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2019 Fall Conference: Call for Proposals

Click Here for Conference Flyer Date: November 9 - 10, 2019 Location: Sagebrush Inn Taos, New Mexico About Event: The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society invites individuals, groups, organizations, and institutions to submit a proposal to present a paper or program panel session related to the 2019 Conference topic. The conference will focus on four broad themes: • Defining moments/events in Taos and Northern NM Jewish History • Maintaining a Jewish identity in Taos and Northern NM: Individuals and Organizations • The arts and Northern NM Jewish culture: Jewish artists, musicians, and authors • The future of the 21st ...

“The German Kulturbund” presented by Steven Ovitsky

May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque 5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE Suggested Donation: $10.00 Light Refreshments will be served ORGANIZER CONTACT INFOClaudia Bloom505-348-4471admin@nmjhs.orgwww.nmjhs.org TEXT ABOUT EVENT There were many popular German musicians in Germany from 1919-1933. After the Nazis rose to power, these musicians were banned from public performances. Some of these musicians and other artists formed the Kulturbund Deutsche Juden (The Cultural Association of German Jews) to provide performances for the Jewish populations of Berlin and other cities. Steven Ovitsky will ...

2019 NMJHS Programs

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New York City Nooks and Crannies: Albuquerque

EVENT DATE & TIME March 3, 2019: Albuquerque 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EVENT LOCATION DETAILS Jewish Community Center- Albuquerque 5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE Albuquerque, New Mexico EVENT COST & TICKETS Suggested Donation- $15.00 NY-style Mini-cheesecakes and knishes will be served ORGANIZER CONTACT INFO NMJHS 505- 348-4471 TEXT ABOUT EVENT New York City is rich with secretive delights. Waiting to be discovered are myriad offbeat landmarks, secret gardens, hidden houses, and covert byways. Take an armchair romp throughout New York and explore some of the city’s great, but often overlooked treasures.

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 ...

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.