The Family Store: A History of Jewish Businesses in Downtown Asheville from 1880-1990

Hiden Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville 1 University Heights, Asheville, NC, United States

Developed by JHNC board member Sharon Fahrer and Jan Schochet in 2005, this traveling exhibition documents Asheville’s rich Jewish history. The exhibition will be on display at Ramsey Library through November. Free and open to the public, consult the University's website for updated hours due to COVID. The exhibition is also available online.

the Art of our History

Click here to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89536786137 Or email Sarah Gindes for the recording; sarahg@jewishnc.org

free

Nosh History: Brisket Edition

Click here to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88632266615 Or email Sarah Gindes for a recording: sarahg@jewishnc.org

free

Explore Asheville’s Jewish History

“The Family Store & More: Exploring Some History of Asheville's Jewish Community” Did you know that Asheville’s downtown was home to 450 Jewish businesses between 1880-1990? Join Sharon Fahrer, Owner of History@Hand, for a walk through the history of Jewish Asheville, seeing how the Jewish community has contributed to the landscape of western North Carolina.…

Explore Charlotte’s Jewish History

“Understanding our Past, Celebrating our Present, Visioning our Future: Jacobs-Jaffa Charlotte Jewish Heritage Tours” This session, led by Charlotte’s Jewish tour creators and facilitators, Susan Jacobs, Roz Cooper and Rabbi Judy Schindler, will shine a light on the uniqueness of Charlotte’s 165 years of Jewish history. Hear what motivated the tour founders to start this…

“Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” Traveling Exhibit Opening

North Carolina State Capitol 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC, United States

Come to an opening for "Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina" traveling exhibit at the State Capitol The North Carolina State Capitol will host the traveling exhibit “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” from April 1st to May 31st, 2022. Visitors to the Capitol can see this exhibit Monday-Friday, 9-5 and Saturdays 10-5.…

Virtual Curator’s Tour of “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina”

Jewish Heritage NC and NC State Capitol present a virtual opening and curator's talk for "Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina" The North Carolina State Capitol will host the traveling exhibit “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” from April 1st to May 31st, 2022. This exhibit features a timeline of Jewish history in…

Missing History: Jewish Life in Western North Carolina

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, May 19, at 6PM. This program airs live via Zoom. Little has been documented about the Jewish history of Western North Carolina, yet clues are all around us. Jews could be found in many towns including Brevard, Hendersonville, Statesville, Asheville, Rosman, Boone, Blowing Rock, Franklin, Sylva,…

$5 – $10

Exploring Raleigh’s Jewish History – Virtual Event

Did you know that in 1930 there were more than 20 Jewish-owned businesses downtown? Join us for a walk through the history of Jewish Raleigh to see how the Jewish community changed over the years from pioneering merchants to businessmen to scientists and innovators. Visit the sites and neighborhoods that once housed synagogues and homes…

B’rukhim Haba’im: Stories of Welcome

City of Raleigh Museum 220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC, United States

B’rukhim Haba’im: Stories of Welcome, an exhibit of filmed autobiographical stories by 21 Jewish seniors from across the Triangle, will be on display this summer at the City of Raleigh Museum. The tales mark the culmination of a month-long storytelling workshop. “In a time when seniors might have felt more socially or geographically isolated due…