Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

The oldest local ethnic historical society in Rhode Island.


Find out what projects the RIJHA is currently working on.

Digitial Archives

We have digitized a lot of the major parts of our collection that people have told us they want to access online; including Obituaries, RIJH Notes, and the Jewish Voice & Herald.

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 the RIJHA’s Fall Meeting, being held Sunday, December 11th

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 is being constructed! – We can’t wait for you to read it in early 2023!