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Anniversary of 1876 Synagogue Dedication

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Object of the Month

Central Food Markets marketing materials and photographs, 1970s-today

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Monday, May 18, 2015, Noon - 1:00 p.m.

“Reconstructing the Jewish History of Homestead, Pennsylvania”

In partnership with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington and the Library of Congress's Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Help Make a Museum!

Part of EntryPointDC's "After Dark" Shavuot experience for young professionals

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, Noon

“Last Call” Anniversary of the Synagogue’s Dedication

A celebration of the 139th anniversary of the synagogue's dedication

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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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