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 or through the Contact Us page.


Jump to Events for Students


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

Friday night online Shabbat services

Friday, August 14, 2020 | 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Asher Shasho-Levy

Maqam of the Week Music Class w/ Asher Shasho-Levy

Friday, August 14, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
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Summer Camp (Virtual) Havdalah

Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Paws & Claws Havdalah

Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Intro To Judaism

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

YIddish & Kugels

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Healing Power of Marking Time During COVID-19

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Magic Show with Jay Mattioli (America’s Got Talent)

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm