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Biographies
 Jewish Communities in the South

The Jewish Historical Society of Memphis and the Mid-South focuses primarily on Jewish communities in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.  Learn about communities in these states as well as others in the southern United States through the Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities published online by the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life.


                  
Alabama
Arkansas

Florida


Georgia
Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina
Oklahoma South Carolina Tennessee Texas
Virginia


             
    

Click on a state name above to see a list of communities in that state on the Encyclopedia website.
Then click on the name of each individual town to read a history of the Jewish community there.