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Image credit: Jessie, Louis Belkov, Joe Adler, Abe Hofberg, Louis Maizel, and Ben inside Hofberg's Kosher Deli at 116 Kennedy Street, NW, 1943. Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of Ann Hofberg Richards.

Public Program

CJM After Sunset: Deli Nights  

Thursday, May 30, 2024 6–9 pm

Nycci Nellis, Host of the Industry Night podcast, January 2024

Drop-In Program

In Residence: Industry Night Podcast with Nycci Nellis

Thursday, May 30, 2024 2–3 pm

Family Program

Family Day: Delicious Deli 

Sunday, June 2, 2024 9:30am–1 pm

Anne Russ Federman serving customers at New York’s Russ & Daughters, with Hattie Russ Gold in the background, 1939. From the collection of Russ & Daughters.

Member Program

Members-Only Hours

Sunday, June 2, 2024 10–11 am

A street vendor advertising kosher hot dogs along 14th Street NW near the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in downtown DC. Department of Agriculture building visible across the street, 1998. Photograph by Lloyd Wolf. Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of the photographer.

Drop-In Program

Lab Takeover with Jews United for Justice (JUFJ)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 5–7:30 pm

Nycci Nellis, Host of the Industry Night podcast, January 2024

Drop-In Program

In Residence: Industry Night Podcast with Nycci Nellis

Thursday, June 6, 2024 2–3 pm

Family Program

Story Time at CJM

Thursday, June 13, 2024 10–11 am

Produced by Maryland Public Television.

Public Program

Film Screening-Jewish Delis: Something to Kvell About

Sunday, June 23, 2024 1–2:30 pm

Family Program

Family Day: Summer Party

Thursday, July 4, 2024 9:30am–1 pm

Anne Russ Federman serving customers at New York’s Russ & Daughters, with Hattie Russ Gold in the background, 1939. From the collection of Russ & Daughters.

Member Program

Members-Only Hours

Sunday, July 7, 2024 10–11 am

Member Program

Author Talk: Ted Merwin, Pastrami on Rye

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 6pm

Drop-In Program

Lab Takeover with Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)

Sunday, July 14, 2024 11am–3 pm

Anne Russ Federman serving customers at New York’s Russ & Daughters, with Hattie Russ Gold in the background, 1939. From the collection of Russ & Daughters.

Member Program

Members-Only Hours

Sunday, August 4, 2024 10–11 am

A young volunteer with the DC Jewish Community Center works to assemble sandwiches at Martha's Table, 1993. Photograph by Lloyd Wolf. Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of the photographer.

Public Program

Salon Nights: Homemade Sandwiches for Good

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 6–8 pm

Past Programs

Member Program

Meet & Greet with Nycci Nellis, host of the Industry Night podcast

Thursday, May 23, 2024 3–3:30 pm

Nycci Nellis, Host of the Industry Night podcast, January 2024

Drop-In Program

In Residence: Industry Night Podcast with Nycci Nellis

Thursday, May 23, 2024 2–3 pm

Member Program

Historic Congressional Cemetery’s Speaker Series: Jewish Americans 

Sunday, May 19, 2024 1–2:30 pm

Nycci Nellis, Host of the Industry Night podcast, January 2024

Drop-In Program

In Residence: Industry Night Podcast with Nycci Nellis

Thursday, May 16, 2024 2–3 pm

Anne Russ Federman serving customers at New York’s Russ & Daughters, with Hattie Russ Gold in the background, 1939. From the collection of Russ & Daughters.

Member Program

Members Previews for “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli”

Sunday, May 12, 2024 11am–4 pm

Anne Russ Federman serving customers at New York’s Russ & Daughters, with Hattie Russ Gold in the background, 1939. From the collection of Russ & Daughters.

Member Program

Members Previews for “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli”

Saturday, May 11, 2024 11am–4 pm

Family Program

Story Time at CJM

Thursday, May 9, 2024 10–11 am

Public Program

The Public Square: Sarah Leavitt

Monday, May 6, 2024 7–8:30 pm

Public Program

Author Talk with Sarah Birnbach, A Daughter’s Kaddish: My Year of Grief, Devotion, and Healing  

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 6:30pm

Color photograph from the "No Fear" Rally on the National Mall. The rally meant to bring attention to rising antisemitism in the U.S. on July 11, 2021. Photographer: Lloyd Wolf. Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Lloyd Wolf Collection. Gift of Lloyd Wolf.

Public Program

Antisemitism in the Aftermath of October 7th

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 6–7:30 pm

Family Program

Story Time at CJM

Thursday, April 11, 2024 10–11 am

Family seder, 1956. Capital
Jewish Museum Collection.
Gift of Rhoda Ritzenberg.

Public Program

Nights at the Seder Table

Thursday, April 11, 2024 6–8 pm

Public Program

Salon Nights: Grow Your Own Herb Garden

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 6–8 pm

olor photo of a woman in the foreground holds an orange, Hillel branded sign from the "March for Israel" Rally on the National Mall that reads "I Support Jewish College Students." The dome of the Capitol building is visible in the background. November 14, 2023. Courtesy of Curator Sarah Leavitt.

Public Program

This Moment on Campus: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 6–7:30 pm

Family Program

Purim Family Day

Sunday, March 24, 2024 2–5 pm

Family Program

Story Time at CJM

Thursday, March 14, 2024 10–11 am

Drop-In Program

Help Assemble Hygiene Kits

Sunday, March 10, 2024 1–3 pm

Gallery talk in the Am Yisrael Chai section of the exhibition "Connect. Reflect. Act.", February 2024.

Public Program

Late Night with Shakespeare Theatre Company

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 6–8 pm

A group of young women posing for the camera with woods and cabins in the background, ca 1950-60s. Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of Rhoda Ritzenberg.

Public Program

CJM After Sunset: Summer Camp

Thursday, February 29, 2024 6–9 pm

Drop-In Program

Blood Drive

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 1–6 pm

Community Action Lab, Photo: Imagine Photography, August 2023

Educator Program

Educators’ Kickoff

Sunday, February 4, 2024 3–5 pm

Public Program

Climate Grief and Resilience Workshop

Sunday, January 28, 2024 3–5 pm

Public Program

theatre dybbuk Presents: The Villainy You Teach

Friday, January 26, 2024 2:30pm–5 pm

The Potomac River and the Francis Scott Key Bridge with DC in the distance, ca. 1950-60s. Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of Rhoda Ritzenberg.

Public Program

Nights at the Round Table: Conversations about Environmental Justice

Thursday, January 18, 2024 6–8:30 pm