The presence of Jews in Vicksburg, Mississippi can be traced back to the beginning of the nineteenth century. Despite this historic fact, as of today, the history of the Jews in Vicksburg, Mississippi has remained largely undocumented. The book, The Jews of Vicksburg, Mississippi, is a concise presentation of the life of the Jewish community of this historic town. Much of the information presented in this book has been newly discovered in local and national archives. After framing the geographical and historic context in which this community lived, the rest of the book presents various topics related to the Jewish life of the congregation including: the B'nai B'rith Club, confirmation, sisterhood, veterans, cemeteries etc. The information in each chapter is presented chronologically.