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The Greater Washington DC Jewish community strives to be an inclusive community. If you need special accommodations in order to participate in any program, please contact the host organization.
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Mon
May
  22
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Life and Learning)
6101 Executive Blvd, North Bethesda MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
The ECE Directors Council meetings are exclusively for Directors of local preschools, nursery schools and early childhood education centers. Most meetings take place at the Federation Conference Center, but we will occasionally have off site meetings. Please refer to emails regarding location and date changes. If you have questions regarding your eligibility, please contact either Mara Bie...
Listed In:  Early Childhood Educators, Maryland, Leadership Development, Professional Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $136

 
 
Mon
May
  22
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Young Leadership of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington)
1513 17th St NW, Washington DC 20036
Ever wanted to mix some tasty cocktails? Join Federation’s Young Leadership, 11 Israeli guests from Reverse Mifgash and members of the Greater Washington community for a craft cocktail experience at Duke's Grocery. Learn to make a few classics, and then enjoy them with friends from Israel and D.C.!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, DC, Culinary, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  22
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Israel Bonds - Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds-Development Corp for Israel)
Private Home , Potomac MD 20854
Dessert reception with guest author Lisa Barr, who will discuss her book Fugitive Colors, and her blog "Moms May be the Real Mean Girls"
Listed In:  Women & Girls, Israel
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:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Leadership Institute)
6101 Executive Blvd, Rockville MD 20850
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
The Tomorrow Fellowship is for middle to upper level managers that currently work within a Jewish Communal setting. Applicants must have at least 5 years experience and intend to work within the community for an additional 2 years. Sessions are: 2/23/2017 and 3/24/2017 at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington Office 4/5/2017 at Venable LLP, Tysons Corner VA 4/28/2017 at the Ritz Carlt...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Networking, Professional Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $600 for 6 Sessions

 
 
Tue
May
  23
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
Join your fellow professionals as we honor each other and the sacred work we do. Lunch is provided. Kosher dietary laws observed.
Listed In:  Maryland, Leadership Development, Networking, Professional Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
 
International Cultural Center
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring MD 20910
WORDE in partnership with FCWG cordially invites you to join this timely interactive workshop to learn how to recognize and counter hate speech and violence. Training will address: Identifying the roots of hate and bias and how they can escalate when unchecked Becoming an up-stander and providing direct peer support to individuals and communities targeted by hate speech and violence Speakers: Seth Gordon-Lipkin, Education Director, Washington DC Regional Office, ADL Nouf Bazaz, Senior Fellow,...
Listed In:  Families, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Young Leadership of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington)
1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington DC 20003
Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington for a day at the ballpark! This night is sure to be a homerun as we cheer for the Washington Nationals as they take on the Seattle Mariners.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, DC, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Israel Forever Foundation
10621 S. Glen Road, Potomac MD 20854
On Tuesday, May 23rd, the Greater Washington area will join together to celebrate 50 years of a united Jerusalem with the sights, sounds, and tastes of Israel at Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, MD. Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY 16th District) is confirmed to speak at the event. This event is sponsored by Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., B'nai Tzedek Potomac, Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), AJC Washington Regional Office, American Zionist Movem...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, History/Education, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
American Jewish Committee
1150 Falls Road, Potomac MD 20854
Celebrating 25 Years of India-Israel Relations Speakers: Maryland Delegate Aruna Miller | AJC Project Interchange Alumna Minister Gourangalal Das | Embassy of India Minister Yaron Gamburg | Embassy of Israel Moderators: AJC Washington Director Alan Ronkin & Asia Pacific Institute Assistant Director Nissim Reuben
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Maryland, History/Education, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  23
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
TBA, TBA DC TBA
YL Board Meeting
Listed In:  
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  24
 
Yom Yerushalayim

 
 
Wed
May
  24
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS Annette M. & Theodore N. Lerner Family Upper School Campus)
11710 Hunters Lane, Rockville MD 20852
A CESJDS JK-12 celebration of the visual and performing arts.
Listed In:  Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  24
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., N. Bethesda MD 20852
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington Board of Directors Meeting
Listed In:  Maryland, Board/Executive Commitee, Governance/Board
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  24
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Berman Hebrew Academy (Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy)
13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville MD 20902
Berman Hebrew Academy 73rd Anniversary Celebration honoring Drs. Josh and Lisi Levisohn.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Seniors, Maryland, Fundraising/Philanthropy
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  25
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Jewish Council for the Aging ® (JCA) (Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA))
12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville MD 20852
This is a celebration of the JCA Heyman Interages Center volunteers.
Listed In:  Seniors, Maryland, Volunteer
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  25
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Fundraiser supporting Bender JCC scholarship fund.
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Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
May
  25
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Join us for our monthly night out at Bowlmor in Bethesda– work on your bowling skills and enjoy a snack with friends. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program. Suitable for ages 16 and up.
Listed In:  Special Needs, DC, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $19.50

 
 
May 26 - May 29
Multiple times available
 
USY (United Synagogue Youth) (United Synagogue Youth-Seaboard Region)
24959 Pen Mar Road, Highfield-Cascade MD 21719
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
We cannot wait to see you at USY Spring Convention on May 26-29 at Camp Louise in Cascade, MD!!! You will not want to miss an incredible 4 days and 3 nights with over 200 Jewish 8th-12th graders from across Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington, DC! Highlights include a weekend full of non-stop FUN with AMAZING and EXCITING activities and games, a beautiful Shabbat experience, m...
Listed In:  Teens, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Leadership Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $297

 
 
Fri
May
  26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
A tish is a yiddush word for table. It may consist of words on Torah, singing of melodies and zemirot, with refreshments! Join us at HTAA for Kabbalat Shabbat, smiles and uplifting song all year long!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Special Needs, Maryland, Conservative, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  30
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
Join us as we bring in Shavuot with learning sessions, discussions and cheesecake! Email Adrienne@htaa.org for more information.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Conservative, Adult Education, History/Education, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Thu
Jun
  1
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
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Shavuot
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Thu
Jun
  1
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Join us at the EDCJCC to mix, chop, and prepare food for homeless shelters and other agencies serving those in need in the DC area. No cooking skills are necessary! Individuals of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to participate.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, DC, Volunteer
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $7

 
 
Thu
Jun
  1
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
New Israel Fund
3100 Military Road, Washington DC 20015
Join us at Temple Sinai in Washington, DC for a special book reading and discussion with Authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. Over the past two years, Chabon, Waldman, and other renowned authors have joined forces with Breaking the Silence to tell the stories of the people on the ground. The result of this partnership is the book Kingdom of Olives and Ash, which includes contributions from leading contemporary writers. Moderated by Ted Koppel and featuring Avner Gvaryahu of Breaking the ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Arts & Culture, Israel, Politics
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Jun
  2
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Temple Shalom
8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Children are always welcome at all of our services, but the first Friday night of each month is especially designed for families. Tot Shabbat introduces Judaism to children not yet old enough to read. Our Family Services last about one hour, followed by a festive Oneg Shabbat, and feature a different religious school grade as well as our fabulous TSY Choir. Our monthly birthday blessing occurs as part of the service, and camp-style music, led by Cantor Lisa on guitar, engages and uplifts the con...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Reform, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
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