North Bay

Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley

(707) 253-7305

Merged with Congregation Beth Shalom of Napa. For information, please contact synagogue at (707) 253-7305. Started in 2002 by Donna Dover Mendelsohn and Zoe Kahn Stein, the society continues to highlight the contributions of Jews to the Napa Valley and beyond through dynamic programming. Two books commissioned by the society —  “Under the Vine and the Fig Tree” by Lin Weber and “The Jews of Napa Valley” by Mendelsohn and Henry Michalski — highlight the invaluable contribution of Jewish merchants, winemakers and others toward the creation of Napa Valley.