Benefits of Membership

Southern Jewish Historical Society Membership in the Southern Jewish Historical Society is open to any person or organization. The Society’s major source of funds is membership dues. Memberships run from January 1 to December 31 each year. If you join or renew between October 1 and December 31, your membership runs through the following year.

Benefits of becoming a member of the Southern Jewish Historical Society include:

Annual Conference

The Society’s annual conference is held in a different community each autumn, featuringtours, lectures, panel discussions, cultural events, good food, and opportunities to network and socialize.  You must be a member to attend.


Our quarterly newsletter, The Rambler, contains Society news, information on regional resources, and articles of interest to southern Jewish historians, as well as to lay people of all faiths.

A copy of our annual journal, Southern Jewish History, is provided free to all members.

Financial Support for Research

See our Grants Page to learn how your membership dollars help further research, publication, and education on southern Jewish history.


The Society offers opportunities for individuals to connect with national and local resources for research, programming,and archival assistance.

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For questions about membership, contact Barbara Tahsler,  [email protected]