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In a year unlike any other, our local synagogues and community organizations have come up with countless opportunities to enrich your High Holiday celebrations. Explore Federation’s High Holiday resources on Jconnect for new recipes, find tickets for High Holiday services (virtual and in-person), try out family-friendly activities to engage the kids in meaningful rituals, and spark conversation with Wisdom & Reflections, 29 days of learning guided by the diversity, warmth, and wisdom of our local rabbis.

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Connecting with Purpose—Even When We Cannot Connect in Person

Whether you’re looking for a way to engage with ritual or spiritual content; resources to share with your family; entertainment, virtual volunteering, or learning opportunities; our Jewish community has you covered.

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Federation’s Jconnections—Caring for Each Other

Looking to help others? Jconnections features easily-accessible resources, curated volunteer opportunities, and tools and support to create and mobilize your own grassroots volunteer group in acts of loving kindness.

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703-J-CARING The Jewish Community Support Line—Serving DC, MD, and Northern VA

Feeling overwhelmed? If you live in DC, MD, or Northern VA, call 703-J-CARING today. With one call to the Jewish Community Support Line, case managers will quickly and warmly connect you with the right resources for you.

News & Updates in the Greater Washington Area

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Every other Friday, a new collection of five items of community interest is linked in this space. From resources you can use to highlights from exciting community events, from spotlights on local individuals who are making a difference to meaningful inspiration from our Jewish Life & Learning team and more, each edition will bring you closer to the incredible community we call home.

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