TJHS Membership with a Click of a Button!

Opportunities for TJHS Members

  • Support studies, restoration projects, and research through grants and scholarships.
  • Preserve, research, and publish your own family histories in the TJHS Magazine.
  • Receive quarterly TJHS Magazine.
  • Travel on history-rich tours to US and international locations.
  • Participate in quarterly Board Meetings and Annual Gatherings convened in towns and cities across Texas.   Meet new friends whose histories span the State of Texas.

How TJHS Preserves Texas Jewish History

    • Publishing a quarterly TJHS Magazine with family histories, articles from archived TJHS documents, and information about TJHS activities and projects.
    • Awarding grants to individuals and organizations for projects that promote the mission of TJHS.
    • Archiving materials, documents, and histories (community, organizational, and family) at the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin.
    • Supporting books, films, and videos on Texas Jewish history that advance the TJHS mission.
    • Maintaining a searchable online database of over 47,000 Jewish burials in over 275 Jewish cemeteries in Texas.
    • Documenting applications for State of Texas historical designations for Jewish cemeteries.
    • Sponsoring prizes of the Texas State Historical Association’s Jewish History Essay Contest for high-school juniors and seniors.
    • Providing opportunities to retrace the experiences of Jews in Texas towns where there is no longer a Jewish presence.