Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

The oldest local ethnic historical society in Rhode Island.


Keep up to date with what projects the RIJHA is working on.

Digitial Archives

We have digitized a lot of our collections and made them accessible online including Obituaries, the RIJH Notes, and the Jewish Voice & Herald. Find them here!

research services

Research Services

Use our extensive archive and research services to research your family’s history in RI! We are happy to assist with genealogy and any other research request you have.

Welcome to the RIJHA Website!

What’s going on at the RIJHA?

Check out our News and Events Page for information about our recent programs and upcoming events! 

Membership renewals for 2023 have been sent out! If you have not received one, please contact us at the office or navigate to our Membership page to fill out your information electronically! 

The 2022 edition of the RIJH Notes has been sent out! If you need extra copies, or have not received yours, please let us know!