Happy Hanukkah: National Menorah Lighting Ceremony (photos)
On Sunday, Nov. 28, the first night of the eight-day Jewish holiday, thousands attended the 2021 National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, just across from the White House […]
Hundreds Rally in D.C. Against Antisemitism (photos)
Hundreds gathered near the U.S. Capitol on the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Sunday July 11 — many wearing blue hats expressing “#NoFear” — to protest the “unprecedented outburst […]
Oldest Synagogue Building Moves to New D.C. Site (photos)
Before becoming a museum, the building served as an African American church, a Greek Orthodox church, various eateries, a barbershop, a bicycle store and a dental practice.
Celebrating Hanukkah at National Menorah Lighting (photos)
This year marked the 40th lighting of the National Menorah, a free event, open to the public, that dates back to 1979, when Jimmy Carter was president.
Profs & Pints: When Jews Saved Monticello
Profs and Pints presents: “When Jews Saved Monticello,” with Marc Leepson, journalist, historian, author, and adjunct history instructor. Monticello is not just a great place to learn about Thomas Jefferson. […]
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Marks 25 Years (photos)
The museum’s 25th Anniversary National Tribute Dinner on April 9, during the Days of Remembrance, was attended by more than 1,700 persons, including 138 holocaust survivors and their families.
Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)
The Air Force Band and the “Three Cantors” provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.