people from Greater Washington’s LGBTQ Jewish community participate in welcoming, inclusive community programs and events.
adults with disabilities live in 23 group homes throughout MD, DC and VA.
interfaith families connect with Jewish life in Greater Washington through outreach, programming and travel opportunities.
interfaith families receive a book every month from PJ Library®, infusing Jewish values, education and culture in their homes.
“GLOE has been a home-base for me — a place where I don’t have to choose between my LGBTQ identity and my identity. The program offerings provide a unique balance of educational, spiritual, and social opportunities, and — most of all — it is a place to find community.”
Glitter and drag queens and family Havdalah service—oh my! The recent Drag Queen Story Time and Havdalah embodies The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s values of inclusion, education and meaningful ritual. It also represents what can happen when community organizations work together to promote purposeful social and religious programming for families with young children.
of all Federation events offer accessible accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, including specific audio, mobile or visual aids and services for all participants.