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Recent Press Releases

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April 8, 2024

Update from the Board of Directors

Snack at Manny’s Delicatessen, Chicago, IL, 2010. Image Professionals GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo

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January 31, 2024

“I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli, on view from Wednesday, May 15 through Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Rolodex belonging to Sheldon Cohen in the 1990s. Cohen was IRS Commissioner in President Lyndon Johnson’s administration and worked later as an attorney at private firms in Washington, DC.

Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Family.

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January 31, 2024

If It’s Jewish, We Have It: Selections from the Collections, now through Sunday, April 21, 2024

Capital Jewish Museum at dusk, Fall 2023. Photo: Alex Fradkin Photography

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January 29, 2024

Capital Jewish Museum Leadership Announces the Appointment of Four New Board Members

Menorah, ca. 1970s, created by Erwin Thieberger (1908-87), a Holocaust survivor and coppersmith. Capital Jewish Museum Collection. Gift of Tzvi and Esther Porath.

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December 10, 2023

Capital Jewish Museum Announces the Loan of a Hanukkah Lamp to the White House Office of the Second Gentleman

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November 17, 2023

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Extended through Sunday, December 3, 2023

Malki Karkowsky, Chief Advancement Officer. Photo: Aryeh Schwartz

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October 5, 2023

Capital Jewish Museum Announces the Appointment of Malki Karkowsky to Chief Advancement Officer

Capital Jewish Food Festival, Oct 2022. Photo: Chris Ferenzi

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July 27, 2023

CJM Continues Their Grand Opening Celebration with a FREE Neighborhood Block Party on Sunday, September 10

Rendering of the Capital Jewish Museum, SmithGroup

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June 1, 2023

Media Kit: Capital Jewish Museum’s Opening Press Preview

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

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May 18, 2023

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg June 9 – November 30, 2023
Rendering of the Capital Jewish Museum, SmithGroup

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April 21, 2023

DC’s Newest Museum Celebrates the Jewish Experience in the National Capital Region

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March 14, 2023

Capital Jewish Museum Opens to the Public on Friday June 9, 2023

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Past Press Releases

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February 15, 2023

Capital Jewish Museum Announces the Appointment of New Board President and Three New Board Members

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September 22, 2022

Capital Jewish Museum Presents the Inaugural Capital Jewish Food Festival
Ivy Barsky, Executive Director

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January 1, 2022

Capital Jewish Museum Appoints Ivy L. Barsky as the Next Executive Director

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October 22, 2021

Kara Blond, Executive Director, to Step Down at the End of the Year

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August 17, 2021

The Capital Jewish Museum and National Building Museum Announce: Sukkah City x DC