Indiana’s Jewish Civil War General:The Frederick Knefler Story
Peter Rosenbluth joins us to discuss the lasting contributions of the Hoosier Jewish General Frederick Knefler and how he is part of the broader context of Jewish 48ers who volunteered to fight in the American Civil War in opposition to Slavery.
Scenes from the IJHS 50th Anniversary Kickoff!
Hear Marc Summers tell his Indy Jewish Story
For the 50th Anniversary of the IJHS Marc Summers joins us virtually to speak about growing up Jewish in Indianapolis!
IJHS’s 50th Anniversary Kick-off Program
The State Historical Marker Unveiling of James G. McDonald!
The Governor signs our Proclamation making it American Jewish Heritage Month in Indiana!
Why Small Synagogue Archives Matter
Help our efforts to Preserve Indiana’s Jewish Past and increase your impact!
A Big update! So far, the Indiana Jewish Preservation Corps Internship has taken nearly 6000 scans of Historical Documents and Photographs related to Indiana’s Jewish History and has collected almost 30 boxes of photos and documents for Historic Preservation.
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The Indiana Jewish Preservation Corps is funded by a grant and is part of the Indiana Historical Society’s statewide Heritage Support grant program. The Lilly Endowment Inc provides the funding.