to Big D: A Panel Discussion.

This FREE program will delve into the lives of four Jewish women who grew up in small towns in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi, and have lived in Dallas for decades.

Come to hear their stories and view a selection of exceptional artifacts from the Archive.

Doors open at 6:30pm, RSVPs requested. Register here: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting

05/10/2019
Meet our Panelists and Moderator

We are pleased to introduce the panelists and moderator for the DJHS 2018-2019 Annual Meeting & Lecture. We can't wait to see you at this FREE program!! RSVP at: bit.ly/DJHS2019AnnualMeeting
#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #dfw #smalltowntobigd #smalltowngirls #FREE #paneldiscussion #oralhistory

05/08/2019

Mark your calendars for May 30, 2019! Join us for our annual meeting and program where we will present Small Town...to Big D: A Panel Discussion.

This FREE program will delve into the lives of four Jewish women who grew up in small towns in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi.

Come to hear their stories and see a selection of exceptional items from the DJHS Archive. Doors open at 6:30pm.

This FREE program, on May 30th at the JCC, will showcase items from our archive and a panel discussion highlighting the ...
05/03/2019

This FREE program, on May 30th at the JCC, will showcase items from our archive and a panel discussion highlighting the experiences of four women who grew up Jewish in small towns, before coming to Dallas. Click here for more information: https://buff.ly/2L3sdH8

Thank YOU for your participation, assistance, encouragement, and support leading up to, and during, Sip & Savor: Celebra...
05/03/2019

Thank YOU for your participation, assistance, encouragement, and support leading up to, and during, Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy, which was held yesterday evening at Temple Emanu-El.

We couldn't have done it without our outstanding committee, board of directors, or volunteers. It was a marvelous evening full of gratitude for those who serve our community.

#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #sistersinphilanthropy #sipandsavor2019djhs

Months of preparation and excitement culminate at this evening's event, Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy...
05/02/2019

Months of preparation and excitement culminate at this evening's event, Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy. THANK YOU to all who have registered, donated, and assisted in planning and execution.

We can't wait to see everyone this evening!

Timeline Photos
05/02/2019

Timeline Photos

There's still time to enter to win!! Don't miss out on a chance to own a sculpture by Dallas' own George Tobolowsky! Cli...
05/01/2019

There's still time to enter to win!! Don't miss out on a chance to own a sculpture by Dallas' own George Tobolowsky! Click here to enter, and register for Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy: https://djhs.z2systems.com/np/clients/djhs/eventRegistration.jsp?event=117&

#sistersinphilanthropy #dallasjewishhistoryrocks #dallasjewishphilanthropists #dtx #dallastx #dallasartist #dallassculptor #abstractart #raffle

Timeline Photos
05/01/2019

Timeline Photos

There's still time to enter to win a one-of-a-kind sculpture by local Dallas artist, George Tobolowsky! We're honored to...
04/30/2019

There's still time to enter to win a one-of-a-kind sculpture by local Dallas artist, George Tobolowsky! We're honored to collaborate with him for Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! Click here to enter: https://djhs.z2systems.com/np/clients/djhs/eventRegistration.jsp?event=117&

#sistersinphilanthropy #dallasjewishphilanthropists #dallasjewishhistoryrocks #sipandsavor2019djhs #raffle #dallas #dtx #dallasartist #dalalssculptor #sculpture #abstractart

Timeline Photos
04/29/2019

Timeline Photos

In exactly one week, we will host Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy at Temple Emanu-El. There's still tim...
04/25/2019

In exactly one week, we will host Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy at Temple Emanu-El. There's still time to register to attend and purchase raffle tickets here: : http://djhs.org/2019-sipandsavor/
#sipandsavor2019djhs #dallasjewishphilanthropists

Thank you, Docent level sponsors for supporting Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! There's still time to ...
04/25/2019

Thank you, Docent level sponsors for supporting Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! There's still time to participate. The event is May 2, 2019 at Temple Emanu-El. Click here to register: http://djhs.org/2019-sipandsavor/
#sistersinphilanthrop #dallasjewishphilanthropists #sipandsavor2019djhs #dallasjewishhistoryrocks

Thank you, Historian level sponsors for your support of Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! The event is M...
04/23/2019

Thank you, Historian level sponsors for your support of Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! The event is May 2, 2019 at Temple Emanu-El. Click here to learn more: http://djhs.org/2019-sipandsavor/
#sistersinphilanthropy #dallasjewishphilanthropists #sipandsavor2019djhs #dallasjewishhistoryrocks

Only 10 days until Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! Click here to register: http://djhs.org/2019-sipand...
04/22/2019

Only 10 days until Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy! Click here to register: http://djhs.org/2019-sipandsavor/
#sistersinphilanthropy #dallasjewishphilanthropists #sipandsavor2019djhs #dallasjewishhistoryrocks

Sundown marks the start of Passover. From ours to yours, we wish you chag Pesach sameach!
04/19/2019

Sundown marks the start of Passover. From ours to yours, we wish you chag Pesach sameach!

Ann Loeb Sikora is the inspiration behind the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian Award, which is being presented to four deser...
04/19/2019

Ann Loeb Sikora is the inspiration behind the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian Award, which is being presented to four deserving women at Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy on May 2, 2019 at Temple Emanu-El.

Click the link below to learn about Ann's legacy and why we continue to honor those who embody her passion to help the community.
https://djhs.org/4958/ann-loeb-sikora-a-professional-volunteer-why-we-celebrate-her-legacy/
#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #sipandsavor2019djhs

Do you like art? Are you a collector, perhaps? Do you enjoy supporting local artists (and organizations)? Click the link...
04/18/2019

Do you like art? Are you a collector, perhaps? Do you enjoy supporting local artists (and organizations)?

Click the link below to enter to win a sculpture by Dallas artist, George Tobolowsky, which is being raffled off as part of Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy on May 2, 2019. Attendance not required to win.
https://djhs.z2systems.com/np/clients/djhs/eventRegistration.jsp?event=117&
#dallasjewishhistoryrocks #dallasart #dallasartists #dallasjewishphilanthropists #sipandsavor2019djhs

Show support for this year's honorees of the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian Award and DJHS by becoming a sponsor of Sip & ...
04/17/2019

Show support for this year's honorees of the Ann Loeb Sikora Humanitarian Award and DJHS by becoming a sponsor of Sip & Savor: Celebrating Sisters in Philanthropy. There are multiple sponsorship levels, click here to learn more: http://djhs.org/2019-sipandsavor/
#dallasjewishphilanthropists #sipandsavor2019djhs #dallasjewishhistoryrocks

Address

7900 Northaven Rd
Dallas, TX
75230

General information

Founded in 1971, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society serves as a repository for the entire Jewish community of Dallas, from personal papers of individuals and families and the records of the businesses they have founded, to the records of organizations, agencies, and synagogues that serve the Dallas Jewish community.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(214) 239-7120

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Dallas Jewish Historical Society posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Museum

Send a message to Dallas Jewish Historical Society:

Videos

Category

Nearby museums