Women and Girls

Explore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, volunteer opportunities, holiday gatherings and more programs geared towards women and girls in the Greater Washington community. Search the full calendar by clicking on “View All Events” below, then sort by your interests.

We encourage you to browse and check out all that is available to you. If you need assistance or further information, please contact Jconnect at jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the Contact Us page.

Upcoming Events
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Mon
Apr
  23
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Imagine Israel)
1111 Taft St, Rockville MD 20850
Doing Good Event with Young Women's Coalition featuring Imagine Israel Changemaker Joseph Gitler
Listed In:  Women & Girls, Maryland, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Apr
  24
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
Sefirat Ha'Omer Yoga - Tuesday mornings 8:45 - 10 am from April 3 to May 15 (seven weeks) For seven weeks, for 49 days we count the Omer in the period between Passover to Shavout. Each of the seven weeks is linked to an emotional/soul level attribute or Sephira: Chesed/Loving Kindness; Gevurah/Inner Discipline; Tiferet/Compassion, Truth and Beauty; Netzach/Strength and Endurance; Hod/Humility; Yesod/Bonding and Connection; Malchut/Leadership and Majesty. Each day of the week is also linked to ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5

 
 
Wed
Apr
  25
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Women's Self-Defense Workshop All women are invited to participate in a hands-on workshop taught by Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Learn self-defense tips, such as situational awareness, how to hold keys, and what to do if you are attacked. A discussion about domestic violence is included. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers for this interactive program. Light refreshments. Contact: Stephanie Husik Tebor, stephanieteborphd@verizon.net, 703.508.4836 Cost: $5.00 Women of TRS members;...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5, WoTRS members; $7, nonmembers

 
 
Wed
Apr
  25
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Bender JCC and JWI Present: She Says: Real Women, Real Conversation
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Women & Girls, Maryland, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Apr
  26
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington )
Private home, Potomac MD 20854
JWRP Cohort Dalet final post-trip session.
Listed In:  Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Israel, JWRP
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Apr
  30
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington )
Address provided upon positive RSVP, Bethesda MD 20817
Join Federation staff to learn about the 2018 Women's Philanthropy Mission to Prague & Budapest. This is a great opportunity to learn about this exciting community-building trip, ask questions and meet other potential participants.
Listed In:  Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Travel, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  1
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
Sefirat Ha'Omer Yoga - Tuesday mornings 8:45 - 10 am from April 3 to May 15 (seven weeks) For seven weeks, for 49 days we count the Omer in the period between Passover to Shavout. Each of the seven weeks is linked to an emotional/soul level attribute or Sephira: Chesed/Loving Kindness; Gevurah/Inner Discipline; Tiferet/Compassion, Truth and Beauty; Netzach/Strength and Endurance; Hod/Humility; Yesod/Bonding and Connection; Malchut/Leadership and Majesty. Each day of the week is also linked to ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5

 
 
Wed
May
  2
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington )
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
Spring Leadership Team meeting for Women's Philanthropy
Listed In:  Women & Girls, Fundraising/Philanthropy
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
May
  6
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington )
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) invite you to a special opportunity to get to know Holocaust survivors living in our community and be inspired by their life stories. Please bring a $10 Giant Gift Card to be distributed to JSSA’s most in-need survivor clients after the event.
Listed In:  Women & Girls, Maryland, History/Education, Social Events
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $36

 
 
Tue
May
  8
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
Sefirat Ha'Omer Yoga - Tuesday mornings 8:45 - 10 am from April 3 to May 15 (seven weeks) For seven weeks, for 49 days we count the Omer in the period between Passover to Shavout. Each of the seven weeks is linked to an emotional/soul level attribute or Sephira: Chesed/Loving Kindness; Gevurah/Inner Discipline; Tiferet/Compassion, Truth and Beauty; Netzach/Strength and Endurance; Hod/Humility; Yesod/Bonding and Connection; Malchut/Leadership and Majesty. Each day of the week is also linked to ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5

 
 
Tue
May
  8
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
5630 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Join us for a ladies only lunch with the Rabbis of Mechon Hadar where together, we will explore a number of stories in the Jewish tradition that touch at the core of what it means to be human. We will explore themes of love, loss, and leadership, in a highly engaging group setting. Mechon Hadar is an educational institution that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service. November 14 - Led by Rabbi Ethan Tucker Janu...
Listed In:  Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $60

 
 
Wed
May
  9
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Address provided upon positive RSVP, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Join Federation staff to learn about Israel YOUR Way 2019, an immersive Israeli journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Israel, Travel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
May
  14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
B'nai Israel Congregation
6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville MD 20852
B'nai Israel Congregational Annual Meeting
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, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Advocacy, Board/Executive Commitee, Committee Meetings, Governance/Board, History/Education, Israel, Networking, Politics, Professional Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  15
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
Sefirat Ha'Omer Yoga - Tuesday mornings 8:45 - 10 am from April 3 to May 15 (seven weeks) For seven weeks, for 49 days we count the Omer in the period between Passover to Shavout. Each of the seven weeks is linked to an emotional/soul level attribute or Sephira: Chesed/Loving Kindness; Gevurah/Inner Discipline; Tiferet/Compassion, Truth and Beauty; Netzach/Strength and Endurance; Hod/Humility; Yesod/Bonding and Connection; Malchut/Leadership and Majesty. Each day of the week is also linked to ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $1 - $9; $5

 
 
May 15 - May 17
Multiple times available
 
1001 16th Street, Washington DC 20036
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Join hundreds of Hadassah members, supporters, and Associates in Washington, DC, for a chance to learn from top women's health experts and stakeholders, hone your skills, and network with like-minded women who turn passion to action. Plus, you won't want to miss our spectacular Hadassah Medical Organization Gala, celebrating Hadassah's contributions to the world through groundbreaking resear...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, DC, Advocacy, Fitness & Wellness, Networking
Event Cost:  more than $50; $600