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

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

Object of the Month

Object of the Month

Ida Jervis Photograph of Equal Rights Amendment Rally, 1978

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Education

Education

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Calendar

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 1:35 p.m.

Grand Slam Sunday

Enjoy Nationals baseball with The Jewish Federation

Monday, August 31, 2015, 7:45-10:00 p.m.

Screening of Rosenwald

Learn how Julius Rosenwald joined with Booker T. Washington and African-American communities in the South to build schools during the early part of the 20th century

Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Noon - 1:00 p.m.

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Guardian Luncheon

Celebrating the centennial of the historic appointment of the first Jewish judge to the Supreme Court

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

55th Annual Meeting

Hear a firsthand account of the story behind Woman in Gold

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Highlights

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

Read more from us on this website by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

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