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
Feb
  21
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
SchoolTalk, Edlavich DCJCC and DCASE invite you to: A Convening on Sex Education and Creating Healthy Relationships for DC Youth with Disabilities We invite all stakeholders, self-advocates, community members, family members, educators and anyone ready to be “change agents” regarding Sex Education & Healthy Relationships for Youth with Disabilities, to join us for dynamic discussions and creative problem-solving to help our DC youth with disabilities develop productive, independent and healthy...
Listed In:  College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Special Needs, DC, Adult Education, Advocacy, Leadership Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; free

 
 
Wed
Feb
  21
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Interfaith Families Project (IFFP) (Interfaith Families Project)
310 Tulip Avenue, Takoma Park MD 20912
Workshops in Growing as a Jewish/Christian Couple Are you in an interfaith marriage and want tools and support for living with two faiths? Are you in an interfaith relationship and trying to determine whether marriage will work? Do you have questions about how to raise your children? Deal with extended family? Celebrate both Christian and Jewish holidays? The series will be led by Rabbi Rain Zohav & Rev. Julia Jarvis, Spiritual Leaders of IFFP with Father Michael Kelly of St. Martin of Tours, w...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Interfaith, Maryland, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Counseling/Support, History/Education, Parenting
Event Cost:  more than $50; The cost is $300 per series for non-member couples

 
 
Wed
Feb
  21
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
Celebrity Moderator: Ron Kampeas, Washington editor, Jewish Telegraphic Agency Final speakers list: -Jason Samenow, Capital Weather Gang, WAMU -Rabbi Haim Ovadia, Magen David Sephardic Congregation -Bonnie Benwick, Deputy Food Editor, Washington Post -Bob Rovinsky, former Director, IT Enterprise Services, FAA, former president, Jewish Study Center JSC, Adas members $10, others $15 includes all the debate materials you can eat!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; JSC, Adas members $10, others $12

 
 
Wed
Feb
  21
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington VA 22206
Robbie Schaefer, of acclaimed folk/rock/indie band Eddie From Ohio, crafts a touching and funny world premiere musical portrait about father, son, and the space between them. A master storyteller, Robbie journeys from his Jewish father’s immigration to the United States, to his childhood in India, discovering his passion for music, and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and the discovery of his father’s haunted past during World War II. Enriched...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $40 - 89

 
 
Wed
Feb
  21
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
She's America's favorite sex therapist! But before she became Dr. Ruth, Karola Siegel had to flee Germany in the Kindertransport, become a sniper in Jerusalem, and survive as a single mother in America.  Starring Naomi Jacobson, this heartwarming one-woman show is written by the author of Theater J’s Freud’s Last Session. Filled with humor and honesty, Becoming Dr. Ruth is a triumphant and life-affirming story of a girl who found her own unique place in the world. Directed by Holly Twyford.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Feb
  22
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Class Description Do you imagine fantastic stories and scenarios in your head? Do you hear vivid characters talking to each other wish individual voices? Do you wish you had the tools and skills to put these scenes and dialogues down on paper? Join us for our first ever dramatic writing class, taught by award-winning playwright Renee Calarco, and try your hand at playwriting. The class wil...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education
Event Cost:  more than $50; $260

 
 
Thu
Feb
  22
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent parkway, Columbia MD 21044
Playwright Susan McCully’s original production about Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters, “All She Must Possess,” will premiere at Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC). Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived tranquil, appropriate lives as respected Victorian ladies. Instead, the iconic duo voraciously collected art and curios from around the world. The unassuming Etta, often overshadowed by her si...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Feb
  22
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
She's America's favorite sex therapist! But before she became Dr. Ruth, Karola Siegel had to flee Germany in the Kindertransport, become a sniper in Jerusalem, and survive as a single mother in America.  Starring Naomi Jacobson, this heartwarming one-woman show is written by the author of Theater J’s Freud’s Last Session. Filled with humor and honesty, Becoming Dr. Ruth is a triumphant and life-affirming story of a girl who found her own unique place in the world. Directed by Holly Twyford.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Feb
  22
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda MD 20852
After 15 years as leader of The Idan Raichel Project, international music icon Idan Raichel is focusing on the basic essence of his songs with a solo piano concert entitled Idan Raichel: Piano Songs. Raichel presents his melodies, lyrics, and the stories behind them in their pure, stripped-down form, as they were originally written at home or in the studio. This intimate and inspiring show allows Raichel to demonstrate his gifts as a singer-songwriter and endearing solo stage presence. This perf...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Israel
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $32 - $74

 
 
Thu
Feb
  22
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington VA 22206
Robbie Schaefer, of acclaimed folk/rock/indie band Eddie From Ohio, crafts a touching and funny world premiere musical portrait about father, son, and the space between them. A master storyteller, Robbie journeys from his Jewish father’s immigration to the United States, to his childhood in India, discovering his passion for music, and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and the discovery of his father’s haunted past during World War II. Enriched...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $40 - 89

 
 
Fri
Feb
  23
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent parkway, Columbia MD 21044
Playwright Susan McCully’s original production about Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters, “All She Must Possess,” will premiere at Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC). Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived tranquil, appropriate lives as respected Victorian ladies. Instead, the iconic duo voraciously collected art and curios from around the world. The unassuming Etta, often overshadowed by her si...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Feb
  24
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Tikvat Israel Congregation
2200 Baltimore Road, Rockville MD 20851
February is known as Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). Our Inclusion Shabbat will feature “Connecting Cultures” founder Lobna (Luby) Ismail (right) will present thought-provoking ideas connecting her Muslim-American identity and culture alongside living with multiple sclerosis.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Special Needs, Maryland, Conservative, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Feb
  24
9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
It is commonplace to say that the Bible provides guidance for modern living. But in what way is this really true? Most people haven’t a clue. For the last two years, Rabbi Sid Schwarz’s Biblical Wisdom course has been so popular he has kept the same format and is now offering Part III. The class explores how Biblical stories provide guidance to three issues that human beings have been struggling with since the dawn of civilization. The class includes some presentation from Rabbi Sid, working in ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Feb
  24
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington VA 22206
Robbie Schaefer, of acclaimed folk/rock/indie band Eddie From Ohio, crafts a touching and funny world premiere musical portrait about father, son, and the space between them. A master storyteller, Robbie journeys from his Jewish father’s immigration to the United States, to his childhood in India, discovering his passion for music, and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and the discovery of his father’s haunted past during World War II. Enriched...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  more than $50; $40 - 89

 
 
Sat
Feb
  24
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent parkway, Columbia MD 21044
Playwright Susan McCully’s original production about Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters, “All She Must Possess,” will premiere at Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC). Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived tranquil, appropriate lives as respected Victorian ladies. Instead, the iconic duo voraciously collected art and curios from around the world. The unassuming Etta, often overshadowed by her si...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost: