- Events & Tours
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Museum Building Closed, Society Open
The historic 1876 synagogue 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 fall:
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Monday, September 10
Tuesday, September 18 after 1pm
Wednesday, September 19
Monday, September 24
Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23
Tuesday, December 25
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 3pm-5pm
Religious leaders will discuss taking a stand from a spiritual or religious perspective at this year's annual meeting and program
Sunday, September 30, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Learn what Jewish life and worship was like in the historic Seventh Street, NW, neighborhood from 1850 to 1950. The tour includes the sites of four former synagogues.