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Texas Jewish Historical Society: 45th Annual Gathering

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm

TJHS to Host 45th Annual Gathering in Richardson

Registration is open for the 45th Annual Gathering of the Texas Jewish Historical Society (TJHS) to be held April 12 – 14, 2024 in Richardson, Texas. TJHS is collaborating with the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas in developing the presentations for the Annual Gathering. All interested persons are welcome to attend. The schedule of events and registration options are found on txjhs.org. Events start on Friday evening, April 12, with a Shabbat dinner and services at Congregation Beth Torah in Richardson.

There is a full day of presentations on Saturday, April 13, held at the Hilton Richardson Dallas, including ongoing research on Jewish military and war veterans at the Ackerman Center with Research Professor Debra Pfister and graduate student Marshall Coleman. Jo Reingold with the National Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary will discuss JWA history.  Felicia Williamson will talk about the collections of North Texas from the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum where she is Director of Library and Archives. And TJHS Members, Hollace Weiner and Hy Penn, will relay family stories of war survivors. The Saturday evening dinner will include a presentation on the history of Jewish magicians with a magic show by the renowned Great Hydini.

The Annual Gathering will continue on Sunday morning with a presentation by Nils Roemer, Director of the Ackermann Center, and installation of new TJHS Officers and Board Members. The deadline for registering for the Annual Gathering is March 22, 2024.

The schedule of events and registration options are found on txjhs.org.


April 12 @ 8:00 am
April 14 @ 5:00 pm
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