Events in May–July 2017
- Annual Memorial Day Shabbat Services at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Annual Memorial Day Shabbat Services at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
The National Museum of American Jewish Military History, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. and 6th & I Historic Synagogue will hold the Annual National Shabbat Service honoring the Jewish Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan. On this Memorial Day weekend, and hopefully countless Memorial Day weekends thereafter, we are also asking all of the synagogues throughout our nation and all Jewish organizations to read the names of these Fallen Heroes in memorial.
- Dupont-Kalorama Museum Consortium Walk Weekend
Dupont-Kalorama Museum Consortium Walk Weekend
Stretch your legs and your mind during the 34th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk June 3 and 4, 2017 from 11am-4pm
Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, NSCDA Museum & Headquarters, National Museum of American Jewish Military History (only open Sunday), The Phillips Collection, and Woodrow Wilson House.
- Jews and Baseball: Phil Wood
Jews and Baseball: Phil Wood
Phil Wood is the host of Nats Talk Live and a long-time radio personality in the D.C.-Baltimore area. He'll join us to discuss the history of Jews in baseball including Hank Greenberg and others who served in the military.