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Today’s events are tomorrow’s history.

Preserving the stories and records that make up the history of the Knoxville and East Tennessee Jewish community, the Archives consists of a collection of documents, photographs, video and oral interviews, and other media related to the people and the organizations of the area. The Archives makes these materials accessible for research into genealogy, community history and local Jewish organizations.

The Archives is not only a repository of material, it helps form a story ...more


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Archives Contact Information

The KJA Archives are open for research during most months of the year on the second, third, and fourth Mondays from 1-5 p.m., and by appointment at other times.

During the summer months when camp is in session the Archives are open some Monday evenings by appointment.

Please call 690-6343 before 4:30 p.m. (or contact the archivist by e-mail) to make an appointment since someone will have to come to the door to let researchers in during evening hours.

Check the KJA calendar for confirmation as some Mondays the Archivist will not be available.

Located at the Knoxville Jewish Alliance AJCC, 6800 Deane Hill Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919, (865) 690-6343

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