Arts & Education

Israeli Dance Festival dancersThe Jewish community of Greater Washington has a wide array of Jewish educational and cultural events from workshops and lectures, theater to film, from literature to food, from dance to art and much more.

Below are calendar listings with information about our fun and interesting educational and cultural events. On the right are other resources to help enrich your Jewish cultural life. To find activities targeted to your other interests, you can search the full calendar by clicking on “Search All” and selecting specific ages or interests.

If you need information on items not included on this page, please contact Jconnect via email at or through the Contact Us page.

We know you will enjoy these programs so we encourage you to go check them out!  Visit us often because new events are posted all the time.

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The Non-Stop Jewish Cultural Scene

Interested in Jewish cultural events? The DC area hosts many festivals and cultural events throughout the year… Check with Jconnect regularly to find upcoming cultural events in the DC area.  Better yet – sign up to receive our weekly emails and you’ll never miss a thing.

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Centers for the Arts at Our Local Jewish Community Centers

Greater Washington is home to three JCCs (Jewish Community Centers) all of which host rich and diverse variety of cultural events. Click the links below to check out the cultural programs at the JCC nearest you!

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search iconThe Washington DC area is rich in venues for cultural events and exhibits. Our area is rich with galleriesfilm, performing arts and museums. Also, visit our neighborhood pages for even more links to local culture.

Israeli Dance Festival logoDrop-in dance sessions are available in the Washington area every week. Check out the full list of dance sessions in the DC area.

The annual Israeli Dance Festival DC has proudly established its place among other Israeli dance festivals in the United States and around the world. Click the logo below to see highlights from past festivals and to find out about the next Israeli Dance Festival DC.

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Upcoming Events

Design-Thinking and STEM at Milton!

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Day of Awesome Family Concert and Celebration

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

4th Annual Northern Virginia Great Big Challah Bake with a Holiday Twist

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

heart shaped moon over skyline

Isn’t it Romantic by Wendy Wasserstein

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yom Kef with pizza and basketball

Yom Kef: FIDF FunFest

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

JSSA Board Retreat

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Board Jump start

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cute owl with apples

Pick with PJ

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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