Join, Renew and Give the Gift of Membership
JHSUM membership ensures Jewish history will be safely preserved and made available for research, educational programs and exhibits for years to come.

Membership Levels
Individual $25
Family $35
Sponsor $50
Benefactor $100
Life Member $1000

Click on the desired membership level above to renew or join today through PayPal. Thank you!

If you would prefer to mail in your membership payment please click here to download a membership form to include with your check.  Thank you for supporting our important work.

JHSUM’s annual membership is from September 1st to August 31st. We will happily send a tribute card with a personal message to acknowledge a gift to an address you provide.

Benefits of Membership

  • Invitations to exhibition openings and curator-led tours
  • Lively educational forums and meetings
  • Upper Midwest Jewish History, our biannual journal
  • Generations, our newsletter
  • Generations Extra, our bulletin
  • Discounts on journal purchases
  • Priority on archival research requests
  • Personal help and resources to trace family histories
  • A safe and permanent place for your valuable family,synagogue, organization and community artifacts, documents and photographs
  • Volunteer and social opportunities

Consider taking the next step in your commitment to promoting the vitality and continuity of Jewish culture in the region by becoming a JHSUM life member. Life membership in the society is $1,000 and can be paid at once or in installments.

Contact us for more information about life membership.

Life membership ensures a lifetime membership to JHSUM and we thank you with JHSUM limited edition tote bag and a Behind the Scenes tour of the archival collection.

Celebrate life with a Life Membership, read more.

Click here to see our current Life Members.

Our latest journal Who Knew? Stories from the Archives was a run away bestseller and we are sold out. New Members will receive a copy of Prairie Perspectives: Our Jewish Veterans Remember World War II.

Who Knew? Stories from the Archives will be available to read online soon. To be sure you don’t miss the next one join or renew today!