The Texas Jewish Historical Society

Ft. Worth Temple Beth El Gates

The purpose of the Society shall be to collect, preserve, publish and disseminate materials having reference to the settlement and history of Jews in Texas and their participation in its social, economic, religious, political, professional and cultural growth. Please read about the history of the Society.

The Texas Jewish Historical Society welcomes any information you might have concerning Texas Jewish History. Please send any and all such information to our address above. We will acknowledge and document the sender and place the information in the Center for American History archive at the University of Texas for public access. We thank you for keeping our heritage alive.

Our next meeting is in College Station, Texas March 21-23. For more information contact: president@txjhs.org

Annual dues are $35 for a single membership. You can purchase a membership by selecting JOIN in the menu above.

Send your name, address and any desired historical information to TJHS, PO Box 10193, Austin, TX 78766.

The TJHS draws its membership from across the country and supports a wide-ranging agenda. Quarterly gatherings are held at various locations throughout the state, an extensive News Magazine is published quarterly. For questions concerning the quarterly contact our Editor: editor@txjhs.org . A variety of research projects is facilitated through the Jewish Archives in the Center for American History, or supported directly such as "Virtual Restoration of Small-town Synagogues in Texas."

Please check out a book that the Society helped underwrite, Jewish Stars in Texas, about Rabbis who rose to prominence, by Hollace Weiner. For a review of the book go to BookReview

Membership is available to all persons interested in supporting the purposes of the Society.