Virtual Israel Center

Ahava sculptureThe Virtual Israel Center provides information and resources to help you connect with Israel in ways meaningful to you. It is a hub of events, thinking, resources and program opportunities.

The Jewish community of Greater Washington offers a diverse array of Israel programming.  We encourage you to browse the Israel-related events included in the calendar listings below to find the ones most relevant to you. If you have any questions about the programs or organizations, please contact the organization(s) directly.

Below you will find different ways to engage with Israel. Whether you are a programmer, community organizer or interested participant you will find relevant and regularly updated information.

If your organization hosts Israel related events, please register on this site and submit them to our calendar.  If you have educational materials you would like to share, please send them to jconnect@shalomdc.org.

If you need information on items not included on this page, please contact Jconnect via email at jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the Contact Us page.

Resources

The Israeli-American Council (IAC) builds an engaged and united Israeli-American community that strengthens the next generations, the American Jewish community and the State of Israel. They bring individuals together around predominantly Israel-related causes to invoke passion within the community and sponsor cultural initiatives and programs. Learn more about IAC in the DC area.

Israel programming ideas and resources for your group or organization are just a click away.  Whether you are looking for resources on politics, history, culture, or geography, we have many ideas or ready-to-go programs.

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Travel to Israel

High school, gap year, graduate and postgraduate study, missions and organized group tours are great ways to experience Israel. Begin your travel to Israel with ideas from Jconnect.

search iconGrants, Scholarships and Other Funding Resources for Israel Travel

Several organizations can help fund an Israel program for high school students, college students or graduates.  Please note that funding is not guaranteed.

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Israeli Dance Festival logoChoose one or more from this list of local Israeli Folk dance drop-in sessions for all ages and levels.

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Upcoming Events

JFamily Breakfast at Timber Pizza

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Families Serving Together REV

Families Serving Together: “Soupkot” Edition

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wheelchair Accessible
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Sukkot Create ‘n Play with Growing Jewish Families

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
Growing Jewish Families

Shalom Baby Play Date at the J (0-3 years)

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wheelchair Accessible

How To… Find Wholeness in Jewish Living

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

12 Jewish Questions: A (Re) Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Divas and Diners at Founding Farmers (Reston)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Restoration at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
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