Students

As a teen or college student embarking on your own independent Jewish journey, you can join the Greater Washington Jewish community through classes, programs and events listed here. Below you will see links to separate "teen" and "college" pages, where you can find resources that are best suited for you. All the cool and fun Jewish events and programs are included in the calendar listings on each page.

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 via e-mail at jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the Contact Us page.

     

Upcoming Events
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Wed
Jun
  28
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Wed
Jun
  28
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Wed
Jun
  28
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
J Street
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church VA 22043
Securing Israel's Future: What are the Challenges? A Conversation with Former Shin Bet Director Carmi Gillon A prominent figure in Israeli security, diplomacy and business, Carmi Gillon headed the Shin Bet (Israeli Security Service) during the heart of the Oslo peace process. He was recently featured in The Gatekeepers, an Oscar-nominated documentary film featuring six former heads of the Shin Bet highlighting the need for a two state solution. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Gillon has ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Seniors, Northern Virginia, Reform, Adult Education, History/Education, Israel, Politics
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jun
  29
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Fri
Jun
  30
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sat
Jul
  1
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sun
Jul
  2
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sun
Jul
  2
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Wed
Jul
  5
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Thu
Jul
  6
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Jewish Women International
1129 20th Street NW, Suite 801, Washington DC 20036
All college DC women interns are invited to a special "Summer Series” breakfast hosted by JWI to discuss current issues unique to young women, and ways you can get involved and make a difference. Our theme for this summer is “Be Your Own Wonder Women.” Register at https://www.jwi.org/summer · Financial Empowerment (Thursday, July 6th) · Political Empowerment (Thursday, July 13th) · Campus Empowerment (Thursday, July 20th)
Listed In:  College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, DC, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Advocacy, Career/Employment, Leadership Development, Politics, Professional Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jul
  6
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sat
Jul
  8
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sat
Jul
  8
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sun
Jul
  9
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Sun
Jul
  9
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Food Experience)
8810 Brookville Road, Silver Spring MD 20910
Susan Soorenko’s vision behind Moorenko’s Ice Cream is simple: find the best ingredients and make something fabulous. And she keeps it simple. Moorenko’s Ice Cream begins with the highest quality local dairy products available, adds some fresh fruit, some nutritious nuts, some crazy outstanding chocolate, a little magic, et voila. Happiness in a bowl. Her dairy products come from small, family-owned, local farms and the ice cream is 17% milkfat (ultra-premium) with a rich custard base. If you ha...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Maryland, Culinary
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $25

 
 
Sun
Jul
  9
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington )
4866 Cordell Ave, Bethesda MD 20814
Enjoy an energizing and inspiring 50-minute spin class with Federation's Young Women's Coalition (YWC)!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Interfaith, Singles, Women & Girls, Maryland, Fitness & Wellness, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $36

 
 
Sun
Jul
  9
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
Directed by Aaron Posner, a riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht in 1938, this rare and gripping drama demands we confront our fears, our assumptions, and our anguish. Miller balances private and public morality in this astonishing and electrifying play ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $47

 
 
Tue
Jul
  11
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Washington Jewish Film Festival)
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Fanny's Journey Dir. Lola Doillon (94 min, Belgium/France, 2016) French with English subtitles Narrative Based on a true story, Fanny’s Journey is an incredible tale of bravery, strength, and survival, centered on a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fears no one. In 1943, 13-year-old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to a foster home for Jewish children in Italy. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, History/Education, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $13

 
 
Thu
Jul
  13
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Jewish Women International
1129 20th Street NW, Suite 801, Washington DC 20036
All college DC women interns are invited to a special "Summer Series” breakfast hosted by JWI to discuss current issues unique to young women, and ways you can get involved and make a difference. Our theme for this summer is “Be Your Own Wonder Women.” Register at https://www.jwi.org/summer · Financial Empowerment (Thursday, July 6th) · Political Empowerment (Thursday, July 13th) · Campus Empowerment (Thursday, July 20th)
Listed In:  College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, DC, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Advocacy, Career/Employment, Leadership Development, Politics, Professional Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Jul
  14
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Gesher Jewish Day School
4800 Mattie Moore Ct, Fairfax VA 22030
Join Gesher Jewish Day School for a Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service. We will have a traditional Egalitarian Service outdoors in our Chorshah (Wooded area to the Left of the school) with instruments before Shabbat starts. Bring your instruments, your voice, your kids, your soul.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Singles, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Jul
  19
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jul
  20
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Jewish Women International
1129 20th Street NW, Suite 801, Washington DC 20036
All college DC women interns are invited to a special "Summer Series” breakfast hosted by JWI to discuss current issues unique to young women, and ways you can get involved and make a difference. Our theme for this summer is “Be Your Own Wonder Women.” Register at https://www.jwi.org/summer · Financial Empowerment (Thursday, July 6th) · Political Empowerment (Thursday, July 13th) · Campus Empowerment (Thursday, July 20th)
Listed In:  College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, DC, Leadership Development, Professional Development, Advocacy, Career/Employment, Leadership Development, Politics, Professional Development, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jul
  20
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
A lively conversation with sports attorney and former Washington Senator’s broadcaster Philip Hochberg; Documentary Filmmaker Aviva Kempner (The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg and an upcoming film about Moe Berg); and author Frederic J. Frommer (You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions) about the eclectic and memorable stories of Washington DC’s Jewish players. Notable names include Moe Berg (catcher, scholar, spy); Elliott Mad...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Thu
Jul
  20
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Fri
Jul
  21
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Jul
  22
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Jul
  22
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jul
  23
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Jul
  23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Theater J)
1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036
The Kinsey Sicks are the Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet that The San Francisco Chronicle has deemed “high-camp, unafraid, subversive and astonishing.” They're back! The ladies of The Kinsey Sicks are throwing down their sequined gloves and itching for a fight in Things You Shouldn’t Say, their most personal--and political--show ever. It plays at Theater J for a limited run July 19-30, 2017. Full of their signature panache, hilarity and perfect harmonies, this all new show takes a searing journey...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), GLBT, DC, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  

 
 
Mon
Jul
  24
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
It's safe, easy, confidential, and extremely rewarding. The EDCJCC partners with Inova Blood Services to bring skilled technicians and top-of-the-line equipment for our quarterly blood drives.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), DC, Volunteer
Event Cost: