Temple Beth Sholom organized and led a bus tour of parts of Las Vegas that are significant in local Jewish history. Stops on the tour included Woodlawn Cemetery and the former Temple Beth Sholom campus on Oakey Boulevard. Narrator Arlene Blut gives the overview of the Jewish community, and Rabbi Felipe Goodman talks to tour participants at the cemetery. Former Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman speaks at the old synagogue along with Josh Abbey, whose mother created the stained glass windows at the temple.
Part of an interview with Daryl Alterwitz on November 8, 2014. In this clip, Alterwitz describes moving to Las Vegas as a teenager with his family, and meeting his good friend Robert Engel at Valley High School.
Part of an interview with Harry Sax on April 8, 2015. In this clip, Sax talks about bringing the Arby's franchise to Las Vegas in the 1960s after doing market research on the population here. He and his partner realized the correlation between disposable income and access to retail that allowed them to be successful.
This video consists of three parts: an introduction by Rabbi Tecktiel and two roundtable discussions led by Barbara Tabach. The groups discuss their involvement with Midbar Kodesh and life in Las Vegas.
This study was conducted in 1995 when an "estimated 55,600 Jews live[d] in 29,100 Jewish households in the Las Vegas area. An additional 11,200 plus non-Jewish persons live[d] in these households, for a total of 66,900 people living in Jewish Las Vegas households."
Art Marshall is one of the founders of the Marshall-Rousso chain of women's dress shops that started in casinos in Las Vegas. He is also a banker, a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission, is active in the Anti-Defamation League and the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas, is an art collector, and is a philanthopist, especially for Jewish faith-based causes and for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.