Students

local Jteen cohortAs 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.

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

 

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Head over to the teen resource page to see a listing of travel programs, local youth movements, and social action projects.

Resources for College Students

Hillels on Campus

Enrich your college experience Jewishly!  Eleven colleges in the DC area have active Hillels. View the listing of local Hillels to learn what Hillel can offer you.

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Studying Abroad?

Enrich your study abroad experience through KAHAL. Working with local Jewish students, families, organizations, and community leaders, KAHAL connects Jewish students to exciting opportunities in local Jewish communities.

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Ask Big Questions

Engage in real conversations across political differences. Hillel International’s Ask Big Questions works with universities and organizations across North America that share our commitment to educating young adults in the habits and skills of listening, trust, and empathy that are essential to the future our nation and our world.

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Israel Advocacy on Campus

The organizations listed below have resources and activities on campus that educate and advocate for Israel. They span the political spectrum.

Events for Students

Israel and Morocco: Reflections One Year After Normalization

Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Family Shabbat Service

Friday, December 3, 2021 | 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Night of 1,000 Menorahs

Friday, December 3, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Hanukkah: A Celebration of Freedom

Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
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Minecraftukkah with PJ Our Way and Lost Tribe

Monday, December 6, 2021 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Uptown Shabbat with Robyn Helzner & Larry Paul

Friday, December 24, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

MILTON Purim Ball 2022: An Around Town Megillah

Sunday, March 13, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunflower Bakery Graduation & Appreciation Event

Sunday, May 22, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible