JACKSON: Hinds County Print

http://www.isjl.org/history/archive/ms/jackson.htm has Jewish Community history and photos. [January 2009] "The first Jewish organization in the city was founded in 1860, when local Jewish merchants bought land for a future Jewish cemetery on North State Street.  The following year, fifteen families formally organized the Beth Israel congregation. "

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mssunflo/ has general Hinds County information. [August 2005]

Beth Israel Congregation - Reform, 5315 Old Canton Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it http://ms001.urj.net/ 601-956-6215 [August 2005]

http://www.isjl.org/history/archive/ms/historyofbethisraeljackson.htm has history and photos of Beth Israel.

Museum of Southern Jewish Experience Major Exhibit on Southern Jewish Culture in Jackson, Mississippi. [August 2005]

The 1919 Jewish population was 126 according to "Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States" pp. 330-583 in American Jewish Year Book 5680 September 25,1919 to Sept. 12, 1920; volume 21. Edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Comm. and submitted by Alan Hirschfeld. active as of November 1940 when visited by Turitz. See the Turitz book mentioned at the top of this page.

 

Beth Israel Cemetery: Beth Israel Cemetery: Beth Israel Congregation Office at 601-956-6215, 5315 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS 39211.

Burial list. [January 2009]

Dates from 1860 at North State St. at Pinehurst. Source: Eric J. Brock, Historic Preservation & Planning Consulting, P.O. Box 5877 Shreveport, LA 71135-5877. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "'; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text85525 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //--> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . and Julian H. Preisler, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Beth Israel cemetery was formed in 1860. It is still the only Jewish cemetery in Jackson. Source: Larry Brook, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [May 2005]


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