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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Tue
Feb
  19
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Mid Atlantic Chapter)
8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814
FIDF Women's Brigade invites you to a special girl's night out. Come learn the basics of Krav Maga alongside soldiers from the Israeli Defense Forces. All food will be under the dietary supervision of Congregation Beth El
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Women & Girls, Maryland, Fitness & Wellness, Israel, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Fri
Mar
  1
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps (Avodah)
Will be provided when you RSVP, Washington DC 20011
Join HIAS Action DC, Moishe House Bethesda, and Avodah DC Service Corps as we kick off Women's History month with a Shabbat dinner highlighting the experience of women refugees and asylum seekers. This event will be held in a private residence located in the 16th Street Heights Neighborhood. You will receive the address for this event after you register. In lieu of a registration fee, please bring diapers, baby wipes, and feminine hygiene products to donate to HIAS' asylum seeking clients in ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, DC, Adult Education, Leadership Development, Advocacy, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Leadership Development, Social Events
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Sat
Mar
  2
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Kehilat Pardes - The Rock Creek Synagogue
13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville MD 20853
Registration is now open for Women's Open Mic on Saturday night, March 2nd! Share your talents and/or just come watch the show! Both performers and non-performers should register here: https://bit.ly/2UmB864 *recommended age for performers and audience members is 14 and up Performers sign up for a 4 minute slot. You can sing, dance, play an instrument (there will be a piano), perform comedy, read a poem, share your art, etc or just come watch! Performers can bring in equipment to use for t...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $7 pre-regstration by March 1, $10 at the door

 
 
Sun
Mar
  3
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
8900 Little River Tpke., Fairfax VA 22031
Join us for an afternoon of volunteering, learning, and an award-winning film to celebrate Jewish Disabilities Inclusion and Awareness Month The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and ReelAbilities Film Festival invite you to help set up the opening reception of the largest film festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities Volunteering is free; ticket for the movie is $7.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture, Volunteer
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Thu
Mar
  7
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Bender JCC: Book Festival and Literary Arts )
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
From the award-winning author of Ways to Disappear, a taut, timely novel about what a powerful politician thinks he can get away with and the group of misfits who finally bring him down. On an unnamed island country ten years after the collapse of a U.S.-supported regime, Lena suspects the powerful senator she was involved with back in her student activist days is taking advantage of a young woman who’s been introducing him at rallies. When the young woman ends up dead, Lena revisits her own fr...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $15 Ticket Only OR $40 Ticket & Book

 
 
Mon
Mar
  11
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies
9110 Darnestown Rd, Rockville MD 20850
Join us for a talk with Professor Pamela Nadell, Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women's and Gender History, American University In this groundbreaking history, Pamela Nadell asks what does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? Weaving together stories from the colonial era’s matriarch, Grace Nathan, and her great-granddaughter, poet Emma Lazarus, to union organizer, Bessie Hillman, and the eminent Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Professor Nadell shows two threads binding the nation’s...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Mar
  18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd., Rockville MD 20852
In preparation the for Israel YOUR Way 2019 departure, registered participants are invited to join Federation staff for an energizing and informative evening to meet travel companions, review logistics and get answers to any questions or concerns.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Israel, Travel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mar 27 - Apr 1
Multiple times available
 
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.
Spend time exploring Amsterdam and The Hague during this Israel Your Way Pre-Trip experience.
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Couples, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Travel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mar 29 - Apr 1
Multiple times available
 
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.
Is it your first time in Israel? Has it been a while since your last visit? Spend a few extra days experiencing the land and culture with this Israel Your Way Pre-Trip experience.
This event is intended for participants to attend the entire scheduled time/series.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Couples, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Israel, Travel, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  31
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
The Bender JCC presents the 2019 Annual Women's Seder
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Culinary, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events, JWRP
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  31
8:00 PM - 11:00 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. Immerse yourself in an Israel journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit. Explore Israel’s culture, society, innovation and majesty through the lens that reflects your passions. Options include: - Tapestry for the Senses: Arts, Food, & Culture - Advancing Israel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Israel in Motion: Outdoor Adventure & Eco-Action - Beyond the Headlines: Politics &...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Apr
  1
12:00 AM - 11:00 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. Immerse yourself in an Israel journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit. Explore Israel’s culture, society, innovation and majesty through the lens that reflects your passions. Options include: - Tapestry for the Senses: Arts, Food, & Culture - Advancing Israel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Israel in Motion: Outdoor Adventure & Eco-Action - Beyond the Headlines: Politics &...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
Apr
  2
12:00 AM - 11:00 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. Immerse yourself in an Israel journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit. Explore Israel’s culture, society, innovation and majesty through the lens that reflects your passions. Options include: - Tapestry for the Senses: Arts, Food, & Culture - Advancing Israel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Israel in Motion: Outdoor Adventure & Eco-Action - Beyond the Headlines: Politics &...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Apr
  3
12:00 AM - 11:00 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. Immerse yourself in an Israel journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit. Explore Israel’s culture, society, innovation and majesty through the lens that reflects your passions. Options include: - Tapestry for the Senses: Arts, Food, & Culture - Advancing Israel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Israel in Motion: Outdoor Adventure & Eco-Action - Beyond the Headlines: Politics &...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Israel
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Apr
  4
12:00 AM - 11:00 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. Immerse yourself in an Israel journey designed to energize, inspire and nurture your mind, body and spirit. Explore Israel’s culture, society, innovation and majesty through the lens that reflects your passions. Options include: - Tapestry for the Senses: Arts, Food, & Culture - Advancing Israel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Israel in Motion: Outdoor Adventure & Eco-Action - Beyond the Headlines: Politics &...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Israel
Event Cost: