Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley


The Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley is a non-profit organization that seeks to preserve our Jewish heritage by providing excellent programming and education to the Napa Valley.

Super Secret Spies in Hollywood

The Jewish Executives of the Motion Picture industry funded a covert fact finding operation to collect evidence of Nazi sedition in Los Angeles from 1933 to 1945. Hear about this heretofore untold sto.ry of how the Jews of Hollywood fought against Nazism in the U.S.

Laura Rosenzweig PhD will present her findings of this fascinating true story.

When: Sunday, October 4th, 2015 from 4 - 6 pm at
Where: Congregation Beth Shalom 1455 Elm St., Napa, CA.

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Photos from the 10th Anniversary Gala

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Dear JHSNV Members and Supporters:

The Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley (JHSNV) is pleased to announce our association with the virtual Jewish Museum of the American West.

Napa Valley Exhibition Hall

Board Member Lauren Chevlen is the curator of the Napa Valley Exhibition Hall.

Comprised of virtual "Exhibition Halls," JMAW has developed this online resource to educate and inform the public about the contributions made by Jewish settlers of the western United States.

Please visit the site at:

Click on the “Exhibition Halls” tab, then go to the community list under California to find Napa Valley Exhibition Hall.