News you can use from across Greater Washington
News you can use from across Greater Washington
Federation 5: News you can use from across Greater Washington

Thanksgiving’s Jewish Roots and Wings: A Message from Federation CEO Gil Preuss
As Thanksgiving draws near, you may be planning for the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie …. but have you considered preparing four questions for table talk? The idea has been on my mind for the past few weeks, as I’ve considered celebrating the quintessential American holiday and its connection to Jewish tradition and history.  
Read Gil’s full message »

Forging Partnerships Through Cinema from Rockville to Israel
For the first time ever, American-Jewish teens (from Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School) will share a schooling experience with Jewish-Israeli and Arab-Israeli teens, bonding through learning about Israeli cinema. This historic initiative, made possible by Federation and The Abraham Fund Initiatives, will begin this spring as their high schools enter into a three-way learning relationship intended to encourage compassion, dialogue and peace. 
Read more in Bethesda Magazine »

New Year’s Under the Stars
In today’s busy world, it’s often challenging to find time to spend quality moments as a family. From December 29 – January 1, Capital Camps is hosting its fifth annual New Year’s Family Camp, providing a respite from our hectic lives so that we can connect with each other and with other families in Greater Washington—all while experiencing the fun and excitement of camp! Celebrate Shabbat, enjoy tons of activities for all ages and dance into 2018 with your family.
Register for New Year’s Family Camp »

Join Federation on November 28 for #GivingTuesday!

After a day of eating turkey and pumpkin pie, feed your soul with #GivingTuesday—a day to stuff yourself full of joy by helping others. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when many focus on their end-of-year giving. You can join hundreds of thousands of generous donors from around the world in this annual celebration of giving back – participate by giving your time, making a donation or reaching out to your networks to spread the word. 
Join the conversation by liking us on Facebook and Twitter, and use hashtag #GiveShalomDC to spread the word »

Put a Jewish and Israeli Twist on your Thanksgiving Meal with Federation’s Jewish Food Experience®
One of the best ways we can show our gratitude for our blessings in life is to share our good fortune with others. This Thanksgiving, flavor your celebration with a menu that draws inspiration from the Middle East and Jewish tradition.  
Spice up your Thanksgiving »
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