The interviews with Jews in Utah collection (1982-1988) is part of a project funded by the Utah Endowment for the Humanities and undertaken by the Oral History Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah. Events recalled by the interviewees span the time period from the 1880s to 1986. Common themes include family life, immigration, relations with the LDS community, religious activity, the unification of the congregations Montefiore and B'nai Israel, Jewish businesses and organizations, and World War II.
The Jewish oral history project audio recordings (1972-1982) document the experiences of various people of the Jewish community in Utah and surrounding areas. The American West Center conducted this and other ethnic oral history projects in an attempt to record the experiences Utah's eithnic minorities.