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Visit the following websites for more information on Jewish history and life in the Appalachian region and the American South:

West Virginia Jewish History

Righteous Remnant: Jewish Survival in Appalachia

Southern Jewish Historical Society

Jewish  Museum of Maryland

Small Synagogues Across America

American Jewish Archives

Institute of Southern Jewish Life



Temple Beth El - Beckley, W.Va.

Congregation Ahavath Sholom - Bluefield, W. Wa

Temple B’nai Israel - Charleston, W. Va

Congregation B’nai Jacob - Charleston, W. Va.

B’nai Sholom Congregation - Huntington, W. Va.



Coalfield Jews - An Appalachian History
Deborah R. Weiner