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
Aug
  6
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
SVIVAH
314 Carroll Street NW, Washington DC 20012
Join us for a powerful evening of connection over text and an amplification of women’s Torah perspectives. HerTorah is a program offered in partnership with SVIVAH and Maharat. This program is appropriate for learners of all levels/backgrounds. Women* 12+ welcomed. Summer Supper with Aliza Sperling: Join us for a summer evening together enjoying beautiful Torah, beautiful food, and fabulous company. HerTorah will gather at Soupergirl Takoma for a light supper and another opportunity to learn f...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Women & Girls, Teens, DC, Non-denominational, Adult Education, History/Education, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Suggested Donation of $18

 
 
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

 
 
Sun
Sep
  8
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Jewish Council for the Aging ® (JCA) (Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA))
12320 Parklawn Dr., Rockville MD 20852
Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) will hold a 5 mile "Walk So Seniors Can Thrive". Join us or make a donation. Each registrant will be given access to a website so they can solicit donations from family, friends, colleague, neighbors, etc., etc., etc. Additional details to follow. Ribbon cutting to be held at start of walk by a special guest TBD.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Fundraising/Philanthropy
Event Cost:  Free; Donations welcome

 
 
Sun
Sep
  8
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814
Grab a burger, catch up with old friends, and welcome our new and prospective members at our Back to Shul BBQ – rain or shine! Learn about Beth El Affinity and Interest groups, Dunk the Clergy in a Dunk Tank, bounce house for the kids and snow cone truck for everyone! $5 per child (3-10) $10 per person over 10 $35 max per family Prospective Members FREE
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Conservative, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $5/child $10/adult Free for Prospective Members

 
 
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
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Nov
  17
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.
Jteen Philanthropy 2.0 is your chance to take the skills that you’ve learned this past year and put them into action. You choose the causes, advocate for the organizations that we will see and serve as leaders in the local philanthropic community. Once again, you’ll have the chance to allocate thousands of dollars to local, national and international non-profits. You’ll develop leadership sk...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Nov
  17
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
After finishing two years of Federation’s Jteen Philanthropy, you are invited to join us for the ultimate leadership experience. In addition to choosing your own causes and allocating funds, you will have the opportunity to learn fundraising skills, plan and implement personal, as well as collective funding goals. Experience the fundraising and allocations process from start to finish!
...
Listed In:  Teens, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Dec
  8
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.
Jteen Philanthropy 2.0 is your chance to take the skills that you’ve learned this past year and put them into action. You choose the causes, advocate for the organizations that we will see and serve as leaders in the local philanthropic community. Once again, you’ll have the chance to allocate thousands of dollars to local, national and international non-profits. You’ll develop leadership sk...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Dec
  8
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
After finishing two years of Federation’s Jteen Philanthropy, you are invited to join us for the ultimate leadership experience. In addition to choosing your own causes and allocating funds, you will have the opportunity to learn fundraising skills, plan and implement personal, as well as collective funding goals. Experience the fundraising and allocations process from start to finish!
...
Listed In:  Teens, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jan
  12
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.
Jteen Philanthropy 2.0 is your chance to take the skills that you’ve learned this past year and put them into action. You choose the causes, advocate for the organizations that we will see and serve as leaders in the local philanthropic community. Once again, you’ll have the chance to allocate thousands of dollars to local, national and international non-profits. You’ll develop leadership sk...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jan
  12
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
After finishing two years of Federation’s Jteen Philanthropy, you are invited to join us for the ultimate leadership experience. In addition to choosing your own causes and allocating funds, you will have the opportunity to learn fundraising skills, plan and implement personal, as well as collective funding goals. Experience the fundraising and allocations process from start to finish!
...
Listed In:  Teens, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Feb
  2
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.
Jteen Philanthropy 2.0 is your chance to take the skills that you’ve learned this past year and put them into action. You choose the causes, advocate for the organizations that we will see and serve as leaders in the local philanthropic community. Once again, you’ll have the chance to allocate thousands of dollars to local, national and international non-profits. You’ll develop leadership sk...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Feb
  2
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
After finishing two years of Federation’s Jteen Philanthropy, you are invited to join us for the ultimate leadership experience. In addition to choosing your own causes and allocating funds, you will have the opportunity to learn fundraising skills, plan and implement personal, as well as collective funding goals. Experience the fundraising and allocations process from start to finish!
...
Listed In:  Teens, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  8
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.
Jteen Philanthropy 2.0 is your chance to take the skills that you’ve learned this past year and put them into action. You choose the causes, advocate for the organizations that we will see and serve as leaders in the local philanthropic community. Once again, you’ll have the chance to allocate thousands of dollars to local, national and international non-profits. You’ll develop leadership sk...
Listed In:  Teens, Maryland, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  8
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
After finishing two years of Federation’s Jteen Philanthropy, you are invited to join us for the ultimate leadership experience. In addition to choosing your own causes and allocating funds, you will have the opportunity to learn fundraising skills, plan and implement personal, as well as collective funding goals. Experience the fundraising and allocations process from start to finish!
...
Listed In:  Teens, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development
Event Cost: