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The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

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Object of the Month

Bumper sticker and “VOTE FRANK RICH” stamp, 1974

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Noon - 1:00 p.m.

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Walking Tour: Arlington National Cemetery

Tour of sites of Jewish interest in Arlington National Cemetery

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray, and the Great Days of Baseball on the Home Front in WWII

How America’s favorite pastime triumphed — and perhaps even helped the country win World War II

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18, Berlin

Gripping true-life story of successful claim of a property seized by the Nazis in Germany.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Guardian Luncheon

Celebrating the centennial of the historic appointment of the first Jewish judge to the Supreme Court

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Who are we?

Who are we?

Society's mission and history

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We're moving again!

We're moving again!

The 1876 historic synagogue is moving and we're building a new museum beside it.

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Jewish Food Experience

Jewish Food Experience

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