Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington Curatorial Team

  • Laura Cohen Apelbaum, Executive Director
  • Wendy Turman, Archivist
  • David McKenzie, Interpretive Programs Manager
  • Claire Uziel, Assistant Archivist
  • Rachel Ripps, Intern

Site design by Addison Hall Design, based on the original exhibition by The Design Minds, Inc.


Script Writer

  • Sharon L. Barry

Curatorial Advisors

  • Dr. Pamela S. Nadell, Inaugural Patrick Clendenen Professor of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program, American University
  • Dr. Marc Lee Raphael, Nathan Gumerick Chair of Judaic Studies, College of William and Mary

Exhibition Design

  • The Design Minds Inc.

Traveling Exhibition Printing and Fabrication

  • HBP, Inc.

Many thanks to those who supported the creation of this exhibition with their time, knowledge, and expertise:

Diana Cohen Altman; Marie Cohen; Jennifer Hammond; Rabbi Brett Isserow, Beth El Hebrew Congregation; Cheryl Kempler; Nathalie Lavine; Sherry Levy-Reiner; Rabbi Bruce Lustig, Washington Hebrew Congregation; Robert Marcus; Melissa Miller, Beth El Hebrew Congregation Archives Committee; Peggy Pearlstein; Barbara Shapiro

The exhibition Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City was designated an official program of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and Cultural Tourism DC’s program, Living the Legacy: Lincoln in Washington, DC

Companion Book Credits

Book editors

  • David Bruce Smith
  • Barbara Shapiro
  • Dr. Sherry Levy-Reiner