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Raise the Roof documentary screenings

Raise the Roof documentary screenings

Part of the Washington Jewish Film Festival

Object of the Month

Object of the Month

Mexican Pewter Salsa Bowl, 1950s

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Multiple February/March Screenings

Raise the Roof documentary screenings

Artists set out to reconstruct a replica of the stunning, mural-covered Gwozdziec synagogue.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Martin Frost & Tom Davis: The Partisan Divide

Martin Frost and Tom Davis, with great insight and skill, dissect the causes of legislative gridlock and offer a common sense, bi-partisan plan for making our Congress function again.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Bus Trip to the Jewish Museum of Maryland

A day trip to Baltimore to tour the new exhibition, “Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America.”

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Walking Tour: H Street, NE

Learn about the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood.

Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Walking Tour: Downtown D.C.

Learn what Jewish life and worship was like in the historic Seventh Street, NW, neighborhood from 1850 to 1950.

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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

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