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Washington Hebrew Congregation's first confirmation class in 1901

Black and white photo of the earliest extant confirmation class featuring Rabbi Louis Stern surrounded by six students (four female and two male), 1901. / Courtesy of Washington Hebrew Congregation Collection

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Washington Hebrew Congregation: The Early Years

To mark the 170th anniversary of the founding of Washington’s first Jewish congregation, Washington Hebrew Congregation, their archivist wrote about… (Read more)

Promotional poster for Whitman-Walker Clinic's safe sex campaign featuring photography by Lloyd Wolf. Gift of Lloyd Wolf. Capital Jewish Museum collection.

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Let’s Talk About Sex

It’s probably not true that all museum curators think about sex all the time (at least not at work). However,… (Read more)