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Entries from 2010

“D.C., this is your (Jewish) Life: Historical Society marks its 50th anniversary”

October 7, 2010

Feature on the Society's 50th anniversary program.

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Jewish Lions Club donates World War II banner

September 13, 2010

After loaning the banner for two previous Society exhibitions, the Jewish Lions Club donated the artifact to the Society's archival collection of Jewish Teen Life memorabilia.

Check out the related Object of the Month post to learn more about the history of the Jewish Lions Club.

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The future move of the Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

August 3, 2010

Discussion of the plans to move the historic synagogue as part of a major downtown development project.

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Raising funds for memorial to Jewish chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery

June 23, 2010

With plans set for a monument honoring Jewish chaplains to be dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington initiated a campaign to help raise funds to create a new glossy brochure of Jewish sites in the cemetery.

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Executive Director Laura Apelbaum interviewed for local blog

May 12, 2010

Laura Apelbaum spoke about her history, local Jewish history, and her hopes for the community's future.

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Museum featured in national Jewish newspaper

January 6, 2010

Scholar Jenna Weissman Joselit highlighted the Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum in her monthly column, "The Wonders of America."

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