Northern Virginia

Welcome to Northern Virgina!  Northern Virginia (NoVA) is the largest sub-region within the Washington, DC Metropolitan region. Its population numbers nearly 2 million and has increased by approximately 25 percent over the past decade. With a geography that ranges from world-class technology centers to historic cities and towns, from urban corridors to rural countryside, Northern Virginia offers unparalleled options for home and business locations. Northern Virginia is the highest-income region of Virginia, having seven of the twenty highest-income counties in the nation.

NoVA is a large geographic area and Jews live throughout its eight local jurisdictions; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, and Manassas. The NoVA community comprises one-third of the region’s overall Jewish population of more than a quarter million people.

Northern Virginia is comprised of 24 congregations, 10 Jewish preschools, a Jewish community center, a Jewish day school, a variety Jewish social services, and a host of political,social and educational organizations.

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Jewish Life in Northern Virginia

Synagogues and Congregations in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia offers a wide range of synagogue options for worship and connection.

Pozez Northern Virginia Jewish Community Center

The Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia  (JCCNV) is a central hub of Jewish oriented activities. With a fitness center, preschool and camp for kids, ongoing classes and lectures, and a host of social and networking opportunities, you are bound to find a way to develop a strong community connection.

Schools in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is home to some of the best public and private schools in the country.  There are several Jewish preschools to choose from and Gesher Jewish Day School has students from Kindergarten through the 8th grade.

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