The Faces of Margraten Seeking Photos of Jewish Soldiers Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery

The Faces of Margraten and Fields of Honor Database are seeking photographs of Jewish soldiers buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten. This project was created by the Dutch non-profit organization Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven as an effort to honor the Americans who served in World War II and particularly the 10,023 buried at Margraten. Read more about The Faces of Margraten Seeking Photos of Jewish Soldiers Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery[…]

Hanukkah Party at the Museum – December 14th, 6:30 pm

Join us at our annual Hanukkah Party for latkes, jelly doughnuts, gelt and song! Explore the museum and we’ll eat, play games and sing. We’ll also look at the ways Jews in the American military have continued the tradition of the Maccabees. Tour the museum at 6:00 before the party begins at 6:30. Musicians to Read more about Hanukkah Party at the Museum – December 14th, 6:30 pm[…]

Celebrate Shabbat and Support Veterans on Veterans Day at the Museum

Honor veterans on Veterans Day Shabbat at the museum on Saturday, November 11th. 10am – Noon – Shabbat Service  Noon – 3pm – Veterans Day Service Project Join us at the museum between to put together care packages for hospitalized veterans. What to bring: Toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable razors, sample size cans of shaving cream, Read more about Celebrate Shabbat and Support Veterans on Veterans Day at the Museum[…]

Upcoming Holiday Closures

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History will be closed for the upcoming holiday observances: Thursday and Friday, September 21 – 22 – Rosh Hashana Thursday and Friday, October 5 – 6 – Sukkot Thursday, October 12 – Shemini Atzeret Friday, October 13 – Simchat Torah

Jews and Baseball with Phil Wood – July 10

Mon, July 10, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Phil Wood is the host of Nats Talk Live, the official post-game radio show of the Washington Nationals. He’s a long-time radio personality in the D.C.-Baltimore area and an expert on the history of baseball. He’ll join us to discuss the history of Jews in baseball Read more about Jews and Baseball with Phil Wood – July 10[…]

Sunday, June 4th – 34th Annual Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium Walk Weekend

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 34th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 3rd and 4th). Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, Read more about Sunday, June 4th – 34th Annual Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium Walk Weekend[…]

May 26th – Annual National Memorial Day Shabbat

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History presently lists 56 identified Jewish service people who have given their lives in defense of our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. On this Memorial Day weekend, and hopefully countless Memorial Day weekends thereafter, we are asking all of the synagogues Jewish organizations throughout our nation to read Read more about May 26th – Annual National Memorial Day Shabbat[…]

April 2nd, 1:00 pm – Frank Lavin – Home Front to Battlefront

Frank Lavin, author of Home Front to Battlefront will join us to discuss the World War II experiences of Carl Lavin. Carl Lavin was a high school senior in Canton, Ohio, when Pearl Harbor was attacked. In his freshman year of college, he joined the reserves, a decision that would take him with the US Read more about April 2nd, 1:00 pm – Frank Lavin – Home Front to Battlefront[…]

February 18th, 10:45am – True Honor Film Preview

Join us at 10:45 am at the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport for a preview screening of the in-progress documentary True Honor. True Honor presents the incredible and inspiring stories of 17 American Jewish heroes who received the Nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor. This includes the story of Tibor Rubin, a Holocaust Read more about February 18th, 10:45am – True Honor Film Preview[…]