Events in November 2017–January 2018
- Veterans Day Shabbat at the Museum
Veterans Day Shabbat at the Museum
Join us for a Veterans Day Shabbat service followed by activities and service projects to benefit veterans.
- Walking Tour: Jewish Sites at Arlington National Cemetery
Walking Tour: Jewish Sites at Arlington National Cemetery
In honor of Veterans Day, tour the cemetery and learn about the Jewish soldiers, politicians, and astronauts commemorated here. Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and explore sites related to Jewish and military history, including the Confederate Memorial by Sir Moses Ezekiel. Includes 2 miles of walking, some uphill.
In partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
- Annual Hanukkah Party
- Sons and Soldiers with Bruce Henderson
Sons and Soldiers with Bruce Henderson
Join us to hear Bruce Henderson speak about his fascinating new book, Sons and Soldiers. This gripping account tells the story of the German Jewish refugees who escaped the Nazis and were subsequently trained at Camp Ritchie, Maryland to be frontline interrogators of German POWs during WWII. Prior to the author presentation the JCC will show a free documentary of this incredible story. Come for an evening of film and storytelling.