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JewishDC · 3W ago

Jewish Supreme Court Justices, Family Genealogy and Military Service Dominate 2017 Jewish American Heritage Month in DC

May is around the corner, and with it the 11th annual Jewish American Heritage Month! The official website has been updated with upcoming events at venues around the country. The Jewish Hist...
JewishDC · 2M ago

Local Writers Explore the Theme of Unexpected Journeys at the 2017 Washington, DC Jewish Literary Festival

Despite a bit of a false start with the snow earlier this week, the 19th Jewish Literary Festival put on by the EDCJCC kicked off on Wednesday evening with a panel of 8 local authors, and wr...
JewishDC · 2M ago

Celebrate Purim in 5777!

Purim starts on March 11, a festive holiday of rejoicing, yet again, in the fact that we (the Jews) have survived an attempt at persecution. Though not as noticeable to the outside world as,...
JewishDC · 4M ago

Commemorate MLK Weekend and Tu B’Shevat 5777 in DC!

Happy 2017! As this is my first post of the year, I thought I’d share a few stats from 2016. According to WordPress, JewishDC got 1,901 views and 1,356 visitors, with the largest numbers com...
JewishDC · 5M ago

DC Chanukah Happenings 5777!

The multi-holiday season is upon us; weather is occasionally fluctuating towards the cold, and people are counting the days, if they’re not there already, until they get a little time off fr...
JewishDC · 6M ago

New Time and Place for the Washington, DC Jewish Music Festival

Although we just did this song and dance in June, the re-tooling of the Edlavitch Washington, DC Jewish Community Center has shifted some things around. The 18th annual music festival starte...
JewishDC · 7M ago

A Belated Ringing In of 5777!

We may be most of the way through Sukkot now, but g’mar chatimah tova anyway. 😛 Hope you had a meaningful High Holiday season. Here are a couple of my highlights from Adas Israel: I joined A...
JewishDC · 8M ago

DC High Holiday Classes and Events 5777

L’shanah tova! A new year is upon us—and my favorite holiday. 😀 I you are looking for tickets to attend Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services in the DC area, check out my last post. Washingt...
JewishDC · 8M ago

DC High Holiday Tickets for 5777 and some closer events!

High Holidays are late this year (October 2-4 for Rosh Hashanah and 11-12 for Yom Kippur) but it’s never too early to square things away with getting your tickets. J-Connect has in depth det...
JewishDC · 10M ago

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Jewish Life in Unusual Places

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival takes place every summer, bringing amazing world cultural events to the National Mall! Every year has a specific theme and in 2016 they’ve been focusing on ...