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

Publicity: Newsroom 2010

Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of Daily Vigil for Soviet Jewry
December 10, 2010 - Click here for publicity links.


Washington Jewish Week logo"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 New window icon


Washington Post mastheadJohn 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 New window icon


Jewish Lions Club donates banner to JHSGW, 2010Washington Jewish Week logoJewish 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.


Washington Post article August 3 2010Washington Post masthead

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 New window icon


Washington Jewish Week logoRaising 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 New window icon


Washington Jewish Week logoWalking 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 New window icon


People's District logoExecutive 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 New window icon


Examiner mastheadExecutive 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 New window icon


Jewish Daily Foward logoMuseum 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 New window icon