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Indiana Jewish Historical Society

The Indiana Jewish Historical Society was founded in 1972. The organization is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, however holds events throughout the state. IJHS’s mission is to collect, preserve, and publish information on the 250 years of Jewish Life in Indiana. IJHS is the only organization in the state which focuses exclusively on the history of the Jewish experience.

To see the listings of the IJHS collections at the Indiana Historical Society click here .

The Indiana Jewish Historical Society’s archive collection at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis contains more than 9,000 items of Jewish interest and the society continues to seek materials for the collection. As such, all of the collections have been academically cataloged and are listed on the internet. The Indiana Jewish Historical Society continues to actively collect articles and information with the communities assistance. You can contact us at indiana.jhs@frontier.net.

The mission of the Indiana Jewish Historical Society is to collect, preserve, publish and share the history of the Jewish experience in Indiana.