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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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Fall Holiday Closings

September 5 (Labor Day) | October 3-4 (Rosh Hashanah) | October 12 (Yom Kippur) | October 17-18 (Sukkot) | October 24-25 (Sukkot) | November 24 (Thanksgiving)

Archives 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

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

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 1:00 p.m.

Book Talk: Wartime Basketball

Douglas Stark will discuss World War II's effect on basketball in the U.S.

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The Brandeis Legacy

Learn about the continuing importance of Justice Louis D. Brandeis's constitutional ideas

September 2016, various dates

Downtown Walking Tours

Learn the Jewish history of the neighborhood now known as Chinatown/Penn Quarter

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

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Who are we?

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Jewish Food Experience

Jewish Food Experience

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