We explore the unique Jewish heritage of Washington as a hometown and as the nation’s capital.

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

Object of the Month

Object of the Month

Bumper sticker and “VOTE FRANK RICH” stamp, 1974

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Fall Holiday Closings

Labor Day: September 7
Rosh Hashanah : September 14-15
Yom Kippur: September 23
Sukkot: September 28-29, October 5-6
Thanksgiving: November 26

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Monday, August 31, 2015, 7:45 - 10:00 p.m.

Screening of Rosenwald

Learn how Julius Rosenwald joined with Booker T. Washington and African-American communities in the South to build schools during the early part of the 20th century

Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Noon - 1:00 p.m.

The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival

Speaker: Professor Wallace J. Mlyniec of Georgetown University Law Center

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Dina Gold, author of Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18, Berlin

This gripping true-life story is the first written account of a successful claim of a property seized by the Nazis in Germany.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Guardian Luncheon

Celebrating the centennial of the historic appointment of the first Jewish judge to the Supreme Court

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

55th Annual Meeting

Hear a firsthand account of the story behind Woman in Gold

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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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