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Education

Education

We do classroom visits and walking tours!

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Voices of the Vigil

Voices of the Vigil

Highlights and successes of the exhibition's regional tour

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The archives are closed while the collections are relocating to an off-site facility in preparation 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

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Calendar

Sunday, August 28, 2016, 11:30 a.m (1:35 p.m. game time)

Grand Slam Sunday

Enjoy Nationals baseball with The Jewish Federation

Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Benefactor-Legacy Luncheon

Ellen Kassoff Gray will share stories and dishes from the book she co-authored with husband Chef Todd Gray

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Guardian-Benefactor Luncheon

Joan Nathan will speak about Washington's changing Jewish food scene

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

56th Annual Meeting

Celebrity chef Pati Jinich of Pati's Mexican Table will speak about her Jewish-Mexican roots

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Who are we?

Who are we?

Society's mission and history

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Jewish Food Experience

Jewish Food Experience

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