Now through June 2023, The Jewish Federation and our partners are proud to celebrate, honor, and uplift Israel at 75 across Greater Washington as we mark this milestone year of Israel's independence. Visit the new Israel at 75 website for a variety of Israel-focused opportunities to learn, engage with, and celebrate Israel.
A MESSAGE FROM FEDERATION CEO, GIL PREUSS
FEATURED ISRAEL AT 75 EVENTS
Israeli Media Night
Join Federation Community Shlicha (Israeli emissary), Yarden Shiri, and Agudas Achim Congregation for a screening of the second episode of The New Jew, a four-part mini-series produced by Israeli actor, Guri Alfi. The New Jew documents Guri’s experience as an Israeli Jew in America and strives to provide Israelis with a look at the diverse nature of American Jewry.
Learn more here
» Thursday, January 19 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pozez Picks Author Talk: A Death in Jerusalem
Do you like history? How about mystery? If so, join Federation partner, Pozez JCC, for a talk with author, Jonathan Dunsky. In A Death in Jerusalem, Dunsky demonstrates the parallels of the Jerusalem riots in 1952 to the events that took place in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021.
» Monday, January 23 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Screening of Space Torah
Join Federation partners, Edlavitch DCJCC and Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School, for a screening of Space Torah followed by a Q&A with the film’s creator, Rachel Raz, and a NASA expert. This is a story about inspiration, communities, and a man’s journey. A story of how family, educators, scientific, and religious communities achieve great things and bring our identity to new realms.
» Thursday, January 26 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Surviving Hostage Situations
Join Federation partner, Secure Community Network, to learn practical steps to take at the onset, duration, and resolution of a hostage situation. Panelists will include a Colleyville survivor and security professionals with backgrounds in crisis negotiations.
» Thursday, January 19 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Community Webinar on Antisemitism
Join Gil Preuss, Federation CEO, and Dr. James Loeffler, Senior Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, to understand the factors shaping the growth of antisemitism and consider a range of societal and communal responses.
» Tuesday, January 24 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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