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Rabbi Kurb and Mrs. Millie Goldstein teach Sunday School at B'nai Judah in Whiting, Indiana in 1943.

The Indiana Jewish Historical Society (IJHS) was founded in 1972. The organization is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, however holds events throughout the state. IJHS's mission is to collect, preserve, and publish information on the 250 years of Jewish Life in Indiana. IJHS is the only organization in the state which focuses exclusively on the entire Hoosier Jewish experience. The Indiana Jewish Historical Society's archive collection at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis contains more than 7,000 items of Jewish interest and the society continues to seek materials for the collection. As such, all of the collections have been academically cataloged and are listed on the internet. The Indiana Jewish Historical Society continues to actively collect articles and information with the communities assistance.

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Indiana Jewish Historical Society
5743 Wilkie Drive, No. 1
Fort Wayne, IN 46804