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Mon
May
  20
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  20
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
Coordinated by Mimi Rosenberg, Adult Program Advisor Topic: Evil, Indifference, and Human Dignity Presented by Michael Hausfeld, Chairman of Hausfeld LLP Michael Hausfeld, aged 72, is a lawyer feared by executives from America to Germany. Cultivating an extravagant look with colorful bow ties and round wire-rimmed glasses, he likes to point to a quote by Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel that he has framed in his office in Washington, DC: “Indifference to evil is worse than evil itself.” So he ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Advocacy, History/Education, Politics, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Fee: $5/ Free for member

 
 
Mon
May
  20
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
Tosca – Washington National Opera Company at the Kennedy Center Monday, May 20, depart the J at 4:30pm; return approx. 10:30pm Join us for our exciting, first-ever Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera outing! “ . . . Puccini’s breathtaking opera, with its renowned “Vissi d’arte” aria. . . Elegant sets depicting grand Roman scenes create the backdrop to one of opera’s most suspenseful and popular dramas. With gripping political corruption, soaring music, and the legendary devastating fina...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; Fee: $118/ $108 member

 
 
Mon
May
  20
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 
MoEd: A Jewish Afterschool Community
8300 Meadowbrook Land, Chevy Chase MD 20815
MoEd is a Hebrew-speaking after-school program for children in grades K-8, which meets every day until 6:30 pm. We offer a fun, engaging, and active program of play and study, bringing Chevy Chase/Silver Spring-area children together for learning Hebrew and Jewish tradition. MoEd meets at Ohr Kodesh Congregation at 8300 Meadowbrook Lane in Chevy Chase. Please join us and see MoEd in action! MoEd is hosting open houses for prospective families, at Ohr Kodesh, on Thursday, May 16 and Monday, ...
Listed In:  Families, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  20
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
B'nai Israel Congregation
6301 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Annual Meeting / Donor Thank You
Listed In:  Maryland, Conservative
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  20
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
JSSA
200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville MD 20850
Learn about JSSA’S transitions youth services • Career Exploration and Assessments • Work Adjustment Training • Job Development and Coaching • Social Engagement Programs • New Pre-Transitional Youth Program • DDA Programs Meet key transition resources • Specialized Employment Services Staff • Employer Partners • State and County Transition Representatives
Listed In:  Special Needs, Maryland, Career/Employment
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  20
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
This event is not open to the public
Listed In:  Governance/Board
Event Cost:  Free; 0

 
 
Tue
May
  21
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  21
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (The Network of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington)
7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814
The Network's Roundtable with Steve Glickman Please join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The Network's Roundtable for an exclusive event with Steve Glickman, Founder and CEO at Develop, LLC., and one of the nation's top Opportunity Zone experts. Steve will address his work advising investors, developers, and communities on how to navigate Opportunity Zones, which are the most exciting investment and tax opportunities to come out of the 2017 Tax Act. He will also share his reflec...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Maryland, Professional Development, Career/Employment, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Tue
May
  21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Jewish Council for the Aging ® (JCA) (JCA-Heyman Interages Center)
12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville MD 20852
The JCA Interages Volunteer Appreciation Event is an invitation-only event for our dedicated volunteers.
Listed In:  Seniors, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  21
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville MD 20852
Bender JCC Annual Meeting
Listed In:  Maryland
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  21
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
 
JSSA (JSSA)
200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville MD 20850
JSSA Premier Board of Directors Meeting
Listed In:  
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  22
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  22
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville MD 20852
Details to follow.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Singles, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; 125

 
 
Wed
May
  22
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps (Avodah)
2850 Quebec St NW, Washington  DC 20008
Join Avodah DC in honoring Social Justice Leaders Ed Lazere, Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, Rabbi Aaron Alexander, and Avodah Alumna Jenna Gold. Partners in Justice is an annual celebration of outstanding social justice leaders who have worked hard to fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. This wonderful event brings together Avodah Corps Members, alumni, placement agency representatives, and Avodah supporters. Guests will enjoy a reception with the honorees, followed...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Advocacy, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  22
8:15 PM - 9:25 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
Landscapes tell stories. The old Jewish cemetery in Sambir, Ukraine bears witness to the tragic murder of innocents during the Holocaust under Nazi occupation and the subsequent desecration of the site under Soviet rule. “Remember Sambir!” is a project that seeks to create a renewed garden of reconciliation. Our vision is to tell the tragic story of the site with respect and reverence. The concept honors multiple generations: the memory of the vibrant old Jewish community; the innocent martyrs o...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; JSC, Adas, Fabrangen members $15, others $20.

 
 
Thu
May
  23
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd, N. Bethesda MD 20852
Shalichim Weekly Meeting
Listed In:  
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  23
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Bender JCC Family Engagement)
11580 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda MD 20852
Put on your sandals and let the sand tickle your toes at the Pike and Rose Beach! Enjoy light snacks, arts and crafts, and PJ Library stories for the kiddos.
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  23
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
3939 Prince William Dr., Fairfax VA 22031
Join us for the 4th Annual Lag B'Omer Community Celebration. Highlights include music by an Israeli DJ, inflatables, petting zoo, wall climbing, moonbounces, BBQ and falafel, bonfire, live music, face painting and much more! *This is an outdoor event; bring an outdoor chair or blanket Tickets: $8 Child | $12 Adult | $45 Family Max | Free - Under 2 Get your ticketsat novacelebrateslagbomer2019.bpt.me (Food available for purchase)
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Community-Wide/Festivals, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  23
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
B'nai Israel Congregation (B'nai Israel Congregation Family Engagement)
7777 Democracy BLVD, Bethesda MD 20817
A fun evening of games and s’mores around the campfire. Bring a parve or dairy picnic dinner. Cosponsored by PJ Library and the Bender JCC.
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Special Needs, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $10 per Family

 
 
Thu
May
  23
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
May
  24
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
May
  24
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Bender JCC: Children & Family Programs)
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Join us for a monthly challah-making and music-filled session to share joyful Judaism from generation to generation. Connect with other grandparents while bonding with your grandbabies and having fun! Every month will offer different activities such as art and tikkun olam — but making challah and music making will always be included!
Listed In:  Boomers, Families, Seniors, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Culinary, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Members: $10, General Public: $15

 
 
Sat
May
  25
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
May
  26
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
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