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

Exhibitions: Traveling Exhibitions

For more information on exhibition rental, contact Wendy Turman at wturman@jhsgw.org or (202) 789-0900.

Voices of the Vigil

The story of our community's role in the struggle for freedom for Soviet Jewry. More information

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Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City

Stories of Jewish life in Civil-War Washington and across the river in Alexandria. A compact version of this exhibition is available. More information

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Jewish Washington:
Scrapbook of an American Community

Explore the rich and unique history of the Washington-area Jewish community from 1795 to the present.  A compact version of this exhibition is available. More information

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Through the Lens: Jerry Goldberg's Washington

Charts the growth and change in Washington's Jewish community through its buildings. Jerry Goldberg's photographs are exhibited with historic photographs of sites of more than 20 congregations and community organizations. Co-sponsored with Tifereth Israel Congregation. More information

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Ties that Bind: Washington-Area Jews and the Birth of the State of Israel

Chronicles the involvement of the Washington Jewish community in the struggle for Jewish statehood. More information

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"Don't Whisper a Prayer, Sing Aloud a Song of Peace": Yitzhak Rabin in Washington

Chronicles Yitzhak Rabin's life and work in the nation's capital, first as ambassador and then prime minister of Israel.  In cooperation with the Embassy of Israel. More information

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Louis D. Brandeis: An American Zionist

Follows Louis D. Brandeis, the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice and an influential American Zionist, from his youth to his role in organizations such as the Zionist Organization of America and Hadassah, describing his relationship with other influential Zionists. More information

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