Southern Jewish Historical Society conference will be virtual - Oct 22-24 #usa #announcements #events


The 45th annual conference of the Southern Jewish Historical Society will be held virtually from October 21 to October 23, 2021 and will be free of charge.

There will be panel discussions and speakers discussing:
Expanding the Archives of Southern Jewish History
Collecting Kentucky Jewish History
The Art of the (Southern) Jewish Family
Facts and Fictions: Archives of Literature and Performance
How Old City Maps Can Enrich our Historical Imagination
Uncovering Lexington's Early Jewish Business Community, 1867-1924
Si Dresner's Civil Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, 1961-1965
My Journey from Florala, Alabama
Enemy Alien Internment in the South in World War II
A Jewish Refugee in the Jim Crow South
Houston's Jewish Community and the Soviet Jewry Movement
Jewish Lawyers versus Jim Crow

For more information, and to register, go to the Conference website at:
2021 SJHS Virtual Conference | Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina (

Peggy Mosinger Freedman
Atlanta, Georgia