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Publicity: Newsroom 2011


Washington Post mastheadLetter to the Editor about Chaplain Goode

October 28, 2011

Executive Director Laura Apelbaum wrote a letter to the Editor of the Washington Post with a clarification regarding Chaplain Alexander Goode, who was mentioned in an article about the new Jewish Chaplains Memorial.>> read letter New window icon


WAMU logoArchivist/Curator Wendy Turman on local NPR

October 24, 2011

The Kojo Nnamdi Show featured an interview with Wendy Turman about local Jewish life during the Civil War.>> show webpage New window icon - listen New window icon - read transcript New window icon


Washington Post mastheadHistoric posthumous pardon discussed

September 14, 2011

The Society's Guardian Luncheon featured speaker was Dale Schwartz, the Atlanta who helped secure a posthumous pardon for Leo Frank.>> read article. New window icon


Jewish Council for Public Affairs logoSpotlight on local Jewish American Heritage Month events

September 1, 2011

Connects, the blog of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, praised the partnership and activities of the Society and Jewish Community Relations Council during the past three Jewish American Heritage Months.>> read article. New window icon


Washington Jewish Week logoHonoring 20 Years of JHSGW Service

Janice Goldblum with  her framed Board resolutionJuly 28, 2011

On July 21, 2011, following the unveiling of the Society's online catalog, the Society honored Janice Goldblum for her 20 years of service to the Collections Committee.

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JewishDC - Local blogger reports on JHSGW online catalog launch

July 22, 2011

Blogger Rachel Mauro, who writes about Jewish life in Washington, D.C., attended our online catalog launch on July 21, 2011, and described the event and catalog for her readers.>> read article New window icon


Washington Jewish Week logo Holocaust Remembrance Day Program

Scott Miller speaking in the historic synagogue, May 2011May 12, 2011

On May 3rd, Scott Miller, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, spoke about his experiences researching the fates of the passengers of the luxury liner St. Louis.

Online exhibition

Book: Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust

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Washington Post mastheadPublicizing the new online catalog

April 25, 2011

Cultural Tourism DC spread the news of the debut of JHSGW's online catalog.>> read article. New window icon


Washington Post mastheadPartnership in Ford's Theatre's
"Lincoln Legacy Project"

April 25, 2011

The Jewish Historical Society is working with Ford's Theatre to support the Fall 2011 production of Parade, a musical about the Leo Frank case.>> read article New window icon
Information about our Parade programs


Washington Post mastheadInsider's Guide to Washington DC

March 31, 2011

Executive Director Laura Apelbaum shares her top 5 favorite places that are special or unique to Washington DC.>> read article. New window icon


Examiner mastheadInterpretive Programs Manager featured in "The 3-Minute Interview"

February 15, 2011

David McKenzie speaks about the importance of his work and a bit of D.C. Jewish history. >> read interview New window icon


DCist.com graphicHistoric synagogue highlighted in prominent D.C. blog

February 11, 2011


A brief history of the building is given in widely read local blog. >> read article New window icon