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October 2017

Israel Engagement Fellowship

October 15, 2017 - December 10, 2017

The Margo & Yoram Cohen Family Israel Engagement Fellowship is an eight-part program that teaches teen leaders to explore their connection with Israel in a meaningful way. Fellows will learn about the importance of the State of Israel within Jewish history, and graduate with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to develop their own Israel story. This program examines the special relationship the American Jewish community has with the State of Israel, teaches teens how to be savvy consumers of media and information, and…

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December 2017

Talk Israel

December 3, 2017
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, 6101 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Get Ready to build stronger connections to Israel. Get Set to explore campus activism. Come with your friends to Talk Israel in a safe space. Talk Israel is a one-day conference that teaches teens about Israel advocacy and engagement. A variety of workshops and activities throughout the day will educate teens about all things Israel, preparing them to continue conversations about Israel on college campuses and beyond. The conference will offer a safe space for teens and parents to talk…

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Make Room for Latkes

December 3, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC, 1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Meet Pamela Ehrenberg, author of the new PJ Library book, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, and enjoy hands-on activities including crafts, cooking, singing, food, a mitzvah (good deed) project and take-home goodies. It’s a perfect morning for Jewish and interfaith families with children ages 3 and older. QUESTIONS? Contact Sarah Rabin Spira at or 301-230-7243. Brought to you by PJ Library, the Edlavitch DCJCC, Federation’s Jewish Food Experience®, Love and Religion interfaith programs and Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School. Cost: $10 per…

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You Are Here: Stories that Connect & Transport

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AJAX, 1011 4th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Young Jewish leaders, influencers and advocates are working to make a meaningful impact on global Jewish needs and international humanitarian issues through Federation's partner agency, JDC's Entwine. Experience the impact of their work around the world at a mixed-media event showcasing the diversity of global communities, from Ukraine to Rwanda, through immersive digital storytelling. Featuring original work by Creative Director Barrie Adleberg and Set Designer Samantha Figueira. WHEN: Tuesday, December 5 | 6:30-9:30PM WHERE: AJAX | 1011 4th St. NW, Washington, DC TICKETS: $20…

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Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

December 17, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet Pamela Ehrenberg, author of the new PJ Library® book, The Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas. Join us for a special story time and book signing, followed by crafts and vegetarian Indian snacks. Your ticket gets you a copy of the book to get a personalized autograph from Pamela, as well as take-home goodies! QUESTIONS? Contact Sarah Rabin Spira at or 301-230-7243. Best for ages 3 and up. Brought to you by PJ Library, Federation’s Jewish Food Experience®, JCCNV’s Growing Jewish…

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December 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Commissary, 1443 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Join Federation's Jewish Food Experience® and Commissary DC for our 4th annual Latke-Palooza! What better way to celebrate the story of Chanukah than with a “bottomless” latke and deep fried donut bar? Taste Commissary DC’s gourmet latkes, featuring traditional, sweet potato and brussel sprout latkes. Basic ticket ($22.00) includes entry to the event and access to the “bottomless” latke and deep fried donut bar. Special Ticket ($38.00) includes latke and donut bar, sufganiyot (special jelly donuts) and two specialty drinks. While dishes included…

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April 2018

Good Deeds Day 2018

April 29, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join the Greater Washington community, along with 930,000 volunteers from around the world, in a day of service.  Click here for more information about the 7th annual Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Day!

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