Recent Entries

Over 200 years have passed since Isaac Polock arrived in the new capital. Washington’s Jewish community, now more than 200,000 people, is the sixth largest in the nation. Two centuries of entries in the community scrapbook tell stories of continuity and change, enduring tradition and adaptation to a changing city and an increasingly diverse community.

Today, Jewish Washingtonians continue to contribute — in voice and deed – to the evolving American Jewish experience.

Students with back packs

Students arriving at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School.

Courtesy of Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Students with back packs