Hundreds Rally in D.C. Against Antisemitism (photos)

July 12, 2021

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)

January 10, 2019

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)

December 3, 2018

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

November 4, 2018

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)

April 11, 2018

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)

December 13, 2017

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.