Congregation Shaareth Israel

Lubbock, Texas

Our History:

Feldman Dinner

An account of the Feldman Dinner 2/11/1995 held on the Synagogue's 10th anniversary, honoring Marvin Feldman, first Jew born in Lubbock (1927) and the person responsible for building our current synagogue.

1920's - 1995

An account of Lubbock and West Texas Jewry, going back to the first Jewish settlers in the 1920's from one of our founding members.

List of Lubbock Rabbis

Chronology of the Jewish leaders in Lubbock.

The Goldring-Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life

The Institute of Southern Jewish Life History Department is dedicated to documenting and preserving the legacy of Jewish life in the South. Dr Stuart Rockoff, born in Fort Worth and raised in Houston, Texas has researched the histories of Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene, Odessa, etc. .

20th Century Rabbis in Texas

Jewish Stars in Texas by Hollace Weiner, 1999, covers Rabbis and Jewish life in Texas, including a chapter about our former Rabbi Alex Kline.