Upcoming Public Programs

Help Make a Museum!

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Help us plan our new regional Jewish Museum at one of our upcoming workshops.

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The Release of Natan Sharansky: The Back Story

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Former FBI agent John Martin discusses the behind-the-scenes negotiations leading to the release of former Soviet refusenik Anatoly (Natan) Sharansky.

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Penn Quarter Hamantschen Sale

Through Monday, March 6, 2017 5:00 p.m.

Get your hamentaschen for Purim!

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Women’s History Month with Marione Ingram

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Activist, author, and Holocaust survivor Marione Ingram will speak in conversation with the Foundation for Jewish Studies’ Dr. Lauren Strauss about her role in the Civil Rights movement and how Marione’s experiences shaped her life.

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Jewish Washington in World War I

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Tour NMAJMH’s core exhibition with a special focus on World War I and hear from JHS curator Christiane Bauer on treasures from our collection related to the involvement of Jewish Washingtonians in “The Great War.”

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Jewish American Heritage Month Lecture with Dr. David Dalin

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Rabbi Dr. David G. Dalin will speak about his hot-off-the-press book, Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan, in conversation with former Solicitor General Seth Waxman. 

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