Publicity: Newsroom 2010
Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of Daily Vigil for Soviet Jewry
December 10, 2010 - Click here for publicity links.
"D.C., this is your (Jewish) Life:
Historical society marks its 50th anniversary"
October 7, 2010
Feature on the Society's 50th anniversary program.>> read article
John Kelly on District Grocery Stores
October 2, 2010
When a reader asks columnist John Kelly about the DGS cooperative, he recommended our online exhibition about local grocery stores. >> read article
Jewish Lions Club donates World
War II banner
September 13, 2010
After loaning the banner for two previous Society exhibitions, the Jewish Lions Club donated the artifact to the Society's archival collection of Jewish Teen Life memorabilia.
Check out October's Object of the Month to learn more about the history of the Jewish Lions Club.
Click on the image at right to enlarge and read.
The future move of the Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
August 3, 2010
Discussion of the plans to move the historic synagogue as part of a major downtown development project.>> read article and view accompanying slideshow
Raising funds for memorial to Jewish chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery
June 23, 2010
With plans set for a monument honoring Jewish chaplains to be dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington initiated a campaign to help raise funds to create a new glossy brochure of Jewish sites in the cemetery.>> read article
Walking Tour of Arlington National Cemetery Honors Jews Who Served
May 26, 2010
Every May during Jewish American Heritage Month, the Jewish Historical Society's volunteer tour guides offer a walking tour of Jewish sites in Arlington National Cemetery. >> read article
Executive Director Laura Apelbaum interviewed for local blog
May 12, 2010
Laura Apelbaum spoke about her history, local Jewish history, and her hopes for the community's future >> read article
Executive Director Laura Apelbaum spotlighted in the "The 3-Minute Interview"
February 22, 2010
Laura Apelbaum spoke about the Society's new book Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City. >> read interview
Museum featured in national Jewish newspaper
January 6, 2010
Scholar Jenna Joselit highlighted the Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum in her monthly column, The Wonders of America. >> read article