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.

Pioneer Jews of the Gold Rush

Victoria Fisch has been helping people find their family history for over twenty years. She is president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento, and the northern California editor of Western States Jewish History, a quarterly journal in which her articles frequently appear.

Date: Jan, 18, 2015 Time: 4 PM • 5:30 PM
Place: Congregation Beth Shalom

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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.