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The Bulletin

JHSM is pleased to introduce our newest publication, the Michigan Jewish History Bulletin. Published annually and distributed to our membership, the colorful newsletter can be read by clicking the link below.

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Michigan Women Who Made A Difference

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan’s Michigan Women Who Made a Difference (MWWMD) project seeks to document, preserve and share the stories and achievements of Michigan’s Jewish women who have helped build and shape our communities, institutions and organizations. These are the women who led community organizations, founded businesses, or were political and social justice […]

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Our Mission

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan educates, celebrates and promotes awareness of the contributions of the Jews of Michigan to our state, our nation and the world. Throughout the year, we present docent-led tours of historic Jewish Detroit and Southeast Michigan and host interesting lectures, book discussions and film viewings. We publish Michigan Jewish History, an annual journal, and maintain the Jewish Yearbook Collection, the largest collection of yearbooks from Detroit-area high schools.

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Michigan Women Who Made A Difference

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan’s Michigan Women Who Made a Difference (MWWMD) project seeks to document, preserve and share the stories and achievements of Michigan’s Jewish women who have helped build and shape our communities, institutions and organizations.

 

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Michigan Jewish History

Michigan Jewish History is a valuable resource enjoyed by readers and used by researchers worldwide. As the longest continuously published journal of local Jewish history in the U.S., Michigan Jewish History succeeds in creating a permanent record of the achievements and stories of Michigan’s Jewish communities, organizations, families and individuals.
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Chasing Dreams

Chasing Dreams

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American, organized by the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the ways in which our national pastime has served as a pathway for learning and understanding American values for Jews and other immigrant groups and their descendants.

 

 

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