Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

The oldest local ethnic historical society in Rhode Island.


Find out what projects the RIJHA is currently working on.

Digitial Archives

We have digitized a lot of the major parts of our collection that people have told us they want to access online; including Obituaries, RIJH Notes, and the Jewish Voice & Herald.

research services

Research Services

Use our extensive archive and research services to research your family’s history in RI! We are happy to assist with genealogy and any other research request you have.

Welcome to the RIJHA Website!

The RIJHA’s Annual Spring Meeting, “An Evening in the Archive” is scheduled for Sunday, May 22nd at 7pm via Zoom. 

Please contact us on Facebook or through the office to obtain the Zoom information for the meeting. 

Check out the details of the meeting under our “News” page!