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Entries from 2014

Post Columnist Speaks at Annual Meeting

December 11, 2014

Ruth Marcus, columnist for The Washington Post, was the featured speaker at our annual meeting. Her remarks on being a mensch while being a journalist were covered in the Washington Jewish Week.

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Saving the 415 M Street Synagogue Mural

Thanks to many generous donors, we raised $20,000 to rescue original portions of Washington's only known synagogue mural.

The Charmed Life of Charmed Bracelets

July 10, 2014

Exploration of the cultural phenomenon of charm bracelets in the lives of American Jewish women features two bracelets from our collection.

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Campaign for 415 M Street Synagogue Mural

In the Spring, we learned this former synagogue building was going to be converted to condos, and the city would lose its only known synagogue mural.

Community Origins

April 11, 2014

The beginnings of our Jewish community, history of our historic building and community, and our plans for the future. 

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The Future Jewish Museum

March 12, 2014

Interview with Executive Director Laura Apelbaum about the museum's expansion in a coming downtown development.

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Discovering the Beatles’ Signature

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first concert in the United States, a new addition to our archival collection included a surprising find: A personal note from the band!

  • April 29, 2014

    An explanation with videos of how the hidden message was revealed.

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  • February 10, 2014

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  • February 11, 2014

    By columnist John Kelly

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  • February 18, 2014

    Follow-up to Kelly's first story

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Voices of the Vigil Exhibition

  • September 3, 2014

    Review in the Forward's blog, "The Arty Semite"

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  • January 23, 2014

    Exhibition Community Advisory Chair, Norm Goldstein, reminices about the Soviet Jewry movement

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  • January 21, 2014

    Featured in "Art Beat," a daily one-minute update on arts and culture events in the region.

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