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Research Fellowship Call for Proposals

 The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society (NMJHS) Announces the 2020 New Mexico Jewish History Research Fellowship Call for Applications Opens: August 17, 2019 Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2019 Who may apply? For this grant cycle, the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society will fund one grant for a scholar pursuing research on the Jewish history of New Mexico Applicants enrolled in an accredited college or university and conducting research toward a graduate degree at that institution; or Applicants with a graduate degree in any field or discipline from an accredited college or university; or Independent scholars recogn...

2019 NMJHS Programs

2019 NMJHS Programs Calendar-3

Family Histories

NMJHS received a generous grant from the New Mexico Humanities Council to undertake four new oral family histories project entitled: “Telling the Stories: The Personal Accounts of New Mexico Jews in Business and Community Life.” The interviews of family members and their descendants are included in this section to share the stories and contributions they made to 20th Century New Mexico Jewish history and communities. Si and Becky Goldman Both Si and Becky Goldman arrived in the American Midwest as immigrant children from Russia at the turn of the last century. Their  stories mirror the experiences of multitudes of Jewish families who ...

Montefiore Cemetery Cleanup

Sunday, May 17, starting at 10 am, will be the annual Montefiore Cemetery cleanup in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Every year in the spring, starting in 1986, NMJHS performs the mitzvah of cleaning up the historic cemetery by pulling weeds, removing trash, and planting. Those who plan to attend are encouraged to wear work gloves and bring rakes, large trash bags, plastic pails to carry sand, and a bag of mulch for newly planted trees. For map and directions to cemetery go to http://www.nmjhs.org/images/stories/montefiore-area-map.jpg.