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Thu
Sep
  20
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
TBD, TBD MD 20852
JFGW Executive Committee Meeting
Listed In:  Board/Executive Commitee, Governance/Board
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Sep
  20
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., N. Bethesda MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Schlichim Weekly Meeting
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Listed In:  
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Thu
Sep
  20
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Thu
Sep
  20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
TBD, Bethesda MD 21029
AIPAC presents Nitzan Nuriel for the Greater Washington Real Estate Division. Nuriel, Brig. Gen. Res., and Associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel, and former Director, Counter-Terrorism Bureau, Israel. Nuriel is the former director of the Counter-Terrorism Bureau of at the Prime Minster's office (2007-2012).
Listed In:  DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Advocacy, History/Education, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Sep
  20
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Evening Mah Jongg Lessons - Fall 2018 A three-session Mah Jongg class for beginners is offered this September at Temple Rodef Shalom. Do not register unless you are prepared to play at least once a week the first few months. The dates are Thursday evenings September 13th, 20th and 27th, 2018: Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Enrollment is limited so please don't delay in registering. Plan to attend all three sessions. Cost for 9 hours of lessons with your Mah Jongg Card is $ 85.00. To register, ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $85/three sessions

 
 
Thu
Sep
  20
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Fri
Sep
  21
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
OneTable (OneTable DC)
V Street, NW, Washington DC 20001
YOU'RE INVITED Join us on an urban farm in Shaw to celebrate the season's bounty with hands-on workshops and a farm-to-Sukkah feast grounded in the themes of the agricultural harvest festival. Amanda Herring, OneTable's JOFEE fellow, Mollie Sharfman from GatherDC, and Elizabeth Heyman from Jews United for Justice invite you to end your week by taking a pause from the busyness of the city to connect with nature and eat from the harvest at Common Good City Farm. From a pickling lesson to tastin...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Couples, Singles, DC, Non-denominational, Culinary, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Fri
Sep
  21
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Sat
Sep
  22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
Congregation Adat Reyim
6500 Westbury Oaks Court, Springfield VA 22152
Join us for a family friendly shabbat where we encourage preschoolers and young children to celebrate the shabbat with us. Friendly songs, enjoyable music, and a welcoming atmosphere at Congregational Adat Reyim.
Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Sep
  22
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Sat
Sep
  22
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
Once again, the challenge…Construct the Sukkah! If you can count past 10, and if you have ever managed to put a piece of IKEA furniture together, this will be a "walk in the park." And we’ll also need men to drink the free coffee and eat the free donuts. You don’t have to have any particular construction skills, just be willing to join in the activity and have some fun. So, strap on your tool belt, grab your hammers, and join us on the front lawn of TRS for the annual Raising of the Sukkah. And...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Teens, Northern Virginia, Reform, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville MD 20852
Bender JCC Board Meeting
Listed In:  Maryland
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
Congregation Etz Hayim (Congregation Etz Hayim (Conservative))
2920 Arlington Blvd., Arlington VA 22204
Help us build on sukkah! No experience required. Non-members welcome.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Congregation Etz Hayim (Congregation Etz Hayim (Conservative))
2920 Arlington Blvd., Arlington VA 22204
Considering synagogue membership, pre-school or religious school? Come learn more about the dynamic programming at Etz Hayim...and enjoy a free (kosher/meat) picnic.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville MD 20852
American and Israeli Jewry’s Holocaust commemorations have traditionally focused on the experiences of those who were murdered in concentration camps in Poland. However, about 2.7 million Holocaust victims – close to half – were murdered by bullets in Nazi-occupied Soviet Union. Ukraine alone is estimated to have 1,000 Jewish mass graves. Today, most of these are abandoned, and many are subject to ongoing desecrations. What can American Jews do to ensure that the memory of the Jews who died in U...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Maryland, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
4:30 PM - Groundbreaking (Free) 5:30 PM - Dinner* and Activities (Dinner is Kosher Style) 6:30 PM - Services (Free) “To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven…a time to plant and a time to harvest.” (Ecclesiastes read on Shabbat during Sukkot) Sukkot is a time of harvest. We spend a week dwelling in our temporary shelter, sharing meals and time together. This year, we till the earth to sow seeds for our future permanent dwelling. Join us for the groundbreaking f...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $ 5.00 - $15.00

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
Congregation B'nai Tzedek
10621 South Glen Road, Potomac MD 20854
Free and open to all! Block Party and Grand Opening of our Musical Playground! Tour our award winning preschool, enjoy bounce houses, DJs, Arts & Crafts in the Sukkah, My Gym, Karate, Soccer, Bookstore on Wheels, Brooklyn Sandwich Co, Kona Ices and MORE! Please bring a new unwrapped toy for children in foster care with MoCo HHS. RSVP: rsvp@bnaitzedek.org
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Community-Wide/Festivals, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Free With Food for Sale

 
 
Sun
Sep
  23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Mon
Sep
  24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia-Community Engagement Department)
10360 North Street, Fairfax VA 22030
Join Growing Jewish Families for a holiday-themed Book Buddies. Moms, dads, grandparents and anyone who loves books -- you are invited to bring your children to enjoy PJ Library story time and arts and crafts. This month we will begin learning about the upcoming High Holidays: Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), Sukkot (harvest) and Simchat Torah. Dress for messy fun. Meet in the large conference room. Program is FREE and EVERYONE is welcome to join the fun. RSVP ...
Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Sep
  25
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia-Community Engagement Department)
43316 Hay Road, Ashburn VA 20147
Join Growing Jewish Families for a Sukkot-themed Book Buddies. Moms, dads, grandparents and anyone who loves books -- you are invited to bring your children to enjoy PJ Library story time and arts and crafts. This month we will begin learning about the upcoming Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Dress for messy fun. Meet in the large conference room. Program is FREE and EVERYONE is welcome to join the fun. RSVP with Jennifer.DeAngelis@jccnv.org.
Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Sep
  25
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
 
Wed
Sep
  26
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria VA 22304
Presented by Jason Samenow, The Washington Post’s weather editor and chief meteorologist for the Capital Weather Gang Unless a hurricane keeps him away, Jason will join us to discuss recent trends in Washington, D.C. area weather. Is it getting hotter? Is it snowing more or less? Are storms turning more severe and unpredictable? He’ll address whether these trends are due to climate change or other factors. He will also discuss the future and how the weather may change in the coming decades, and ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, History/Education, Social Events
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; Fee: $5 all participants

 
 
Wed
Sep
  26
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. DC 20566
Set in Vienna in 1938 and London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspiring story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist whose dream of making her concert debut at the storied Musikverein concert hall is dashed by the onset of World War II. Despite devastating personal loss, music enables Jura to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura’s daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, The Pianist of Willesden Lane combines enthralling story telling w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $44-$74

 
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