Interfaith

The Jewish community of Greater Washington welcomes interfaith couples and families. The calendar listings below contain activities and programs targeted toward interfaith families and couples. We encourage you to browse the postings and explore organizations and events that may be relevant to you.

To find programs targeted to your other interests, search the full calendar of events by clicking on “View All Events” below, then sort by your interests.

If you need assistance or more information , please contact Jconnect at jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the Contact Us page.

Interfaith Discussion Groups

New discussion groups forming:
A Discussion Group on Interfaith Relationships with Parents of Young Adults
Facilitated by Marion L. Usher, Ph.D. creator of “Love and Religion: An Interfaith Workshop for Jews and Their Partners”

  • Is your young adult involved in a serious interfaith relationship?
  • Can you talk to him/her in an informed manner?
  • Does your young adult fly off the handle when you bring up the topic?

Come and learn helpful strategies for managing this complicated situation.

For further information Marion L. Usher 202-236-9495

Upcoming Events
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Wed
Jun
  19
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
Enjoy parent/child classes like Music Together & KinderMusik? This class is right for you! Adults and children of all ages are welcome in Rhythm 'N' Ruach! A new nationwide program Rhythm 'N' Ruach has come for the FIRST TIME to the MoCo area! Rachel's Play Lab is happy to introduce Auntie A and her tie dye! Learn more at rhythmnruach.com or email AuntieA@rhythmnruach.com
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $15 drop-in / $70 7-week class

 
 
Wed
Jun
  19
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Thu
Jun
  20
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
Cooking with Chef Evan: Challah* Challah is an indispensable part of the Shabbat meal. Learn the secrets to crafting your very own challah with Chef Evan. We'll cover everything from making the dough, the different techniques for braiding, and the bake. You'll go home with dough ready for you to add some flair! Will you make traditional challah or will you spice it up? Throw some dough with Rodef 2100! Things will get floury - you're strongly encouraged to bring an apron for this one. Contact...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, GLBT, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Reform, Culinary, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $10

 
 
Fri
Jun
  21
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Studio
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
A musical celebration of shabbat, outdoors and with caring community.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Non-denominational, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jun
  23
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia-Community Engagement Department)
3656 Centerview Dr , Chantilly VA 20151
Calling all moms and dads — play dates aren’t just for kids! While the kids play, the grown-ups get to schmooze and meet other families with young children. Come out and meet up with old friends, and make some new friends, too! Ages: 0 –5 years old and their parents (siblings welcome) YOU MUST WEAR SOCKS (kids and adults) RSVP with Julie.Koppel@theJ.org.
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jun
  23
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Mon
Jun
  24
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
SVIVAH
235 Carroll St NW, Washington DC 20012
"Laughter is the best medicine!" Join SVIVAH for a fun night out doing Improv together! Together, we'll experiment at making each other laugh. Performing is not mandatory, but we look forward to everyone contributing creatively! The evening is presented in partnership with Sharsheret and JScreen.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Women & Girls, DC, Non-denominational, Fitness & Wellness, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Tue
Jun
  25
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Wed
Jun
  26
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
Enjoy parent/child classes like Music Together & KinderMusik? This class is right for you! Adults and children of all ages are welcome in Rhythm 'N' Ruach! A new nationwide program Rhythm 'N' Ruach has come for the FIRST TIME to the MoCo area! Rachel's Play Lab is happy to introduce Auntie A and her tie dye! Learn more at rhythmnruach.com or email AuntieA@rhythmnruach.com
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $15 drop-in / $70 7-week class

 
 
Sun
Jun
  30
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia-Community Engagement Department)
7700 Bull Run Dr, Centreville, VA 20121, Centreville VA 20121
Come out and play with Growing Jewish Families for a play date at Bull Run Regional Park! We will blow bubbles, bounce balls, enjoy hula hoops, play on the fun equipment, all while connecting with other families that live near your neighborhood. Meet Michelle Leichty at the Children's Playground. Once you drive through the gate house entrance, take first left and then drive less than a minute and it will be on the right. There's parking across from it. You can also ask at the gate house if you...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Jul
  3
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
Enjoy parent/child classes like Music Together & KinderMusik? This class is right for you! Adults and children of all ages are welcome in Rhythm 'N' Ruach! A new nationwide program Rhythm 'N' Ruach has come for the FIRST TIME to the MoCo area! Rachel's Play Lab is happy to introduce Auntie A and her tie dye! Learn more at rhythmnruach.com or email AuntieA@rhythmnruach.com
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $15 drop-in / $70 7-week class

 
 
Wed
Jul
  10
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
Enjoy parent/child classes like Music Together & KinderMusik? This class is right for you! Adults and children of all ages are welcome in Rhythm 'N' Ruach! A new nationwide program Rhythm 'N' Ruach has come for the FIRST TIME to the MoCo area! Rachel's Play Lab is happy to introduce Auntie A and her tie dye! Learn more at rhythmnruach.com or email AuntieA@rhythmnruach.com
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Arts & Culture, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $15 drop-in / $70 7-week class

 
 
Wed
Jul
  10
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Sun
Jul
  14
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Tue
Jul
  16
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Wed
Jul
  17
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Tue
Jul
  23
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Wed
Jul
  24
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Thu
Jul
  25
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Sun
Jul
  28
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Tue
Jul
  30
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Wed
Jul
  31
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Thu
Aug
  1
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Sun
Aug
  4
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Tue
Aug
  6
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Wed
Aug
  7
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Thu
Aug
  15
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
Sun
Aug
  18
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
see description for details, Washington DC 20009
It's time for the 6th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library story time coming to a neighborhood near you! Join your friends PJ Library, The Jewish Federation and our community partners for a fun summer social. You'll get a special gift with pre-registration! All events are one hour long. More information and pre-registration for DC locations: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC More information and pre-registration for Maryland location...
Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Non-denominational, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; families pay for their own ice cream

 
 
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

 
 
Mon
Sep
  23
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Tzedek DC
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Join Tzedek DC, local celebrity chefs, and guest judges Congressman Jamie Raskin, Slate's Dahlia Lithwick, The Washington Post's Michelle Singletary, and 2018 Eat Well Do Justice! winner and Schlow Restaurant Executive Chef Ed Scarpone, in a Knish Knockout for the ages! Taste and vote on creative knish interpretations while raising funds to fuel Tzedek DC's free legal services, policy advocacy, and educational outreach for our neighbors facing unjust and abusive debt collection practices. (Food...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Interfaith, Seniors, DC, Advocacy, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Leadership Development, Social Events, Volunteer
Event Cost:  more than $50; tickets start at $90