What a Difference a 'J' Makes

What a Difference a 'J' Makes
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n>The Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C.—where I lived during the academic year before COVID-19 sent me back to New York for the duration—is home to all sorts of cultural institutions, from embassies and think tanks to fraternal organizations. My leafy block alone houses the German Historical Institute and the General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, whose limestone structure is very grand, indeed. Just a stone’s throw away stands the handsome, if far more subdued, red brick building of the National Museum of American Jewish Military History. For years, I’d pass by and wonder what was inside. Read Full Article »

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