- Events & Tours
Beginning May 10, 2016, the archives will be closed as the staff prepares to move the collections to an off-site facility in advance of the upcoming move of the historic 1876 synagogue. Limited research service via telephone and email may be available but the object, archival, and photograph collections will be inaccessible through August, 2016. Learn more
Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Learn about the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood.
Sunday, May 15, 2016, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Learn what Jewish life and worship was like in the historic Seventh Street, NW, neighborhood from 1850 to 1950.
Monday, May 16, 2016, Noon-1:00 p.m.
In partnership with the Library of Congress's Hebraic Section and the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Gary P. Zola discusses his book, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, a Documentary History
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Noon-1:00 p.m.
Dr. Zola will share insights about his work at the American Jewish Archives and the role of archives in preserving history.