two young men at DC pride eventExplore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, educational excursions and more opportunities targeted toward the needs and interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Browse the postings and explore organizations and events that may be interesting to you.

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GLOE is the GLBT Portal of the 16th St. J. It engages Washington’s GLBT Jewish community by sponsoring original programming and fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment at the Washington DCJCC. Learn about what GLOE has to offer the local GLBT Jewish community.

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Bet Mishpachah

Bet Mishpachah is a congregation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community. Our membership is comprised of singles, couples and families, and is open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Nice Jewish Girls DC (NJGDC)

NJGDC is a network of Jewish lesbian, bisexual, queer, and questioning women of the Greater Washington who come together for social, cultural, sports, religious, and community service events. Jewish women over the age of 21, of all levels of observance, and both singles and couples are welcome. Get connected through the NJGDC yahoo group.

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Nice Jewish Boys

Nice Jewish Boys is a network for gay, bisexual and trans Jewish men in their twenties and thirties. We gather regularly for happy hours, social sports and to celebrate the Jewish holidays. Visit the NJB Facebook page for the latest events.

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Keshet’s mission is to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews are fully included in all parts of the Jewish community. Visit the Keshet website and check out their programs which include the Keshet Parent and Family Connection.

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Rockville Open House

Rockville Open House (ROH) a safe space gathering for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (Q+) teens, and their friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 years old. ROH meets at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington.

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LGTBQ Events

Community Passover Program

Sunday, April 28, 2024 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wheelchair Accessible

First Friday Tot Shabbat & Family Service

Friday, May 3, 2024 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Israeli Film Student Shorts

Sunday, May 12, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Israeli Film Student Shorts

Monday, May 13, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Pregnancy Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

New Moms’ Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Israeli Film Student Shorts

Thursday, May 16, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

The 21%: The Lives of Arab Citizens of Israel

Sunday, May 19, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible