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November 2020

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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February 2021

Engage, Educate & Elevate: Tips for Engaging Kids During the Pandemic

February 9, 2021 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual United States
Engage, Educate & Elevate: Child Development Tips During the Pandemic

Are you parenting a preschooler while working from home…during a global pandemic? The juggle is real. We are here to help! Join The Jewish Federation and early childhood education experts, Ora Cohen Rosenfeld and Miryam Buchler, for an engaging seminar about creating a positive learning environment during the pandemic. They will share tips to: Support your preschooler’s learning during this challenging time Encourage independent play with a focus on everyday activities Infuse Jewish content into your child’s learning and play…

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Purim Carnivirtual with PJ Library

February 21, 2021 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Virtual United States
Yellow banner with Purim toys reads: Purim Carnivirtual, Sunday, February 21.

Celebrate Purim as a family with a virtual carnival of games! We’ve invited Main Stages to provide entertainment and lead a fun and interactive “family game night.” Costumes optional. Most appreciated by ages 5-9. Sunday, February 21 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  $10 per family   This event will be live captioned.     This program is a collaboration between the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, PJ Library, and the following partners: Agudas Achim Congregation Bender JCC Capital Camps Charles E. Smith…

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March 2021

FROM ELECTION TO INAUGURATION AND BEYOND: JEWISH IDENTITY AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY PART 3

March 11, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Virtual United States
From Election and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility

The global Jewish community has faced significant challenges and shifts over the past year including the COVID-19 pandemic, deep economic recession, the 2020 U.S. election, the Abraham Accords, increased polarization, rising anti-Semitism, and challenges to Jewish institutions. What impact will these critical developments have on Jewish identity, Jewish civic engagement, Jewish peoplehood, and collective healing? Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the Shalom Hartman Institute on Thursday, March 11 for the third and final virtual lecture of this…

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Passover Virtual Cooking Demonstration with Chef Michael Solomonov

March 16, 2021 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual United States
Banner with Photo of Chef Michal Solomonov. Reads: Passover Virtual Cooking Demonstration

Join hundreds across our Jewish community on March 16 at 8:00 PM to enjoy a FREE virtual Passover cooking demonstration with famed Chef Michael Solomonov! The James Beard Foundation award-winning chef will demonstrate how to cook the perfect Passover meal, from charoset to mina (Sephardic pie), just in time for the holiday. Register for free today! Tuesday, March 16 | 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM This event will be closed captioned. The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington welcomes the participation of interfaith couples and families,…

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April 2021

Federation’s Sara & Samuels J. Lessans Good Deeds Week

April 11, 2021 - April 18, 2021

Join The Jewish Federation and our Greater Washington Jewish community to DO GOOD together April 11-18! Food insecurity across our community remains a critical issue, especially in the wake of COVID-19. This Good Deeds Week, Federation is proud to unite 60+ community partners in meeting this growing need. Join thousands of community members from across DC, MD, and Northern VA as we fill the shelves of local food pantries, feed those who are hungry, and make a difference all week…

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Breaking Free of Family Trauma: A Conversation with Gail Weiss Gasper

April 13, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual United States

Join us for an intimate virtual conversation Breaking Free of Family Trauma: A Conversation with Gail Weiss Gasper Gail discusses how her painful family legacy became a source of personal strength. Tuesday, April 13 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hosted by Yvonne S. Distenfeld and Bonnie Prober, and moderated by Kiran Dixit, LCPC, Director, JSSA Training Institute. Suggested Caring Contribution: $36 or $72* $72 includes a signed copy of the book after the event.

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Celebrate the Visionary Leaders of Jewish Greater Washington

April 20, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual United States
Banner with Purple, pink and orange gradient background reads: The Jewish Federation's Women's Philanthropy

Our Greater Washington Jewish community stands strong today because of your pioneering vision, passion, and generosity. You have built the foundation for the critical work Federation does today—at home and abroad—as we meet critical needs and address the pressing issues facing our community. Join Rachel Gildiner of GatherDC and Rabbi Aderet Drucker of the Den Collective about how they are meaningfully connecting with Jewish young adults in Greater Washington. Join us for the final session of our virtual local mission…

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Virtually Limitless: Heart to Heart Virtual Three-part Women’s Mission to Israel

April 20, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Virtual United States

JFNA National Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) is proud to present Virtually Limitless: Heart to Heart. Empowering. Exhilarating. Extraordinary. Embark on a virtual journey that will enable you to feel the Jewish Federations of North America’s impact on lives in Israel and throughout the Jewish world. Come together with like-minded, female philanthropists from across North America. Spend three incredible sessions exploring Israel through the eyes of extraordinary woman who have shaped the country. Feel the impact that Federations make possible in Israel…

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