10th Annual Rice University Jewish Studies Lecture Series

Preserving Our Past: Stories from the Houston Jewish History Archive 
Oct 21, 23 & 28, 2018

The Beth Jacob Banner
The Beth Jacob Banner, c. 1945, Houston
Credit Jeff Fitlow, Rice University

Rabbi Dr. Jimmy Kessler
“You Mean There Really Are Jews in Texas?”

Sunday, Oct 21 | 4:00 PM

Dr. Joshua Furman
“Hidden Stars: The Beth Jacob Banner and Houston Jews in WWII”

Tuesday, Oct 23 | 7:30 PM

Dr. Melissa Kean
“Rice Institute and the Jews, 1896 to 1946”

Sunday, Oct 28 | 4:00 PM  

Online Registration Coming Soon!

This series is organized in part by the Program in Jewish Studies at Rice University and is made possible by the Maurice Amado Foundation.


For more information please contact Nomi Barancik at or 713.595.8190. 

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