Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association
The oldest local ethnic historical society in Rhode Island.

Resource References

Rhode Island Resources

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island JAGRI  https://www.jewishallianceri.org/ 

Rhode Island Historical Society https://www.rihs.org/ 

RIHS Museum of Work & Culture https://www.rihs.org/locations/museum-of-work-culture/ 

Tomaquad Museum https://www.tomaquagmuseum.org/ 

RIBHS Rhode Island Black Heritage Society https://www.riblackheritage.org/

Newport Historical Society  https://newporthistory.org/ 

Touro Synagogue National Historic Site https://tourosynagogue.org/ 

The Vilna Shul Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture https://vilnashul.org/ 

Documenting Maine Jewry https://mainejews.org/ 

The Wyner Family Hewish Heritage Center at American Ancestors https://jewishheritagecenter.org/ 

The Jewish Historical Society of Western Massachusetts https://jhswm.org/ 

Federal Resources

Library of Congress https://www.loc.gov/ 

National Archives https://www.archives.gov/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum https://www.ushmm.org/

Ellis Island Records  https://www.statueofliberty.org/discover/

Genealogy Resources

Jewish Gen – The Home of Jewish Genealogy https://www.jewishgen.org/ 

Jewish Genealogy Portal [Facebook] https://www.facebook.com/groups/JewishGenealogyPortal/ 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

Resources Outside of Rhode Island 

New York City Tenement Museum https://www.tenement.org/ 

Weitzman National Museum of Jewish History   https://theweitzman.org/

American Jewish Historical Society   https://ajhs.org/  

Museum of Jewish Heritage  https://mjhnyc.org/ 

Maine Jewish Museum https://mainejewishmuseum.org/about-us/