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HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar - November 15 and November 29, 2018

The Agenda and Consent Calendar for the November 15 and November 29 meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Board is posted on the website at:  https://planning.dc.gov/node/1365236  and copied at the end of this message.  Staff reports are posted on the website. 

 

Rabbis Under Arrest: Jewish Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program

Rabbis Under Arrest
Program & Annual Meeting 

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 3pm-5pm

With the Capitol and National Mall as backdrop, Washington rabbis have risked arrest to support causes ranging from civil rights to Soviet Jewry and immigration. A distinguished panel of local rabbis will share their experiences as we reflect on this unique intersection of secular and religious life. 

Forgotten Epidemic: A Century Ago, DC Lost Nearly 3,000 Residents to Influenza

The Forgotten Epidemic: A Century Ago, DC Lost Nearly 3,000 Residents to Influenza

“It's not forgotten because it was never remembered. You have to remember something to forget it.”

WRITTEN BY ELLIOT WILLIAMS | PUBLISHED ON OCTOBER 31, 2018

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