Entries from 2011
Archivist/Curator Wendy Turman on local NPR
The Kojo Nnamdi Show featured an interview with Wendy Turman about local Jewish life during the Civil War.
Historic posthumous pardon discussed
The Society's Guardian Luncheon featured speaker was Dale Schwartz, the Atlanta lawyer who helped secure a posthumous pardon for Leo Frank.
Spotlight on local Jewish American Heritage Month events
Connects, a newsletter of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, praised the partnership and activities of the Society and Jewish Community Relations Council during the past three Jewish American Heritage Months.
Holocaust Remembrance Day Program
Scott Miller, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, spoke about his experiences researching the fates of the passengers of the luxury liner St. Louis.
- The Voyage of the St. Louis (USHMM online exhibition)
- Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust (book by Scott Miller and Sara A. Ogilvie)
Announcing our new online catalog
Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.
Executive Director Laura Apelbaum shares her top five favorite places that are special or unique to Washington, D.C.
Interpretive Programs Manager featured in “The 3-Minute Interview”
David McKenzie speaks about the importance of his work and a bit of D.C. Jewish history.
Historic synagogue highlighted in prominent D.C. blog
A brief history of the building is given in widely-read local blog.