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December 2017

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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Falafel Frenzy

December 24, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Hawthorne, 1336 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Dancing falafel balls

This Christmas Eve, boogie on down for a night of dancing and mingling with hundreds of young adults from Greater Washington’s Jewish community. Enjoy drink specials and an amazing DJ all night! 100% of proceeds will go to The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s continued efforts to build a stronger Jewish future locally, in Israel and around the world. Thanks to your support, Federation is able to provide services for seniors, employment assistance for immigrants and programs for at-risk children.…

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January 2018

Maryland ABLE Information Session

January 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, 6101 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Join our Free Maryland ABLE Information Session Learn about Maryland’s Achieving a Better Life Experience(ABLE) Act, to help people with a qualifying disability save money. The Jewish Federation, in partnership with JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services and JCRC, is proud to offer a free Information Session for Maryland’s Achieving a Better Life Experience(ABLE) Act (HB431), which Governor Hogan signed into action in April 2016. Maryland ABLE staff will join us to provide information and answer any question about this new way to…

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Doing Good with Mitzvah Mavens

January 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Rodef Shalom, 2100 Westmoreland Street
Falls Church, VA 22043 United States
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Doing Good with Mitzvah Mavens

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) invite you to Do Good with an intergenerational community of women who support and learn from one another and share a commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world). We will be joined by Tom Liniak, Director of Specialized Employment at JSSA, who will share the program’s successes in working with businesses in the community to match JSSA clients with work opportunities. He will be teaching us what…

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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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