Nearly 200 years of regional Jewish life

Jewish history is here and now

It happened right here

The story of the Jews in the Upper Midwest goes back nearly 200 years. The places where today we live, work and play are the same places our predecessors encountered as immigrants, sodbusters, business owners, community leaders and neighbors. Our story is urban and rural, religious and secular, joyful and tragic.

For over 35 years, the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest has collected and preserved this history, and provides us all with rich resources, exhibits, publications and events that enable you to place yourself right here where it happened… where it’s happening today.

Latest news

Be part of history

Preserve and perpetuate regional Jewish history with your membership or donation.

4%20generations_edited.jpg

Eloise and Elliot Kaplan Family Jewish History Center

Jay and Rose Phillips Building | Barry Family Campus

4330 S. Cedar Lake Road | Minneapolis, MN 55416

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

©2020 Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM). All materials copied or reproduced from this site must accredit JHSUM.
Designed by Positive Seven Marketing