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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Mon
May
  20
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
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Tue
May
  21
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  22
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
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Wed
May
  22
8:15 PM - 9:25 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
Landscapes tell stories. The old Jewish cemetery in Sambir, Ukraine bears witness to the tragic murder of innocents during the Holocaust under Nazi occupation and the subsequent desecration of the site under Soviet rule. “Remember Sambir!” is a project that seeks to create a renewed garden of reconciliation. Our vision is to tell the tragic story of the site with respect and reverence. The concept honors multiple generations: the memory of the vibrant old Jewish community; the innocent martyrs o...
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, Fabrangen members $15, others $20.

 
 
Thu
May
  23
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
3939 Prince William Dr., Fairfax VA 22031
Join us for the 4th Annual Lag B'Omer Community Celebration. Highlights include music by an Israeli DJ, inflatables, petting zoo, wall climbing, moonbounces, BBQ and falafel, bonfire, live music, face painting and much more! *This is an outdoor event; bring an outdoor chair or blanket Tickets: $8 Child | $12 Adult | $45 Family Max | Free - Under 2 Get your ticketsat novacelebrateslagbomer2019.bpt.me (Food available for purchase)
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Community-Wide/Festivals, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
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Thu
May
  23
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
May
  24
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
May
  25
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
May
  26
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Q St NW, Washington DC 20036
The Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals combine to present world-class cinema and music that explore the breadth of the Jewish and Israeli Experience, promoting awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. The WJFF is one of the OLDEST, LARGEST, and MOST PRESTIGIOUS international Jewish film festivals in the country. The WJMF is recognized as one of the country’s most ESSENTIAL showcases of Jewish music. Recent guests include major US and international talen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
May
  29
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
What do we do when there is a conflict between the need to keep Jewish spaces safe and the need for those spaces to feel sacred, open and welcoming? Ever since the tragic events in Pittsburgh, Jewish communities of all shapes and sizes have been grappling with the need for increased security and the issues that this raises. In the first of these two sessions, Rabbi Aaron Alexander will discuss the ways in which Jewish law and custom can teach us how to walk this tightrope. In the second session,...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, Professional Development, Advocacy, History/Education
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; JSC, Adas, Fabrangen members $15, others $20. Both

 
 
Sun
Jun
  2
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
 
American Jewish Committee
1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20009
Join hundreds of young professional leaders from around the world at AJC Global Forum, a unique policy and advocacy conference. Each year more than 2,500 people from 70+ countries convene to discuss, debate, and advocate on key issues affecting the future of world Jewry. There are large plenary sessions featuring addresses from influential leaders, smaller breakout sessions with policy experts, and meetings with diplomats and members of Congress. At AJC Global Forum, you will explore the challen...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Advocacy, Israel, Networking, Politics
Event Cost:  more than $50; $99

 
 
Sun
Jun
  2
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
Israel Fest: Celebrating Israeli Innovations Highlights include: Performance by the Tzofim Friendship Caravan Hands-on activities “Masada” Rock Wall Food for purchase in Jerusalem Café Moon bounce and inflatable fun Entertainment Israeli dancing Israel-style shuk (market) Exhibits …and more! Free Admission and Free Parking (shuttle service available)! This program is in partnership with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and in collaboration with area synagogues and Jewish agencies...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, Israel, Social Events
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Sun
Jun
  2
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Kolot HaLev Choir (Kolot Halev)
14330 Travilah Road, Rockville MD 20850
The concert will highlight compositions from different French and Jewish liturgical traditions and feature works by French masters who were Jewish, such as Jacques Halévy and Darius Milhaud, or Christian, such as Georges Bizet and César Franck.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $20

 
 
Sun
Jun
  2
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Congregation Har Shalom
11510 Falls Road, Potomac MD 20854
Join us for Broadway Cabaret -- a showcase of songs from more than a dozen celebrated musicals including Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Damn Yankees, Fiddler on the Roof, Hello, Dolly!, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, The Music Man, Oliver!, Once Upon A Mattress, The Secret Garden, Seussical the Musical, Shrek The Musical, and The Wizard of Oz. The lively event will feature cast members from 14 years of Har Shalom Players' shows, along with special guest vocalist, Ben Lurye. Wine and de...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Conservative, Arts & Culture, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Advance: $20/adult; $18/under age 12; $22 at door

 
 
Wed
Jun
  5
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
 
Jewish Study Center
2850 Quebec St, NW, Washington DC 20008
What do we do when there is a conflict between the need to keep Jewish spaces safe and the need for those spaces to feel sacred, open and welcoming? Ever since the tragic events in Pittsburgh, Jewish communities of all shapes and sizes have been grappling with the need for increased security and the issues that this raises. In the first of these two sessions, Rabbi Aaron Alexander will discuss the ways in which Jewish law and custom can teach us how to walk this tightrope. In the second session,...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, Professional Development, Advocacy, History/Education
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; JSC, Adas, Fabrangen members $15, others $20. Both