- Events & Tours
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Museum Building Closed, Society Open
The historic 1876 synagogue is temporarily closed as we create our new museum, but the Jewish Historical Society is still open!
Please note that our offices are closed on the following days this spring:
Monday, May 28
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 10 a.m. to Noon
At this family-friendly program in conjunction with Good Deeds Day, we’ll learn about ways to help asylum seekers and pack baby kits for these families in the Washington area in need.
May 2 - 13, 2018
The Jewish Historical Society is pleased to be co-presenting three films as part of the 28th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival.
Sunday, May 13, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
More than 75 Jewish-owned businesses once lined H Street, NE. Learn about the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood.
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7 p.m.
The Unlikely Alliance to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park: A panel discussion with filmmaker Ilana Trachtman and former protesters