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Entries from 2011

Archivist/Curator Wendy Turman on local NPR

October 24, 2011

The Kojo Nnamdi Show featured an interview with Wendy Turman about local Jewish life during the Civil War.

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Historic posthumous pardon discussed

September 14, 2011

The Society's Guardian Luncheon featured speaker was Dale Schwartz, the Atlanta lawyer who helped secure a posthumous pardon for Leo Frank.

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Spotlight on local Jewish American Heritage Month events

September 1, 2011

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.

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Honoring 20 Years of JHSGW Service

July 28, 2011

On July 21, 2011, following the unveiling of the Society's online catalog, the Society honored Janice Goldblum for her 20 years of service to the Collections Committee.

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Partnership in Ford’s Theatre’s “Lincoln Legacy Project”

April 25, 2011

The Jewish Historical Society is working with Ford's Theatre to support the Fall 2011 production of Parade, a musical about the Leo Frank case.

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Announcing our new online catalog

  • July 21, 2011

    Cultural Tourism DC spread the news.

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  • July 22, 2011

    Blogger Rachel Mauro, who writes about Jewish life in Washington, D.C., described our online-catalog launch event for her readers.

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Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.

March 31, 2011

Executive Director Laura Apelbaum shares her top five favorite places that are special or unique to Washington, D.C.

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Interpretive Programs Manager featured in “The 3-Minute Interview”

February 15, 2011

David McKenzie speaks about the importance of his work and a bit of D.C. Jewish history.

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Historic synagogue highlighted in prominent D.C. blog

February 11, 2011

A brief history of the building is given in widely-read local blog.

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