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

Exhibitions: Past Exhibitions

The Way We Were: Beginnings of Jewish Community and Commerce in Washington (1980–1981)

In the Beginning: Jewish Life in Washington and Alexandria 1850–1910 (1981)

From My Grandmother’s Trunk, an exhibit recalling the Eastern European immigrant experience 1881–1921 (1981–1982)

A Golden Legacy: Treasures of Washington’s Sephardic Jews (1982–1983)

Aleph-Bet Children’s Art Exhibit (1983)

JCC on the Move 1923–1983 (1983)

The Old Bunch: Images of the Jewish Community Along H Street NE (1984–1985)

We Came Through Ellis Island (1985–1986)

A Kaleidoscope: Thirty Years at Kaufman Camp (1986)

The World of Four and a Half Street: The Jewish Community of Old Southwest Washington (1986–1987)

Pictures From Our Past (1987–1988)

ARGO Unit 5399, B’nai B’rith Washington D.C. Celebrates 125 Years of Service (1989)

Our Israel Connections (1988–1989)

History Through the Camera’s Eye, an exhibit of news photographs by photojournalist Ida Jervis (1989–1990)

Open for Business, a nostalgic look at Jewish-owned business in Silver Spring, Maryland 1926–1964 (1989–1990)

On and Off the Field, Six Decades of Washington’s Jewish Athletes (1990–1991)

A Life at the Movies, The Story of Washington’s Jewish Movie Theater (1991–1993)

Louis D. Brandeis: American Zionist (1992–1993)

V is for Victory: Washington Jews Respond to World War II 1938–1946 (1993)

Half a Day on Sunday: Jewish Owned “Mom & Pop” Grocery Stores (1993–1996)

"Don’t Whisper a Prayer, Sing Aloud A Song of Peace" Yitzhak Rabin in Washington (1995–1996)

Tzedakah: Jewish Women Creating a Capital Community, 1895–1948 (1996–1997)

Ties That Bind: Washington Area Jews and the Birth of Israel 1938–1950 (1998)

Power Lunches: Milton S. Kronheim Sr.’s Washington, 1888–1986 (1999–2002)

Members of the Club: Jewish Teen Life in Washington, 1920s–1960s (2000–2001)

  Image from exhibit about a Jewish movie theater

Palace Theatre. Image from A Life at the Movies, The Story of Washington’s Jewish Movie Theaters

Image from exhibit about Jewish athletes

Aaron Silverman, 1948. Image from On and Off the Field, Six Decades of Washington’s Jewish Athletes

Image from exhibit about Jewish teens

Reflecting the growing importance of teen culture in American life, Paula Pascal and Fred Goldberg enjoy a Jewish high school fraternity dance, 1955. Image from Members of the Club: Jewish Teen Life in Washington