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The mission of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is to provide quality care that respects Jewish values, particularly to those in greatest need. We are a local not-for-profit organization, and our doors are open to all in the community.

The mission of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is to provide quality care that respects Jewish values, particularly to those in greatest need. We are a local not-for-profit organization, and our doors are open to all in the community.

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The Hebrew Home of Greater Washington has a rich history of serving the Greater Washington D.C. area, dating back to 1910. We celebrated our centennial milestone in 2010 with programs for residents, families, supporters, and healthcare professionals.

Watch our interactive video, narrated by radio correspondent Susan Stamberg.
 

Learn highlights of our history

Please visit our History page.

Meet residents of the past

In the 1980s, Linda Gordon Kuzmack and Shulamith (Shelly) Weisman interviewed Hebrew Home residents whose personal stories captured the Jewish immigrant experience and published To Make a Dream Come True: Stories of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington. We would like to share their inspiring tales:

Alfred Klein, headshotAlfred Klein
From Volozhin to the U.S. Civil Service Commission

 

Nathan Zagoria headshotNathan Zagoria
From Rabbi to Storeowner

 

Rose Gershman headshotRose Gershman
Story of a Labor Organizer

 

Triangle Fire, small picSadie Hershey
A Survivor of the Triangle Fire

 

harry Reidinger, headshotHarry Reidinger
A Jew in the Old West, Tailor to Buffalo Bill

 

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The Struggle to Make a Living

 

 

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    2015 Post-Acute Care video - graphic

 

 

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