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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Fri
May
  25
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
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Sun
May
  27
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Sephardic Heritage International DC (SHIN DC)
950 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 20560
Join Sephardic Heritage International DC (SHIN DC) & The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art for a special screening of Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew (dir. Rebecca Shore, 2016, Israel, 43 min., Hebrew with English subtitles). From 1984 to 1991, over 22,500 Ethiopian Jews emigrated to Israel as a part of Operations Moses, Joshua, and Solomon. Young Mekonen Abebe was one of these emigrants, alongside his family—but Abebe’s father died before he could make the trip. Follow along wit...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Wed
May
  30
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
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Thu
May
  31
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Tikkun Olam Women's Foundation of Greater Washington
600 I Street, NW, Washington  DC 20001
Revealing #Metoo as #Wetoo in Jewish Communal Life, originally hosted in New York by the New York Jewish Women’s Foundation, will provide the basis for our event. We will use their script as a guide and create our own town hall for the Greater Washington region, inviting speakers to talk about their own experiences and knowledge of the issues, as well as readers to dramatize some of the stories that were collected by the Gam Ami project on Facebook (anonymous #metoo stories from the Jewish commu...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Women & Girls, DC, Non-denominational, Advocacy
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Thu
May
  31
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Jun
  2
8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jun
  3
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Temple Beth Ami
14330 Travilah Road, Rockville MD 20850
Join us at Temple Beth Ami in Rockville, Maryland for a Community-Wide Primary Election Forum. This event is open to the public. Session 1 (10-11:15 am): Come hear from candidates for Maryland House of Delegates (from districts 15, 16, 17 & 39). Session II (11:45 am - 1 pm): Come hear from candidates for Montgomery County Executive. All sessions will be moderated panels. For more information, please email: bethamigotv@gmail.com.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Maryland, Advocacy, History/Education, Politics
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Sun
Jun
  3
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
1961 Chain Bridge Rd, Tysons VA 22182
The Greater Washington Jewish Community celebrates Israel @70 with a free concert for all.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, Israel
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Sun
Jun
  3
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec Street, NW, Washington DC 20008
Visions of Israel A Celebration of Culture and Creativity The annual spring concert at Adas Israel Presented by Cantor Arianne Brown & the Musical Moments Committee Join us as we celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday with an immersive experience of Israeli music, theater, dance, and visual arts. ISRABAND is an Israeli cover band specialized in providing an authentic and refreshing experience through a variety of the biggest hits of the Israeli culture. Theater J presents Tasting Menu by acclai...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Conservative, Arts & Culture, Israel
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $18 Gen Admission/$36 Premiere Seating

 
 
Sun
Jun
  3
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Jun
  4
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Jun
  5
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
Food 4 Thought: A Conversation with Virginia Delegate Simon This year, Virginia’s legislature will have held both a regular and a special budget session. Temple member and House Delegate Marcus Simon will assess the session, provide perspective on areas where the changed state political environment might portend greater cross-aisle collaboration, and share his thoughts on how we might better advance our Jewish Advocacy Day goals. Be part of the conversation. There will be ample time for Q and A...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Northern Virginia, Reform, Adult Education, Advocacy, Politics
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Jun
  6
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jun
  7
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
RBG’s Personal Trainer Bryant Johnson and 2Unstoppable’s Co-Founders Conversation & Book Signing Meet Supreme Court Justice and octogenarian Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer and author of “The RBG Workout! How She Stays Strong...and You Can Too!” Bryant Johnson. He’ll be in conversation with Michelle Stravitz of 2Unstoppable. 2Unstoppable is a fantastic on-line resource that helps cancer survivors at any stage get up and move! It offers free online matching with an exercise partner that ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Fitness & Wellness, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Suggested $5 donation

 
 
Thu
Jun
  7
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Theater J)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Zalmy lives a double life: by day, he’s the rebbe’s loyal foot soldier, driving a tricked-out “Mitzvah Tank” through NYC with his best friend Shmuel. By night, he sneaks away from his orthodox community to roller-skate, dance in discos, and listen to rock and roll. But when he befriends a zealous young man eager to be his student, the barrier between Zalmy’s two worlds starts to crack—until he finds himself in the middle of the 1991 Crown Heights riots and must choose once and for all where he b...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost: