We explore the unique Jewish heritage of Washington as a hometown and as the nation’s capital.

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A Deli Called Friendship

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Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00 p.m.

“Voices of the Movement” Concert

Join the sing-a-long with musician Robyn Helzner, whose performances in the USSR inspired countless refuseniks. She presents a multimedia concert including protest songs from her experiences as a Soviet Jewry activist.

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Help Make a Museum!

Help us plan a new regional Jewish museum (projected opening 2020).
Program at Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

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Help us plan a new regional Jewish museum (projected opening 2020).
Program at Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum, Washington, D.C.

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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

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