Women and Girls

Explore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, volunteer opportunities, holiday gatherings and more programs geared towards women and girls in the Greater Washington community. Search the full calendar by clicking on “View All Events” below, then sort by your interests.

We encourage you to browse and check out all that is available to you. If you need assistance or further information, please contact Jconnect at jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the Contact Us page.

Upcoming Events

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Wed
Mar
  29
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue (Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue)
11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD, Potomac MD 20854
Many of us have personal experience with infertility or pregnancy loss, or know someone who does. Please join us for a panel discussion that will address the medical, emotional, and spiritual challenges facing couples and individuals in the Jewish community who are struggling to have children. A resource fair will follow, offering further information provided by event sponsors and partners as well as a pluralistic resource table staffed by local rabbis.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Women & Girls, Maryland, Non-denominational, Counseling/Support, Fitness & Wellness, History/Education
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5
 
 
Wed
Mar
  29
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC 20016
Activist, author of The Hands of Peace, and Holocaust survivor Marione Ingram will speak in conversation with Dr. Lauren B. Strauss, Scholar in Residence at American University and Executive Director of the Foundation for Jewish Studies. Ms. Ingram will discuss her role in the Civil Rights movement and how her early experiences shaped her later life. Book signing to follow program. Light refreshments provided.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Advocacy, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Politics
Event Cost:  Free; Free
 
 
Mon
Apr
  24
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Tue
Apr
  25
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Jewish Foundation for Group Homes
6301 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
This luncheon honor Janice W. Goldsten for her lifelong commitment to Jewish Foundation for Group Homes (JFGH). Janice W. Goldsten helped plant, water and nuture the seed that is now JFGH. She did not have a child with a disability, yet she shared her unconditional love and kindness with JFGH and our residents. Dietary laws observed.
Listed In:  Boomers, Couples, Seniors, Special Needs, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Fundraising/Philanthropy
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
Apr
  26
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Food Experience)
3514 International Dr NW, Undisclosed Location DC 20008
Invitation only Israeli Culinary Event
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Culinary
Event Cost:  Free; free
 
 
Wed
Apr
  26
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Prepare for your birth, your way! Preparing for Childbirth is a comprehensive 4-week series covering labor anatomy and physiology, pain management, common variations and complications, practice exercises designed specifically for labor and delivery, and a thorough and JUDGMENT-FREE discussion of all labor and delivery scenarios, including un-medicated births, epidurals and c-sections. Taugh...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
Apr
  26
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
AMIT (Amit)
Silver Spring, Silver Spring MD 20902
Jewish Rescuers In The Holocaust with Judith Cohen, Chief Acquisitions Curator with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Dessert Will Be Served More info: Contact Robbie Pearlstein at 410-484-2223 or robbiep@amitchildren.org
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Special Needs, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Conservative, Havurot/Minyanim, Humanist, Non-denominational, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, Fundraising/Philanthropy, History/Education, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; TBA
 
 
Mon
May
  1
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
May
  3
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Prepare for your birth, your way! Preparing for Childbirth is a comprehensive 4-week series covering labor anatomy and physiology, pain management, common variations and complications, practice exercises designed specifically for labor and delivery, and a thorough and JUDGMENT-FREE discussion of all labor and delivery scenarios, including un-medicated births, epidurals and c-sections. Taugh...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Mon
May
  8
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
May
  10
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Prepare for your birth, your way! Preparing for Childbirth is a comprehensive 4-week series covering labor anatomy and physiology, pain management, common variations and complications, practice exercises designed specifically for labor and delivery, and a thorough and JUDGMENT-FREE discussion of all labor and delivery scenarios, including un-medicated births, epidurals and c-sections. Taugh...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Mon
May
  15
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
May
  17
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Prepare for your birth, your way! Preparing for Childbirth is a comprehensive 4-week series covering labor anatomy and physiology, pain management, common variations and complications, practice exercises designed specifically for labor and delivery, and a thorough and JUDGMENT-FREE discussion of all labor and delivery scenarios, including un-medicated births, epidurals and c-sections. Taugh...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Mon
May
  22
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost:  
 
 
Mon
Jun
  5
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Pregnant for the first time? Looking to create a community with other expecting moms to exchange ideas and find support? This group will meet weekly for seven weeks to provide a safe and facilitated space for moms to discuss their experiences and learn from one another. We will explore several topics, including: concerns about childbirth and parenting; balancing family with work outside the...
Listed In:  Couples, Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Counseling/Support, Parenting
Event Cost: