- 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 fall:
Thursday, November 23
Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Preview the new Rosenwald DVD and hear from director Aviva Kempner and an all-star panel!
Sunday, November 5, 201, 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Join JHS at George Mason University for a day devoted to Jewish learning, with thought-provoking sessions designed to nourish your spiritual growth and stimulate your intellectual journey.
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
In honor of Veterans Day, tour Arlington National Cemetery.
Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
New JHS Executive Director Kara Blond will share her vision for our future museum and updates on the project. The meeting will also include the election of incoming board members, silent auction, and reception.
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lonnie Bunch of the National Museum of African American History and Culture talks about building a new museum.