Events & Tours

Guardian-Benefactor Luncheon with Director Lonnie Bunch

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Talk-of-the-town Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution, will speak about the joys and challenges his team faced on the journey to build their new museum. We look forward to learning from Director Bunch as we embark on an adventure of our own to create a new Jewish museum in Washington!

Kimpton Hotel Monaco
700 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. -- Directions

A special event in honor of our Guardian-Benefactor members.

For more information, contact Samantha Abramson at or 202-789-0900

57th JHS Annual Meeting

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
57th JHS Annual Meeting

Early into her tenure, new JHS Executive Director Kara Blond will discuss her vision for our new museum and highlight the next steps in making our dream a reality. The meeting will also include our election of officers and tribute to outgoing president Russell Smith. A dessert reception and silent auction follow the program.  

At B'nai Israel Congregation | 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

Free and open to the public. Advanced registration requested online | | 202-789-0900 

*To defray expenses associated with this event, there is a suggested $20 per person donation.
**Premium reserved seating available at the Program Sponsor ($50) & Underwriter ($100) levels.