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.

Jews. food and family in 20th Century San Francisco

Erica J Peters, PhD presents the fascinating story of the iconic foods and neighborhoods of Jewish San Francisco including the bakeries, butchers and elegant dinner parties. Ms. Peters is Director of the Culinary Historians of Northern Californa and recently authored, San Francisco: A Food Biography.

Date: Oct. 12, 2014 Time: 4 PM • 6 PM
Place: Valley Club Circle Clubhouse
Directions: Take Big Ranch Road north of Trancas .2 miles, turn left at Garfield Lane, turn left into Valley Club .01 miles.

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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.