Upcoming Public Programs

Before Modernism: American Synagogue Architecture Before the Second World War

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Samuel Gruber explores how synagogue design and function reflects the history of American Judaism prior to World War II.

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Protection and Preservation of American Synagogues: Reviewing the Past and a Roadmap for the Future

Monday, April 20, 2015, Noon

Illustrated lecture by Dr. Samuel Gruber will tell the story of the documentation, protection and preservation of American Jewish historic sites.

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Walking Tour: Downtown D.C.

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Walking tour focusing on the diverse communities who have shaped this neighborhood as they occupied and transformed five former synagogue buildings.

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Dr. Jonathan Sarna at the National Archives

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Jonathan Sarna, renowned historian of American Judaism, returns to the National Archives for a discussion about his newest book, Lincoln and the Jews: A History.

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Walking Tour: Arlington National Cemetery

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

In-depth tour of sites of Jewish interest in Arlington National Cemetery

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