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“Jewish Gangsters: Who Knew?!”

EVENT DATE & TIME: September 23 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EVENT LOCATION: Congregation Beit Tikva 2230 Old Pecos Trail Santa Fe, New Mexico EVENT COST & TICKETS: Suggested Donation- $10.00 Light Refreshments will be served ORGANIZER CONTACT INFO: Congregation Beit Tikva 505- 820-2991 ABOUT EVENT: The history of Jewish mobsters in the U.S. is a complex tale, involving prohibition, immigration and the 1930’s Depression. Weaving a discovered family story with historical information, Ms. Sandweiss will unravel the factors that drove the “gangster generation” into their illegal careers. ...

New Mexico Jews in Business and Community Life

“Telling the Stories: The Personal Accounts of New Mexico Jews in Business and Community Life” August 19th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Temple Beth Shalom Upper Sanctuary 225 E. Barcelona Rd. Santa Fe The program is open to the public and NMJHS members Donations are most Welcome! ORGANIZER CONTACT Anne McCormick 505-348-4471 or admin@nmjhs.org The New Mexico Humanities Council awarded NMJHS a grant to collect, preserve, and share the stories of four prominent New Mexico Jewish families who made a major impact on their local community’s businesses and civic leadership. ‘Telling Their Stories’ will highlight two of the ...

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 ...

2018 NMJHS Fall Conference

CLICK HERE for preliminary information. EVENT DATE & TIME November 9 – 11, 2018 EVENT LOCATION DETAILS Uptown Sheraton Hotel 2600 Louisiana Ave. NE Albuquerque, N.M. 87110 EVENT COST & TICKETS Conference Registration Materials and On-line registration will be available September 1, 2018 ORGANIZER CONTACT INFO Anne McCormick, NMJHS Administrator 505-348-4471 admin@nmjhs.org nmjhs.org TEXT ABOUT EVENT The purpose of the conference is to explore Jewish identity in New Mexico history. How have Jews expressed their unique cultural identity in everything from their film and dance to their ...

2017 NMJHS Annual Report 

Mission Statement:  “The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society is a secular organization that promotes greater knowledge and understanding of New Mexico’s diverse Jewish experiences within a broad cultural context.” Programs: LIFE & LEGACY Program: NMJHS is partnering with the Jewish Community Foundation of New Mexico (JCF) and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, along with nine other Jewish organizations in NM to establish a Legacy endowment to ensure the work of NMJHS for generations to come. More information is available at the Annual Meetings and other future publicity. Join us soon to build and preserve our future! 2017 Fall ...

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.