Families are invited to join us for a family-friendly conversation about religious freedom and to participate in an Ask-the-President session with "George Washington" following the reading of one of Washington's most famous letters.
In August of 1790, George Washington wrote the now famous and watershed letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport promising religious freedom.
222 years later you can join the nation's foremost George Washington portrayer, Dean Malissa, as he reads the iconic letter, currently on display in the Museum's special exhibition, To Bigotry No Sanction: George Washington and Religious Freedom.Families are invited to join us for a family-friendly conversation about religious freedom and to participate in an Ask-the-President session with "George Washington" following the reading.
The letter will be read in front of the Museum on 5th Street
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
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