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Thu
Nov
  22
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd, N. Bethesda MD 20852
Shalichim Weekly Meeting
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Thu
Nov
  22
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
B'nai Shalom of Olney (B'nai Shalom of Olney Early Childhood School)
18401 Burtfield Drive, Olney MD 20832
Toddler & Me is a fun, hands-on introduction to preschool experience for children ages 14 months – 2 years. A perfect chance for children to become comfortable going to school and make new friends, the children will explore and discover music, art, playground, and sensory exploration while playing, learning, and practicing social skills. Class activities will include art, cooking, story time, free play, circle and music time, snack, and playground/playroom time. Parents, grandparents, or a sp...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Parenting, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $10

 
 
Sat
Nov
  24
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
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Mon
Nov
  26
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
News in Review Roundtable; 4th Monday each month (ongoing) Coordinated by Mimi Rosenberg It is your turn to speak! Bring your educated opinions on a timely news event. A lively discussion on selected topics will be moderated by various facilitators. Come share your viewpoints and opinions. Coffee and tea will be provided.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Politics, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Fee: $5/ Free J member

 
 
Mon
Nov
  26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Washington Hebrew Congregation
3935 Macomb St, NW, Washington DC 20016
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Expand your appreciation of Jewish life and culture and join the hundreds who have participated in WHC's unique adult education program. We offer a wide array of classes taught by knowledgeable and passionate instructors from WHC and beyond. WHC Academy meets on Monday nights, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm with coffee, a light snack, and time to socialize. Our course offerings for the fall are: Fall...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Reform, History/Education
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $25 for members; $54 for non-members

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
TBD, TBD MD 20852
JFGW Executive Committee Meeting
Listed In:  Board/Executive Commitee, Governance/Board
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Tue
Nov
  27
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 
B'nai Shalom of Olney (B'nai Shalom of Olney Early Childhood School)
18401 Burtfield Drive, Olney MD 20832
Looking for a fun, indoor playspace for your toddler or preschooler to get their wiggles out? Use our indoor gym! On Tuesdays, October 16, 2018 – June 11, 2019, the ECS will open our indoor playroom to babies and toddlers between ages 0-4 years. We happily invite you and your family to enjoy our open-gym time from 9:30am- 10:30am weekly. Caregiver supervision required at all times. Open gym is $5.00 per session OR purchase a 5-session “virtual” coupon book for $20.00. Please make checks payabl...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Parenting
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax VA 22030
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Jewish Denominations: Addressing the Challenges of Modernity A fascinating study of the explosion in contemporary Judaism as reflected in the denominations. A fresh examination of Jewish identity and religious expression against the backdrop of dramatic political and social change of the past 300 years. Extensive insights into the historical and ideological developments of the major movemen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  more than $50; $250 plus materials

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
Perspectives on the Recent Rise in Anti-Semitism Instructors: Darcy Hirsh, Jewish Community Relations Council; Alan Ronkin, American Jewish Committee Washington DC Office; Seth Gordon-Lipkin, Anti- Defamation League Washington DC Region; Cpt. Ryan Morgan, Fairfax County Police Department; Cpt. Ronchez Hancock, VA State Police Anti-Semitism is frequently on the minds of most American Jews. In today’s complex world, anti-Semitism comes in many forms. This class will explore the roots of an...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Politics
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $54/ $36 member

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Ready, Set, Go to the Chanukah Bazaar Sponsored by Women of TRS Sun Nov 11, 18 and Dec 2, 8:45 AM-2:00 PM; Tues Nov 13, 20, 27, 5:30 -7:30 PM; Wed Nov 14, 28, 4:15-6:30 PM Everything you could possibly want to celebrate the Festival of Lights will be on display in the Grand Foyer! Choose from a large assortment of menorahs, Safed and beeswax candles, dreidels, books, crafts and toys, party goods and nut-free gelt. Hot items such as Chanukah socks and slippers plus fun children’s menorahs have b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Reform, Fair/Expo, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
The Foundation for Jewish Studies (Foundation for Jewish Studies)
14330 Travilah Road , Rockville MD 20850
The Foundation for Jewish Studies presents "How Jews and Christians Read Text Differently... and Why It Matters" with Professor Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences Although Jews and Christians share common books – the Jewish Tanakh and the Christian Old Testament – we read our shared stories in distinct ways. The variations in translation, punctuation, definitions, theology, emphasis, and even can...
Listed In:  Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Maryland, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Nov
  27
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., #100, Rockville MD 20852
Event with Dore Gold. More details to come
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Wed
Nov
  28
10:15 AM - 3:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
3830 Seminary Rd, Alexandria VA 22304
In 1984, a number of antique radio collectors in the Washington/Baltimore area formed a hobby group called the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club (MAARC). Soon after its founding, club members began exploring the possibility of creating a museum to share their interest in vintage radio with the general public. The resulting Radio History Society, Inc. (RHS) was a Maryland non-profit corporation established in 1993 but soon after became known as the National Capital Radio & Television Museum. This i...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Fee: $17 (includes bus transportation and museum)

 
 
Wed
Nov
  28
4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Ready, Set, Go to the Chanukah Bazaar Sponsored by Women of TRS Sun Nov 11, 18 and Dec 2, 8:45 AM-2:00 PM; Tues Nov 13, 20, 27, 5:30 -7:30 PM; Wed Nov 14, 28, 4:15-6:30 PM Everything you could possibly want to celebrate the Festival of Lights will be on display in the Grand Foyer! Choose from a large assortment of menorahs, Safed and beeswax candles, dreidels, books, crafts and toys, party goods and nut-free gelt. Hot items such as Chanukah socks and slippers plus fun children’s menorahs have b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Reform, Fair/Expo, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Nov
  28
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
American Jewish Committee
TBA, Washington DC 20005
AJC's Judge Learned Hand Award Honoree Dinner
Listed In:  DC
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Nov
  28
7:00 PM - 8:12 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
In mid-1940, as the Battle of France ended and the Battle of Britain was about to begin, five ships carrying German Jewish internees left Britain for Canada. These refugees from Nazism were held in prisoner of war camps in Canada for as long as two years. Eventually released into freedom, the former internees contributed to their new countries in a variety of ways. This class will explore this little known chapter in the Holocaust and what it was like for these refugees to be held behind ba...
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 members $15, others $20

 
 
Wed
Nov
  28
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS Development Department)
11710 Hunters Lane, Rockville MD 20852
CESJDS HOS Circle Celebration
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Wed
Nov
  28
8:15 PM - 9:25 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
The 150 religious poems that make up the Book of Psalms are deeply familiar and deeply strange. Entwined in both Jewish and Christian tradition, they form the backbone of the liturgy and yet speak to us in a modern, sometimes perplexing voice. We’ll read, compare translations and trace the powerful imagery in these works. Readings in English. Amy Schwartz is president of the Jewish Study Center and opinion editor of Moment Magazine.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Interfaith, Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; JSC, Adas members $25, non-members $35

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (Jewish Community Relations Council of GW)
11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac MD 20854
The JCRC of Greater Washington invites you to join members of the Greater Washington Jewish community to schmooze and nosh and discuss our legislative priorities and advocacy efforts with our Federal, State and Local Maryland elected officials. Kosher dietary laws observed. Online payment is preferred. For questions please contact Meredith R. Weisel, Esq.
Listed In:  Politics
Event Cost:  Free; free

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd, N. Bethesda MD 20852
Shalichim Weekly Meeting
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Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
B'nai Shalom of Olney (B'nai Shalom of Olney Early Childhood School)
18401 Burtfield Drive, Olney MD 20832
Toddler & Me is a fun, hands-on introduction to preschool experience for children ages 14 months – 2 years. A perfect chance for children to become comfortable going to school and make new friends, the children will explore and discover music, art, playground, and sensory exploration while playing, learning, and practicing social skills. Class activities will include art, cooking, story time, free play, circle and music time, snack, and playground/playroom time. Parents, grandparents, or a sp...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Parenting, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $10

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Congregation Etz Hayim (Congregation Etz Hayim (Conservative))
4201 Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22203
Join us at CUMC’s soup kitchen to help feed Arlington’s homeless. Across the street from the Ballston Metro Station on the orange line (back of building).
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Interfaith, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Volunteer
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
1811 R Street, NW, Washington DC 20009
Elizabeth Fox will discuss her new book and read selected letters. We Are Going to Be Lucky tells the story of a first-generation Jewish American couple separated by war, captured in their own words. Lenny and Diana Miller were married just one year before America entered World War II and Lenny was sent off to train and fight. Deeply committed to social justice, and bonded to one another by love, both vowed to write to one another daily. As Lenny made his way through basic training in Mississip...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Nov
  29
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Tifereth Israel Congregation
7701 16th Street, NW, Washington DC 20012
When it comes to sex, the rabbis have a number of opinions about what makes sex positive and sacred and what kind of sex we should avoid. We’ll explore rabbinic texts that talk about good sex and bad sex, often peeking into the sex life of the rabbis’ themselves for the answers. Led by Rabbi Avi Strausberg, Director of National Learning Initiatives of Hadar Free to attend and open to all; RSVP: www.tinyurl.com/GSBS18 Questions? Contact TI: 202-882-1605 or info@tifereth-israel.org
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, DC, Conservative, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Nov
  30
5:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Congregation Etz Hayim (Congregation Etz Hayim (Conservative))
4201 Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22203
Join us at CUMC’s soup kitchen to help feed Arlington’s homeless. Across the street from the Ballston Metro Station on the orange line (back of building).
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Interfaith, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Volunteer
Event Cost:  

 
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