Jacobs-Jaffa Charalotte Jewish Heritage Tour
Understanding our past. Celebrating our present. Visioning our future.
In their own voices... messages from our pioneering and prominent Jewish Charlotteans.
Voices of our Past
Courtesy of the Charlotte Jewish Historical Society in conjunction with the J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collection
Herman Blumenthal oral history interview, 1989 February 2
Long-time Charlotte resident and civic activist Herman Blumenthal discusses the Jewish experience in Charlotte beginning upon his arrival in the 1930s.
Arthur Goodman Jr. oral history interview, 1990 April 22
Longtime Charlotte resident Arthur Goodman Jr. recalls his memories of life as a member of the city's Jewish community during the twentieth century.
Blanche Jaffa and Ben Jaffa Jr. oral history interview, 1990 April 22
Blanche Jaffa and her son, Ben Jaffa, Jr., discuss their experiences as members of Charlotte's Jewish community beginning in the 1920s.