Investing in Each Other: A Message from our CEO, Gil Preuss
With unprecedented changes to American life over the past three years, it has become even more critical to build a Jewish community that reflects and embraces the full breadth of Jewish life and brings everyone into our collective life. In his latest reflection, Federation CEO, Gil Preuss, shares how Federation is working towards building a community of belonging in Jewish Greater Washington.
Read Gil's full reflection
A Small Light Screening and Q&A
Join Sixth & I for a screening of the pilot episode of A Small Light, the true story of Miep Gies, the young woman who helped to hide Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during WWII. Following the screening, Sixth and & I's CEO, Heather Moran, will moderate a Q&A with actor Ashley Brooke, who portrays Margot Frank in the series, and Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Director of Clergy and Congregation at HIAS.
» Monday, May 15 | 7:00 PM
Celebrate Greater Washington's Jewish Communal Agencies
Join us for The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington's 2023 Annual Meeting! Together, we’ll celebrate the agencies building vibrant Jewish life and addressing our community’s critical needs, and elect and install Federation’s 2023-2024 Board of Directors.
» Thursday, June 15 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Have you explored Federation's Israel at 75 website? Whether you connect best by learning, celebrating, eating, traveling, or all of the above, find the Israel at 75 opportunity for you!
Visit shalomdc.org/israelat75 to find ways to engage.
Israel: Blue, White, and “Gray”
Not sure how to respond to misinformation about Israel on social media? Interested in learning about current trends and how Israel fits into broader conversation? Join Federation partner, the Jewish Community Relations Council, for session one in a four-part discussion series designed for teens who want to explore the nuance and complexity of Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, antisemitism, and more.
Learn more here
» Wednesday, May 10 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Register for Session 4 of the Israel at 75 Virtual Book Series
Join Federation and Moment Magazine for the fourth of five events in the virtual book series exploring today's Israel through the eyes of its beloved writers. Don't miss session four on Wednesday, May 17th, to discuss If All the Seas Were Ink by Ilana Kurshan.
» Wednesday, May 17 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Flavors of Israel with Chef Michael Solomonov
Celebrate the flavors of Israel with James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, Michael Solomonov, in conversation with Sara Polon, CEO & Co-founder of Soupergirl, who will demonstrate how to prepare a delicious Israeli-inspired summer meal — featuring seasonal ingredients that reflect the diversity and depth of Israeli cuisine.
» Sunday, June 4 | 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
COMMUNITY EVENTS & RESOURCES
What’s happening across Jewish Greater Washington? find the full event calendar at jconnect.org.
Federation is proud to partner with the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism on a national campaign to #StandUpToJewishHate. Join us and show your support by sharing, “Today, and every day, I stand against antisemitism. #StandUpToJewishHate #🟦."
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