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November 2021

Federation’s Next Gen Launch

November 18, 2021 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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On November 18th, come together for a night of food, drinks, and inspiration! HAVE YOU HEARD? Young Leadership is becoming Next Gen! With a new name and a renewed commitment to caring for, leading, and energizing our dynamic Jewish community, Federation's Next Gen is building a more connected, active, and vibrant Jewish future. Join us to... Meet new and seasoned leaders and be inspired by their Federation journeys Catch up with old friends Get excited for the future of Next…

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Everything but the Turkey: 25th Anniversary Edition

November 21, 2021 - November 22, 2021
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Everything But The Turkey (EBTT) brings together hundreds of volunteers to chop, mix, grate, and prepare thousands of servings of festive Thanksgiving dishes for people experiencing food insecurity and homelessness in the DC area in partnership with DC Central Kitchen. On November 21st, join Federation partner EDCJCC and PJ Library to prepare Thanksgiving-themed dishes in the EDCJCC parking lot. And on the 22nd, hear from a panel of refugee chefs and restaurateurs on the power of food in cross-cultural understanding and…

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Lion of Judah Community Conversations

November 30, 2021
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One event on February 22, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on April 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

Virtual United States
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Join Lions of Judah from across Greater Washington for three community conversations with leading experts on some of the most critical issues affecting our Jewish community. From Welcoming to Belonging: Building an Inclusive Jewish Future Tuesday, February 22 | 7:30 PM (virtual) More and more, we are recognizing the need for our Jewish community to move from simply being welcoming to fostering a true sense of belonging for all Jews. Please join an interactive conversation to explore what it means…

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Lion of Judah Community Conversation: American Jewry and Israel

November 30, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual United States
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Join Lions of Judah from across Greater Washington for three community conversations with leading experts on some of the most critical issues affecting our Jewish community. Exclusively for Lion of Judah members.  American Jewry and Israel: Connecting in a Changing Relationship Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (virtual) | 7:30 PM Register below What is our responsibility as women, as philanthropists, as community builders in deepening the connections between Israel and American Jewry? Seventy-three years ago, the Jewish people shared a dream—the…

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December 2021

Minecraftukkah with PJ Our Way and Lost Tribe

December 6, 2021 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual United States

Celebrate the last night of Chanukah with other tweens while you complete holiday-themed missions and build a chanukiyah (candelabrum used for Chanukah) in a private Minecraft world! Lost Tribe counselors will take you on a journey you’ll never forget! This program is open to PJ Our Way tweens ages 9-12 years old. Monday, December 6th 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM $30 per player (We are offering a sibling discount for additional players in the same household.) Please see the Lost…

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Virtually Limitless: A Monthly Book and Author Series

December 8, 2021 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual United States
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Our Shared Shelf Season 2: National Women’s Philanthropy Monthly Book & Author Series Explore The Wagamama Bride: A Jewish Family Saga Made in Japan by Liane Grunberg Wakabayashi Even if you don't have time to read the book first...we want to see you online!  Open to all female-identifying donors of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Zoom link provided upon registration. The registration link includes all sessions through 2021. You will also receive a reminder with the Zoom link prior…

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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins Puppet Show and Playdate

December 12, 2021 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
The Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
Banner reads: Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins Puppet Show and Playdate December 12 3:45 PM

The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo is premiering Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric Kimmel, and we want your family to join us! Sunday, December 12th | 3:45 PM Please join us on the playground at 3:45 pm, and then enjoy the 4:30 show. The Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD $10/family For the pre-party and up to 5 tickets  This show is best for ages 5 and up. The Puppet Co.…

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A Conversation with Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh

December 14, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual United States
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On December 14th, meet Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh, Israeli Druze politician, journalist, and the first Druze Jewish Agency shlicha (Israeli emissary). Federation CEO, Gil Preuss, will sit down with Gadeer to discuss her inspiring career as a journalist and first female Druze member of Israel’s legislature, her motivation to become an emissary in Greater Washington, and her plans to convey the multifaceted reality of Israel to our local community and throughout North America. Join us for a live*, community-wide conversation between Gadeer…

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January 2022

MLK Day of Service

January 14, 2022 - January 17, 2022

How will you spend MLK Day of Service? Make a Difference from January 14th –17th Since 1986, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has commemorated and celebrated Dr. King’s life and commitment to civil rights. Today, it is also the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage volunteering and civic engagement. MLK Day of Service 2022 also happens to coincide with the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat, an ecological awareness day often marked by planting trees! Join Federation partners…

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Apply to Take Your Leadership to the NEXUS Level

January 21, 2022

NEXUS 2022 is an eight-session program designed to develop rising Jewish leaders in their 20s and 30s who seek to build community, explore their Jewish values and philanthropy, and gain exclusive access to Federation’s network of established community builders and resources. NEXUS participants are empowered in their efforts to better engage the Jewish community in Greater Washington. We are seeking young, aspiring Jewish leaders who express philanthropic passion, unbridled curiosity, and dedication to developing leadership skills and deepening their involvement…

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