Current Exhibitions

Voices of the Vigil: D.C.‘s Soviet Jewry Movement

This award-winning exhibition tells the story of our community's role in the struggle for freedom for Soviet Jewry. In addition to holding a 20-year daily vigil across the street from the Soviet Embassy, Washington Jews organized rallies and marches, waged letter-writing campaigns to pressure politicians, sent packages and holiday greetings to refuseniks, and visited Jews in the Soviet Union.

June 1 - July 13, 2015
Agudas Achim Congregation
2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria, VA - Directions
Call (703) 998-6460 for visiting hours

August 1 - October 15, 2015
Beth El Hebrew Congregation,
3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA - Directions
Call (703) 370-9400 for visiting hours

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Through the Lens: Jeremy Goldberg’s Washington

In 1998, Jeremy Goldberg followed the path of Washington’s Jewish community by photographing the original and current sites of synagogues and other Jewish buildings. This exhibit traces Washington’s Jewish community from a tight cluster of late 19th-century synagogues downtown to new neighborhoods uptown and into the suburbs.

Ohev Sholom
1600 Jonquil Street, NW, Washington, D.C. - Directions
Call (202) 882-7225 for visiting information.

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