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Decoupage bottle made by Sol Ereza of Magen David Sephardic Congregation. Gift of Gwen Zuares, Capital Jewish Museum Collection.


Connect. Reflect. Act.

Dig deep into local Jewish history, discover Jewish perspectives on social justice issues facing the world today, and think about your own identity and values.

Notorious RBG book cover illustration by Adam Johnson. Courtesy of HarperCollins. Photographs: Crown © by Hurst Photo/Shutterstock


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A visually rich, entertaining, yet rigorous look at Justice Ginsburg’s life and work.

Presented by PNC

Historic Adas Israel synagogue (foreground) and National Building Museum, formerly the headquarters of the United States Pension Bureau, background, ca. 1905.


What is Jewish Washington?

Step into history--a real 19th-century synagogue--as you explore local Jewish stories in DC and the Maryland and Virginia suburbs.

Visitors experience an immersive film about early Jewish life in the nation’s capital.


The Sanctuary

Enter one of the Museum’s most treasured artifacts - a synagogue opened in 1876.

Past Exhibitions

There are no past exhibitions of this type.