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We are the only organization in the Greater Washington, D.C. area dedicated to collecting, preserving and presenting the history of the local Jewish community.
Sunday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is free, but a $2.00 donation from non-members is very much appreciated.
We are located at the corner of 3rd and G streets, NW and we are easily accessible by the Metrorail system.
Take the Red Line to Judiciary Square. Exit the station at the National Building Museum. Walk to the right one and a half blocks to Third Street, NW Walk to the left one block to G. We are located on the corner of Third and G streets, NW
The Museum - the historic Adas Israel Synagogue.
As a beautiful artist's expression. The synagogue was dedicated in 1876 and used by ht e Congregation until 1907. In 1969, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington saved the building from demolition. Since 1974, it has housed the Lillian and albert Small Jewish Museum.
Today, with some remnants of today's traffic.
Sisterhood's Red Cross volunteers, World War I.
Courtesy of the Washington Hebrew Congregation.
Our current exhibit: Tzedakah: Jewish Women Creating a Capital Community, 1895-1948.
B'nai B'rith Women: Argo Chapter
First Anniversary luncheon, 1939. Jewish Historical Society Collection.
Laura Cohen Apelbaum, Executive Director
Wendy Turman, Archivist/Curator
Caren S. Oberg, Director of Programming (Adult Programs)
Lauren Brownstein, Director of Education (School and Family Programs)
Stephanie Silverstein, Director of Outreach
Joel Wind, Director of Administration
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