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.

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Thu
May
  30
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Shoresh Hebrew High School
Address to be provided with RSVP, Silver Spring/Chevy Chase MD 20910
Join us for a Parlor meeting / Information session to learn more about Shoresh Hebrew High School, a unique Jewish Studies Program for Teens in 8-12th grade who attend secular schools in the Greater Washington region. Shoresh is a text based study of Judaics and gives its students room to grow in their knowledge of Judaism. No prior Hebrew knowledge necessary. Shoresh meets Sundays from 5:30-8:30 pm during the school year at the conveniently located Bender JCC in Rockville. Dinner is included. ...
Listed In:  Families, Teens, Maryland, Non-denominational, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education
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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
  23
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Maccabi USA-Sports for Israel
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place Southwest, Washington DC 20024
Maccabi USA DC FLF (Future Leaders Forum) invites Maccabi USA Alumni, Athletes, family members and all our friends in the DC area, to join our first Maccabi FunRun in DC, to bring together the Jewish community for a day of sports and fundraising for local Jewish and Israeli charities, and the Global Maccabi Movement.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Teens, DC, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $20

 
 
Mon
Sep
  2
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
18028 Central Park Circle , Boyds MD 20841
Shaare Torah Jewish Community, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and the Islamic Society of the Washington Area are proud to partner for the third annual Montgomery County Interfaith 5K. Our goal is to bring together communities of faith in the county so people from diverse backgrounds can join forces to share a fun and health-promoting activity, teach tolerance through exposure and friendship and enjoy each other’s company. We are still seeking partners in this endeavor. Any interested religious ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Interfaith, Teens, Maryland, Advocacy, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $20/adult

 
 
Nov 6 - Nov 10
Multiple times available
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Bender JCC: Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts)
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Coming soon
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Havurot/Minyanim, Humanist, Non-denominational, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, Fair/Expo, History/Education, Israel, Networking, Social Events, Volunteer, JWRP
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Sun
Apr
  26
9:00 AM - 2:00 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, Interfaith, Seniors, Teens, DC, Maryland, Reform, Volunteer
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Sun
Apr
  26
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington invites you to join us on Sunday, April 26, 2020, join us for the annual Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Day, along with hundreds of thousands of volunteers from around the globe for a day of giving back. Good Deeds Day is made possible by Drs. Ellen & Stuart Lessans, in loving memory of Sara & Samuel J. Lessans.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Interfaith, Seniors, Teens, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Community-Wide/Festivals, Volunteer
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Sun
Apr
  18
9:00 AM - 2:00 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, Interfaith, Seniors, Teens, DC, Maryland, Reform, Volunteer
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