- Events & Tours
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Museum Building Closed, Society Open
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum 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 fall:
Thursday, November 23
Thursday, November 2 - Sunday, November 12, 2017
The WJMF returns with an exciting line-up of concerts showcasing the diaspora of global Jewish music. The Festival spans genres including hip-hop, classical, cantorial, jazz and bossa nova.
Thursday, November 2 - Sunday, November 5, 2017
This year’s conference will explore 1968 and the civil unrest as a pivotal moment in the history of the District, the history of activism in the area, and the dynamics race, politics, governance, and history played in the events.
Sunday, November 5, 201, 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Join JHS at George Mason University for a day devoted to Jewish learning, with thought-provoking sessions designed to nourish your spiritual growth and stimulate your intellectual journey.
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
In honor of Veterans Day, tour Arlington National Cemetery.
Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
New JHS Executive Director Kara Blond will share her vision for our future museum and updates on the project. The meeting will also include the election of incoming board members, silent auction, and reception.