Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington | Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

Publicity: Testimonials

Youth Programs (info)

"Thank you so much for leading us on a wonderful tour yesterday.  The students and I enjoyed the learning, the chance to see the historic sites and the neighborhood, and to get to know a bit more about you and Jewish Washington. I appreciate your enthusiasm and your warmth in welcoming us and teaching us."
Rabbi Peter W. Stein, Temple Sinai, Cranston, RI

"Thank you for making this program happen. We are very grateful that we chose to participate."
Barry Smith, Director of Education, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, VA

"Today was fantastic!  You did a superb job of keeping the students interested and listening to what you had to say [about Jewish sites in Arlington National Cemetery].  They understood right away - from the way you presented everything - that this was a special place which needed to be treated with respect... I can't thank you enough for...making this a very memorable and important trip for our students."
Adas Israel Education Staff, Washington, D.C.

"Thank you so very much for the outstanding experience you presented to our 6th graders during their visit in April. The students were so appreciate of the knowledge they gained."
Rockwern Academy Faculty, Cincinnati, OH

"The Congregation Beth El 7th Graders (and this dad) had a great time on our walking tour this past Sunday. Thanks so much!"
Adam Kuhn, parent, Congregation Beth El, Bethesda, MD

"Thanks for putting together an excellent and useful program."
Mike Kurtzig, Teacher, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, VA

Living History Show (info)

Anna Shulman living history show

Actress Susan Holliday as Anna Shulman at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

"Thanks so much for making [this living history show, Anna Shulman: Queen of H Street] available. The participants at the Northern Virginia JCC were totally captivated. [The actress] did a great job of recreating the life and flavor of Anna Shulman. I loved the way she involved the audience."
Rabbi Jonathan Perlman, former Associate Director, Philanthropic Giving, United Jewish Endowment Fund of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

"On behalf of the Mitzvah class and myself I thank you again for your delightful performance of Anna Shulman: The Queen of H Street. You were terrific!... Your performance was not only very enjoyable and interesting but very informative as well... You clearly held the students' interests by your performance and by allowing them to participate and be part of it. "
Kehila Chadasha Education Staff, Bethesda, MD

"Marvelous evening last night-you really enthused folks and accomplished something which few folks rarely achieve.  People shushed and listened!  Our compliments on a job beautifully done."
Sisterhood Co-President, Shaare Tefila Congregation, Silver Spring, MD