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May 2020

Unorthodox: A Discussion

May 4, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual United States

Join Women's Philanthropy to talk about the Netflix hit show Unorthodox with someone who has left the Haredi/Hasidic (ultra-Orthodox) Jewish community. Monday, May 4 11:00 AM

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Women’s Philanthropy Ora Hosts: Virtual Mahjong

May 7, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual United States

How on earth did a 19th-century Chinese parlor game come to be a favorite pastime for middle-aged Jewish women? Who cares? We are just excited to learn and play Mahjong with you! Even though we need to be physical distant we can still have fun and continue to build connections with women in our community. Join Women's Philanthropy for an evening of serious Mahjong playing. To play you will need to create an account with myjongg.net. This is a free…

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One Community, Many Voices: A Pre-Shavuot Celebration of Torah

May 25, 2020 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual United States
One Community. Many Voices Banner with cheese and Jewish book.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, The Washington Board of Rabbis, The Jewish Community Relations Council, and Hadar proudly present an extended evening of Torah study (Tikkun Leil) in honor of the upcoming holiday of Shavuot. We invite you to join a diverse and cross-denominational group of 16 local rabbis inspired to come together to lead our community in learning in preparation for Shavuot, the holiday that commemorates the gift of our shared Torah. We look forward to gathering virtually…

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June 2020

Federation’s 2020 Annual Meeting

June 10, 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual United States
Federation's Annual Meeting Banner

Join us online to connect with purpose and install the incoming Board of Directors at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s 2020 ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday, June 10 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Though we are physically apart, it has never been more important to connect with one another. Together, we will celebrate what it means to be a Jewish community. FEATURING Keynote Speaker Lisa Eisen Co-President, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Zoom link provided upon registration. For more information,…

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September 2020

Listen. Learn. Create: A Series on Race & Relationships; Session 1

September 14, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Listen Learn Create Banner

You've read the headlines about racial inequity; you've heard the outcry about injustice in our nation. Now, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington invites you to hear from the Reverend Tim Warner, Pastor of the Emory Grove United Methodist Church, his daughter Jordan Warner-Graham, and his godchildren Joia Daniels and Dr. Joseph Daniels, III about their experiences as a Black family in America. Join us to listen and learn from two generations of Black spiritual leaders, educators, and activists. Together, we…

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“New Year’s Eve” BINGO Night with Young Leadership

September 17, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual United States
Young Leadership Bingo Night

Federation's Young Leadership Board presents "New Year's Eve" BINGO Night Young Leadership and emcees, Emily Benovitz and Josh Brown, invite you to ring in the New Year for a family-friendly night of virtual BINGO. Join us to celebrate, connect, and learn more about Federation's important work! Register below for this fun event! Thursday, September 17 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM We will be playing five rounds of BINGO. Suggested donation per person is $36  which will support Federation's Annual Campaign.…

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November 2020

Not Your Grandma’s Estate & Financial Planning

November 18, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual United States
Not Your Grandma's Estate & Financial Planning

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington hosted an exclusive opportunity to learn—and ask questions—from tax, legal, or financial experts in our community. Marcie L. Brecher, Esq., of West & Feinberg, P.C., and Brad Sherman, Founder and President of Sherman Wealth Management, presented many options available to help secure financial futures. Following Marcie and Brad’s presentation, participants attended small breakout rooms for a group conversation with our guest facilitators*: Talya Bock, CFP®, ChSNC™,CRPC® David Dickman, MBA Kevin Fishkind, CIMA® Andrew M. Friedman, Esq. Matthew Friedson…

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From Election to Inauguration and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility

November 24, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Virtual United States
From Election and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility

Join us online on Tuesday, November 24 for our fascinating and timely pre-Thanksgiving opening program featuring Yehuda Kurtzer, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, as they reflect on the aftermath of the U.S. presidential election and the implications for the Jewish community. The conversation will be moderated by Gil Preuss, CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Tuesday, November 24 | 12:00 PM Upon registration, you…

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December 2020

State of the Community: A Webinar with Federation CEO Gil Preuss

December 4, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual United States
State of the Community Webinar

Join Federation CEO, Gil Preuss, in conversation with Heather Moran, CEO & Executive Director of Sixth & I, for a live, community-wide webinar on how Federation and our community continue to address critical and evolving issues, and how we plan to embrace the opportunities ahead. Friday, December 4 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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January 2021

From Election to Inauguration and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility Part 2

January 14, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Virtual United States
From Election and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility

Join us online on Thursday, January 14 for part two of our timely program featuring Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and Kenneth R. Weinstein, President and CEO of the Hudson Institute, in conversation with Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, Senior Rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation, as they reflect on the time period leading up to the presidential inauguration and the implications for the Jewish community. Thursday, January 14 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EST Upon registration, you will receive…

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