Historical Society Programs!
Nov 15, 2020
|Margery Kerstine will discuss her new book:|
Merchants on Issaquena: Avenue of the Blues in Mississippi
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|Available from JHSMM:
The DVD Jews of Memphis &
Selma Lewis' book, A Biblical People
in the Bible Belt
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Books & Videos Page
Interview transcripts available!
Exodus Project Interviews also
to the website of the Jewish Historical Society of Memphis and the
Mid-South. Founded in 1986, the Society collects, preserves, presents
and interprets the history of Jews in Memphis and the Mid-South.
have been an integral part of southern Jewish history since the
earliest days of European settlement in America. According to the
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, “Though Jews never comprised more
than one percent of the South’s population, few phases of the Southern
experience and few places in the South escaped their influence.”
Through our programs, newsletter and projects, we offer connection,
understanding and pride in the achievements of the generations of Jews
that preceded our own. It is our mission to preserve and share this
valuable history for the generations of the future.
programs, newsletter and projects, we offer connection, understanding
and pride in the achievements of the generations of Jews that
preceded our own. It is our mission to preserve and share this
valuable history for
the generations of the future.
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