- Events & Tours
The office and historic synagogue will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30.
As of May 10, 2016, the archives is closed as the staff prepares to move the collections to an off-site facility in advance of the upcoming move of the historic 1876 synagogue. Limited research service via telephone and email may be available but the object, archival, and photograph collections will be inaccessible through August 2016. Learn more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Gary P. Zola discusses his book, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, a Documentary History
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Noon-1:00 p.m.
Dr. Zola will share insights about his work at the American Jewish Archives and the role of archives in preserving history.
Thursday, June 9, 2016, Noon
Recognize those who have helped preserve a significant resource related to Jewish heritage in the Washington, D.C. region.
Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Ellen Kassoff Gray will share stories and dishes from the book she co-authored with husband Chef Todd Gray
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Joan Nathan will speak about Washington's changing Jewish food scene