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Tablet Magazine logo Jewish online magazine spotlights Jewish life in the national capital during the Civil War
July 15, 2009

Curatorial Associate David McKenzie speaks about the Jewish Historical Society's exhibition Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City. >> read article New window icon


Library of Congress logoJewish American Heritage Month events at the Library of Congress

May 19, 2009

Laura Apelbaum, Executive Director, and Wendy Turman, Archivist/Curator, speak in this webcast about Jewish life in D.C. and Alexandria during the Civil War. >> watch the video New window icon


Moment magazine logoHighlighted in national Jewish magazine's "Jewish American Heritage Guide"

May/June 2009

"In recognition of May as Jewish American Heritage Month, Moment is delighted to present...this first annual guide. We invite you to use it as a starting point for your journeys and discover the dynamic Jewish cultural organizations that exist, sometimes in the least expected places." >> see listing New window icon


Alexandria Gazette Packet logoExhibition hanging at The Lyceum

March 12, 2009

Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community receives warm welcome in historic Alexandria venue. >> read article New window icon


Washington Jewish Week logoJHSGW Board Member Finds 1948 Flag-raiser

August 30, 2008

Israeli flag raising 1948Spurred by our Jewish American Heritage Month poster, Diane Wattenberg located the boy who raised the flag of the new State of Israel at the Jewish Agency on Massachusetts Avenue. Now a professor at the Technion: Israel Institute for Technology in Haifa, Oren Zinder shared his memories of the experience. >> read article New window icon


Executive Director Laura Apelbaum Interviewed

November 3 and 4, 2007

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Laura Apelbaum interview in The Examiner


Library of Congress logoLecture on Jewish Washington

October 18, 2007

Laura Apelbaum, Executive Director, and Wendy Turman, Archivist/Curator, speak in this webcast about the history of the Jewish community in the national capital region. >> watch the video New window icon


Executive Director Laura Apelbaum on local television news (04:22)

Channel 9 News - September 4, 2007


Society Purchases New Home

A "new" 100-year-old building provides program space within steps of the historic 1876 synagogue. >> read more New window icon


Southern Jewish Historical Society logoSouthern Jewish Historians Convene in Bethesda, MD

November 1 - 4, 2007

Welcome to the annual conference of the Southern Jewish Historical Society (SJHS), "Honoring the Past for the Sake of the Future."
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The Free Lance-Star logoJewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community review
"Part history lesson, part celebration"

August 18, 2005

Review deems exhibition "both informative and inspirational". >> read article New window icon


Washington Post mastheadThe Temple That Traveled

August 12, 2005

"A piece of D.C. Jewish history was spared the wrecking ball, but can it ever go home again?" >> read article New screen icon