College

Whether you are currently a student in the Greater Washington DC area, or are considering one of our many local colleges and universities, we are glad that you have found the Students section of JConnect.org. Everything in this area is targeted towards enhancing your college experience and connecting with your Jewish background and traditions. Many cool and fun Jewish events and programs on our local campuses are included in the calendar below.  We encourage you to check ‘em out and have some fun!


To find programs targeted to your specific interests, like movies, sports, volunteer programs or holiday observances, click on “View All Events” below and select the categories that interest you.

Upcoming Events
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Wed
Jul
  24
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Embassy Of Israel
5612 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20015
One Show Only! “Thanks to Folkenflik’s performance, the many conflicts tearing at Menachem’s soul have the texture of truth, pain and confusion. ” – Sarah Ward, Screen Daily Menachem (Moshe Folkenflik), a former frontman for a rock band, is now religious, and a father to a six-year-old. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative solution to fund the expensive treatments. He reunites his band for one last tour. The journey to save his daughter exposes old wounds and allo...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Arts & Culture, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jul
  28
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps (Avodah)
1957 E Street NW, Washington DC 20052
Join us for the DC Service Corps siyyum (completion) celebration from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, drinks, and our closing program. We hope to see you there!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Leadership Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Aug
  2
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Mid Atlantic Chapter)
3935 Macomb St NW, Washington DC 20016
Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF) and Washington Hebrew Congregation are partnering together to welcome home the newest Birthright participants and our Greater DC Young Professional Community for a very special Macomb Street Shabbat experience. There will be music! There will be food! There will be drinks! and of course, Israelis to compliment a meaningful Shabbat service. More information to come!!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; TBD

 
 
Tue
Aug
  6
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
1811 R Street, NW, Washington DC 20009
Beginning at age 13, TM Garret became attracted to White Nationalist groups. He joined the White Supremacist movement and founded a series of skinhead bands with names like Celtic Moon, Wolfsrudel (Wolfspack) and Höllenhunde (Hounds of Hell). Later he became a member of a German Ku Klux Klan faction and formed his own KKK group. Today, Garret is an anti-racist activist and lives in Horn Lake, Mississippi. He is the founder and organizer of the annual Memphis Peace Conference. He works with the ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture, History/Education
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Tue
Aug
  6
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
SVIVAH
314 Carroll Street NW, Washington DC 20012
Join us for a powerful evening of connection over text and an amplification of women’s Torah perspectives. HerTorah is a program offered in partnership with SVIVAH and Maharat. This program is appropriate for learners of all levels/backgrounds. Women* 12+ welcomed. Summer Supper with Aliza Sperling: Join us for a summer evening together enjoying beautiful Torah, beautiful food, and fabulous company. HerTorah will gather at Soupergirl Takoma for a light supper and another opportunity to learn f...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Women & Girls, Teens, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Suggested Donation of $18

 
 
Tue
Aug
  13
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Aug
  14
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Aug
  15
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Aug
  16
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Aug
  17
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Aug
  18
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
2660 Woodley Rd, Washington DC 20008
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Six days, 1,500 Jews, 75 world-class presenters, 180 lectures, workshops, and entertainment options, and gourmet kosher cuisine. Dubbed "the Jewish event of the year!" A celebration of Jewish life and learning. The event is fully Kosher. All meat is Glatt and dairy is Cholov Yisrael. Caters to special dietary requirements. Register today, visit Jretreat.com For more information or questi...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Aug
  28
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Israel American Council - Washington DC
We will provide exact address upon registration, Rockville MD 20852
Are you new to the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) area? Join us for a gathering with our local community. Meet other families from the Jewish and Israeli communities, and enjoy some coffee and snacks. Kids are welcome - we would love to meet you all.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Israel, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sep 4 - Sep 29
Multiple times available
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
From an extraordinary collaboration of international artists comes Love Sick, the critically-acclaimed new musical that fuses a thrilling original score, Middle-Eastern harmonics, dazzling choreography, and an inspired story of passion and awakening. Based on The Song of Songs, Love Sick tells the story a young wife in a lifeless marriage who discovers she has a secret admirer. Intrigued, she begins a mysterious, dizzying journey of sexual and personal empowerment. Love Sick’s creative team inc...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $34-64

 
 
Sun
Sep
  8
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814
Grab a burger, catch up with old friends, and welcome our new and prospective members at our Back to Shul BBQ – rain or shine! Learn about Beth El Affinity and Interest groups, Dunk the Clergy in a Dunk Tank, bounce house for the kids and snow cone truck for everyone! $5 per child (3-10) $10 per person over 10 $35 max per family Prospective Members FREE
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Conservative, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $5/child $10/adult Free for Prospective Members

 
 
Sat
Sep
  28
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
200 East Middle Lane , Rockville MD 20850
Rockville’s own Main Street invites you to Flapjacks & Friends, a free event. We envision a casual, festive street party with several hundred people under a big tent with griddles and flapjacks! Our sponsors will stand side by side with Main Street members and cook flapjacks to serve our inclusive community. We will have live entertainment performed by children and adults of all abilities from local clubs, choirs, cheerleading squads, and schools. Please join us as Main Street members, friends, ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Special Needs, Maryland, Advocacy, Culinary, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Free