Federation’s Seventh Annual #ShalomDCGivingWeek
Giving Week is a time of the year when our community comes together to make a meaningful, long-lasting impact on issues central to our families and community. Join The Jewish Federation to support the causes that you are most passionate about. Together, we can guide our community toward a more vibrant, secure, and inclusive future.
Donate now through May 21st
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Celebrate Sunflower Bakery’s 2023 Graduates
Join Federation partner, Sunflower Bakery, as they bring our community together to celebrate their 2023 graduates and honor community members who have made significant contributions towards equity and inclusion for people with learning differences.
» Sunday, May 21 | 7:30 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.
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
The 21%: The Lives of the Arab Citizens of Israel at JxJ
The annual program exploring the daily lives and challenges of Arab-Israeli citizens – sponsored by the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues, Federation, and Federation partner, Edlavitch DCJCC – is returning to the JxJ Festival. The event will feature a screening of the Israeli documentary Shadya, followed by a conversation with producer and founder of Budo for Peace, Danny Hakim, film subject Shadya Zoabi, and Budo for Peace alum, Nour Anaeem.
Browse the full JxJ lineup here
» Wednesday, May 17 | 6:00 PM
Next Gen Israel at 75 Celebration
Join Federation’s Next Gen for a fun evening of schmoozing and Israel trivia to mark Israel’s 75th year of independence! Build community and get to know Federation’s community shlichim (Israel emissaries) and hear their inspiring stories. This event is open to young professionals in their 20s and 30s.
» Tuesday, May 23 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Celebrate the Flavors of Israel with Chef Michael Solomonov
Explore the diversity and depth of Israeli cuisine in this free cooking demonstration with James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, Michael Solomonov. Learn how to prepare a delicious, Israeli-inspired summer meal with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
» 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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