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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Thursday, December 10 – Annual Hanukkah Party
Join us at our annual Hanukkah Party for latkes, jelly doughnuts, gelt and song! We'll eat, play games and sing. We'll also explore some of the facts and myths about Hanukkah and look at the ways Jews in the American military have continued the tradition of the Maccabees.
Tour the museum at 6:00 before the party begins at 6:30.
Musicians to lead us in song:
Hanukkah gifts for the winners of our dreidel spinning contest!
Admission is free!
Bring your own Hanukkah menorah for a group lighting.
In the spirit of Hanukkah, we are collecting gifts of winter accessories to be donated to veterans in need.
Tuesday Nights Class Series at NMAJMH
December 1, 7:00 pm - Military Ethics From a Jewish Perspective: A Chaplain’s View.
Instructor Steven I. Rein is Rabbi of Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, VA. Since 2005 he has served as a reserve chaplain in the United States Air Force, including at bases in Massachusetts, Colorado, Ohio and locally at Bolling AFB (DC), Langley AFB (VA) and Andrews Joint Base (Maryland). He was promoted to Captain in 2010.
NMAJMH, JSC members $40, others $55/Single Sessions $15/$20
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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