- Events & Tours
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Museum Building Closed, Society Open
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum may be closed until the completion of our new museum, but the Jewish Historical Society is still open!
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of activities on H Street, NE -- a neighborhood rich in Jewish history and culture. Start with a walking tour exploring the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood, and then stick around for a performance and post-show discussion of The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith by the Mosaic Theater Company at the historic Atlas Performing Arts Center.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
The triumphant story told by Zuzana Ruzickova, 90, and how she became a world-famous harpsichordist and interpreter of Bach in Czechoslovakia, despite three years in concentration camps and forty years of communist persecution.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Civil rights lawyer Philip Hirschkop, best known for Loving vs. Virginia, speaks at this year's luncheon.
Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Save the date!
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.