The National Museum of
American Jewish Military History
1811 R Street NW, Washington, D.C 20009. | 202-265-6280 | www.NMAJMH.org | firstname.lastname@example.org
The museum’s core exhibit, Jews in the American Military, shows Jewish participation in the American military from 1654 to today. Artifacts from a Revolutionary War rifle to the uniform of a casualty of the War in Iraq along with photos, video, and interactive media illustrate the experiences of those Jews who have worn the uniform of our country.
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What's happening at the Museum?
Holiday Closure: The Museum will be closed Monday, May 25th, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day and Shavuot.
May 22, 2015, 6:00 pm - Annual National Memorial Day Shabbat Service at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
NMAJMH, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. and 6th & I Historic Synagogue are co-sponsoring the Fifth Annual National Shabbat Service Honoring the Jewish Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan. On this Memorial Day weekend, and hopefully countless Memorial Day weekends thereafter, we are also asking all of the synagogues throughout our Nation and all Jewish organizations to read the names of these Fallen Heroes in memorial.
Register to attend the dinner and service on Sixth and I Historic Synagogue website. There is an admission fee for cocktail hour and dinner. The service is free.
Sunday, June 07, 2015, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. - Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend
Visit seven museums in the Dupont-Kalorama neighborhood including NMAJMH that open free of charge for this annual festival. The weekend features exhibitions, tours, live music, hands-on activities, and more.
Sunday, July 5th, 1:00 – Marc Leepson – Uriah Levy and Monticello
Sunday, May 17, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM,
Head to the park for a day of free concerts, games, crafts and fun! Bring the kids to rock out to the music of Grammy-nominated duo THE POP UPS, winner of two Parent’s Choice® Awards; Latin Grammy-nominated MISTER G performing in Spanish and English; and Jewish chick rock sensation NAOMI LESS. Jump on a moon bounce, get your face painted, play field games and more!
View the NMAJMH's Yahrzeit Program
Be a part of this worthwhile endeavor by purchasing a paver with a customized inscription commemorating a comrade, friend, or loved one. So far more than 250 beautiful commemorative bricks have been set on the pathway leading up to our door! Our Remembrance Walk allows museum visitors and supporters to recognize the contributions Jewish Americans have made to the preservation of peace and freedom in the United States of America. Order form
Make a donation to the museum in honor or in memory of someone important to you, and we will send that person (or their loved ones) a certificate with a personalized message from you. Whether you want to recognize a life, a birthday, an anniversary, or a special accomplishment, we will create a customized certificate for any occasion. We offer a variety of sizes and presentations and we can also send you or your organization blank certificates to fill in and hand out at your own convenience. Certificate order form
Mon - Fri: 9AM to 5PM
Closed Sat and most Jewish and Federal holidays
Open Sunday for 6 or more people by appointment only
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