Teens

This page has been created just for you, Jewish teens in the Greater Washington area. We know how much you have on your plates, so we want to make things as easy as possible for you. Below, you’ll find a listing of local events specifically for teens. In addition, our community is lucky enough to have so many different options and activities available through our youth movements, synagogues, and partner institutions. Anything that you’re looking for you can find in the Greater Washington Jewish community, from opportunities to get your SSL hours, to trips to Israel, to leadership training, to unlimited social opportunities.


Head over to the teen resource page to see a listing of travel programs, local youth movements, and social action projects. And always feel free to reach out to Samantha Vinokor, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Jewish Teen Engagement and Philanthropy Associate at samantha.vinokor@shalomdc.org. Samantha is eager to connect with you and to work together to create meaningful moments for teens in our community.

Upcoming Events
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Tue
Dec
  25
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 
D25
400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington DC 20001
December 25th Day of Service (D25) is the Edlavitch DCJCC’s largest volunteer event of the year. Join hundreds of volunteers at a social service agency in the metro-DC area to prepare and serve meals, sing carols, visit home-bound seniors, throw holiday parties, play bingo, and deliver holiday cheer to those in need. This year, while the EDCJCC building is undergoing renovation, the Hyatt Regency will be D25’s home base. Several ways to give back will be available on-site at the Hyatt Regency, ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Interfaith, Seniors, Teens, DC, Volunteer
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $20/person

 
 
Thu
Jan
  3
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
TBD, TBD MD 20852
A special event for those students who have graduated from the H2YP program or from the Student Volunteer Program. We invite you to join us for an evening of bocci, bowling and conversation. This is open to those students 18-25 who have participated in either the H2YP program or Student Volunteer program at Charles E. Smith Life Communities.
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jan
  13
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Are you ready for the leadership experience of a lifetime? Jteen Philanthropy is your chance to change the world while having an amazing time with your friends. As a member of a giving circle, you will take on the role of a philanthropist and make decisions that impact people and organizations locally and worldwide. Take part in this unique program for an amazing addition to your college res...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $360

 
 
Mon
Jan
  21
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Congregation Etz Hayim (Congregation Etz Hayim (Conservative))
2920 Arlington Blvd., Arlington VA 22204
Congregation Etz Hayim is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 Volunteer Arlington MLK Day of Service. This day will help strengthen and empower our community through hands-on service projects and on-site volunteer training opportunities. Please register on the Volunteer Arlington website at https://volunteer.leadercenter.org/civicrm/event/register?id=17&reset=1 Projects fill up quickly so please register by mid-December or as soon as possible. Choose any of the service projects that interes...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Interfaith, Seniors, Teens, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Volunteer
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Jan
  21
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
In conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and the spirit of community that this day inspires, Volunteer Fairfax proudly presents this program that gives families the opportunity to participate in a number of meaningful projects. Visit volunteerfairfax.org to register. Registration opens on December 17th!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Social Events, Volunteer
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Sun
Feb
  10
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Are you ready for the leadership experience of a lifetime? Jteen Philanthropy is your chance to change the world while having an amazing time with your friends. As a member of a giving circle, you will take on the role of a philanthropist and make decisions that impact people and organizations locally and worldwide. Take part in this unique program for an amazing addition to your college res...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $360

 
 
Sat
Feb
  16
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah
11825 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac MD 20854
One night only - Yonina in concert all the way from Israel! You've seen them on YouTube and Facebook, now see them in concert!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Orthodox, Arts & Culture, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Sun
Mar
  3
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Are you ready for the leadership experience of a lifetime? Jteen Philanthropy is your chance to change the world while having an amazing time with your friends. As a member of a giving circle, you will take on the role of a philanthropist and make decisions that impact people and organizations locally and worldwide. Take part in this unique program for an amazing addition to your college res...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $360

 
 
Sun
Mar
  31
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Life and Learning)
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, in partnership with the Montgomery County Transition Work Group, as we host a resource fair for young adults with disabilities and their families. Learn about social, recreational, vocational, employment, housing and financial resources and opportunities from more than 35 organizations in our community. This event is free and open to adults, young adults and high school students ages 14 and up.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Special Needs, Teens, Maryland, Advocacy, Career/Employment, Counseling/Support, Fair/Expo, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, Networking
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Sun
Apr
  7
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Washington Hebrew Congregation
3935 Macomb St, NW, Washington DC 20016
Washington Hebrew Congregation's Mitzvah Day on April 7, 2019, represents the culmination of our yearlong focus on community service and our long-standing commitment to helping the homeless, sick, hungry, and underprivileged in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. community. On Mitzvah Day, our volunteers, young and old working together, lend their time, energy, and compassion to social service agencies working to improve the lives of people in need. In keeping with Judaism's teachings of tikkun o...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, DC, Reform, Volunteer
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Apr
  14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Are you ready for the leadership experience of a lifetime? Jteen Philanthropy is your chance to change the world while having an amazing time with your friends. As a member of a giving circle, you will take on the role of a philanthropist and make decisions that impact people and organizations locally and worldwide. Take part in this unique program for an amazing addition to your college res...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  more than $50; $360

 
 
Sun
May
  5
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (Jewish Community Relations Council of GW)
6101 Executive Blvd., Suite 300, Rockville MD 20852
JCRC's Yom Ha'Shoah v'Hagvurah Commemoration includes arts and artifacts exhibits, a keynote address, music by the community choir, original readings and prayers as well as the inter-generational candle lighting and recitation of the Holocaust Mourner's Kaddish. Additional programming preceding the commemoration includes: - an interactive commemorative program for teens - Dor L'Dor small group discussions with Holocaust survivors for families with teens and adults of all ages - an ar...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Adult Education, Community-Wide/Festivals, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
May
  5
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (Jewish Community Relations Council of GW)
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
The Northern Virginia Holocaust Observance includes arts and artifacts exhibits, a keynote address, music by the community choir, original readings and prayers read by interfaith clergy and dignitaries as well as the inter-generational candle lighting and recitation of the Holocaust Mourner's Kaddish. A separate program for teens will precede the observance as will an art and artifacts exhibit and B'nai B'rith's "Unto Every Person There Is A Name," reading of names of those who perished in the ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Northern Virginia, Adult Education, Community-Wide/Festivals, History/Education
Event Cost: