- Events & Tours
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Museum Building Closed, Society Open
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum is temporarily closed as we create our new museum, but the Jewish Historical Society is still open!
Please note that our offices are closed on the following days this winter:
Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 15
Monday, February 19
Council of American Jewish Museums Conference
Monday, February 26 - Wednesday, February 28
During these days, many of our staff will be attending the conference and will be in and out of the office.
Friday, March 30 (after 1pm)
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 10 a.m. to Noon
At this family-friendly program in conjunction with Good Deeds Day, we’ll learn about ways to help asylum seekers and pack baby kits for these families in the Washington area in need.
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 3:00- 5:00 p.m.
Come and hear the powerful words of local Jewish and Black teens as we join together as one community.
Sunday, May 13, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
More than 75 Jewish-owned businesses once lined H Street, NE. Learn about the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood.
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7 p.m.
The Unlikely Alliance to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park: A panel discussion with filmmaker Ilana Trachtman and former protesters