Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 9:15 am - 8:30 pmLocation:
Depart and return to Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike
Contact: Michele Endick
Enjoy a spring outing which includes visits to Historic Beth Ahabah Synagogue (with beautiful Tiffany windows) and the Synagogue’s Museum; The Hebrew Confederate Cemetery; lunch (separate charge, order from menu) at Strawberry Street Café; and an afternoon at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Special exhibits include the Faberge Egg Collection, the largest public collection of Faberge outside of Russia, and Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style in which you observe Saint Laurent’s immersive working process. This exhibition begins with the Paper Doll Couture House that he created in 1953 as a teenager and journeys from his first days at Dior, through his groundbreaking designs in the 1960s and 70s, to the splendor of his final runway collection in 2002.
Chaplain Michael Bloom will discuss the historic aspects of the synagogue and cemetery while en route to Richmond.We suggest that those coming on the trip also consider attending the April 27th Thursday at the J program presented by Chaplain Michael Bloom, to gain knowledge about the first synagogues and Jewish communities in the US.
Fee: $52/ $46 J member (includes bus transportation, tour at Beth Ahabah, visit to cemetery and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts); lunch is separate charge, order from menu, optional; YSL exhibit is an additional $18 charge, optional – pay at museum.
RSVP: Bring or send in payment and registration form to the J, attn.:
Michele Endick. Make check payable to JCCNV with "5/11" on memo line.