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July 2014
$12

Coen Brothers: Double Take

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - August 3 @ 6:00 pm
DC Jewish Community Center,
1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States
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A SERIOUS MAN & THE BIG LEBOWSKI July 22 – 27 (No Fridays) BLOOD SIMPLE & NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN July 29 – Aug 3 (No Fridays) $12 ticket is good for both films playing as a double feature during the course of a week. The two weeks require two different tickets. You may choose to attend either a double feature on a single night or two individual screenings. A SERIOUS MAN Dir. Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (105min,…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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Coen Brothers Happy Hour

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stoney’s,
1433 P St NW
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COEN BROTHERS HAPPY HOUR   July 24, 6:00 pm  – 8:00 pm Stoney’s, 1433 P St NW Join us for happy hour at Stoney’s around the corner from the DCJCC prior to the screening of The Big Lebowski on July 24. http://washingtondcjcc.org/center-for-arts/film/wjff-year-round-/film-pages/coenbrothersspecialevents.html

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Mifgash Hebrew Speakers Group

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every 14 days until August 21, 2014
DC Jewish Community Center,
1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

Mifgash is a high-level Hebrew conversation and social group for young professionals (20s-30s-40s) in the DC area. Join other Israelis and proficient Hebrew-speakers for Israeli movies, guest presenters, discussions on Israeli society/ current events, social gatherings, and more- all in HEBREW.  Mifgash usually meets every other week at the DCJCC, 16th and Q Sts NW, 7:00-8:30pm for a formal program, and/or join us afterwards as we head to a nearby restaurant for informal Hebrew conversation.   Occasional events are also held on…

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Downtown Shabbat

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

6:00 pm – Cocktail Hour 6:45 pm – Shabbat Service 8:00 pm – Dinner A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Cantor Rochelle Helzner of Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville, MD. Followed by dinner.

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Shabbat services at The Shul

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until August 29, 2014
The Shul (Chabad),
2110 Leroy Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at TheSHUL (Chabad) for warm and lively Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv services each Friday night. Light Kiddush follows.

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$10

Metro Minyan

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calvary Baptist Church,
755 8th St NW, Washington, DC United States
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Metro Minyan is a casual, musical (with guitar), come-as-you-are Shabbat experience exclusively for DC’s 20′s and 30′s.Space is limited to 250, so be sure to buy your ticket in advance!When: July 25, 6:15 “Shot of Torah” (Torah study over drinks and snacks). 7pm Shabbat service, followed by dinner. Where:Calvary Baptist Church (Chinatown) Cost: $10 if you preregister, $15 at the door* *The true cost of Metro Minyan is $30 per person. Through the generosity of Washington Hebrew Congregation and Emanuel…

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YWLN Yoga and Meditation Class

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
City Market at O,
9th and P Street NW, Washington,
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Join the Young Women’s Leadership Network on Sunday, July 27th to beat the heat in a Jewish-inspired yoga and meditation class taught by Lisa Eisen, a certified yoga instructor. Come learn how practicing yoga connects to Jewish spiritual life and meet other young Jewish professional women in the D.C. area. And stick around after class for a light brunch and a chance to mingle. This class is open to all levels of experience, even if this is your first time trying…

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Summer Picnic

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meridian Hill picnic is back!  Frisbees!  Footballs!  Food!  Fun!  Other F words!Find us in the grass near to where the drum circle usually takes place, on the upper half of the park.  As you’re walking towards the stairs that go down to the lower half, look to the right.  We’ll have a Moishe House sign!  Come hang with us.

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$10

Rikud DC (Israeli Dance in DC!)

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until September 21, 2014
DCJCC,
16th and Q Sts. NW, Washington, United States
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Israeli dance is here in DC! Get your feet moving to the energetic beats of rikud(Israeli dance). Come to this weekly drop-in dance night—7:00–8:00 pm to learn new dances or review your steps, 8:00–11:00 pm for open dancing, including circle, line and couples dances. Snacks are provided. $8 for students and DCJCC members, $10 for everyone else. No pre-registration required. To check the calendar for more information and other Israeli dance events, check rikuddc.cloudapp.net or email rikuddc@gmail.com

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Moving Up And Out – Workshop for Life Readiness Skills for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until August 18, 2014
JSSA Northern Virginia,
3018 Javier Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031 United States
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Moving Up and Out is a workshop for men and women ages 19-30 with high functioning autism spectrum disorders who are interested in developing life skills to promote independence. Topics include: organization and time management, budgeting and money management, communication skills, as well as grocery shopping and cooking. A brief assessment is required prior to the first session. Date(s) and Time(s) Monday, June 30, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Monday, July 7, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Monday,…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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Mah Jongg: For Beginners Only!

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until July 29, 2014
DCJCC,
16th and Q Sts. NW, Washington, United States

Ever wanted to learn Mah Jongg? You know, that Chinese tile game your grandma always played that seems to be pretty much everywhere now? This is your chance! Register here; all young professionals can choose the EPDC ticket option for a discount.

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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English/Civics Tutoring at CARECEN inspired by HIAS’ mission

July 30 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Wednesday until September 10, 2014
CARECEN,
1460 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

HIAS-inspired English/civics tutoring for aspiring American citizens TONIGHT at CARECEN is a commitment of a little over an hour and makes an IMMENSE impact on the students, many of whom don’t have much time the rest of the week to practice their English and prepare for the citizenship exam. We gather at 6:45 or so at 1460 Columbia Road NW, and head into the classrooms from 7 to 8. There are 2 classes, comprised of individuals with low and moderate-to-high…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

July 31 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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$9

Movie and Trivia Night

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Adas Israel Congregation,
2850 Quebec Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Movie and Trivia Night with Adas Israel YPs Thursday, July 31st starting @ 6:30pm Register Here. Mark your calendars and get ready to join YP@AI for a night of film, facts, and fun at DCJCC’s Coen Brothers Trivia Night! Tickets are $9 for Adas Israel YP’s. Ticket includes entry into both films and Trivia Night. Part of the Washington Jewish Film Festival, a program of the DCJCC.  See schedule below! COEN BROTHERS TRIVIA NIGHT 6:30 pm Blood Simple 8:15 pm Trivia 8:45 pm No Country For…

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August 2014
$1875

Costa Rica Adventure for young Jewish professionals – August 2014

August 1 - 10
Costa Rica,
Avenida 1, San Jose , Costa Rica
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Join an amazing 9 day adventure in Costa Rica this August with other like-minded young Jewish professionals! For more info and a detailed itinerary, please go to visit the August 2014 trip page on our website: http://www.costaribbean.com/august-2014-jewish-yp-costa-rica-trip.html The 8-night Costa Rica Experience for Jewish young professionals offers a diverse adventure that combines the volcanic mountains of Costa Rica – with its breathtaking tropical beaches. This complete tour package provides an exciting adventure-experience brimming with activities (including chill time) in the…

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Meditation Shabbat

August 1 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Om in the dome. Rabbi Scott combines Jewish, Buddhist, and Quaker spiritual practice to create a prayerful and contemplative Shabbat through silence, thoughtful sharing, and singing. No previous meditation experience required, but an open mind and a sense of adventure a must. Followed by challah, wine, and an oneg. For those in their 20s and 30s

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Tikkun Leil Shabbat

August 1 @ 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
15th St. Presbyterian Church,
1701 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20008 United States

Please join us on Friday, August 1, for a songful, soulful Shabbat service featuring a full Kabbalat Shabbat and Maariv, a teaching about a social justice issue, and a potluck vegetarian dinner. The service will be circle seating with instruments. Please bring a vegetarian entree or salad to share; there will be one table for hekhsher-only vegetarian potluck items and a second table for vegetarian potluck items. Services begin at 6:45 pm; dinner around 8:15 pm in the 15th St. Presbyterian building, 1701 15th St.…

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Shabbat services at The Shul

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until August 29, 2014
The Shul (Chabad),
2110 Leroy Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at TheSHUL (Chabad) for warm and lively Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv services each Friday night. Light Kiddush follows.

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MIndful MOSH – A Jewish Mindfulness Gathering: Finding Freedom, A Pre-Pesach Gathering

August 2 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Every month on the first Saturday
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Geneva Room,
1 Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, DC 20015 United States

Co – led by Rabbis Elyssa Joy Auster, Gilah Langner, and Mark Novak. 1st Shabbat morning of every month. A  gentle. joyous morning of meditation, movement, music, and more, followed by tea. BYO meditation cushions or yoga mats. Chairs provided. Directions

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Mindful MOSH – A Jewish Mindfulness Gathering

August 2 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Every month on the first Saturday
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church,
1 Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, DC United States
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Co – led by Rabbis Elyssa Joy Auster, Gilah Langner, and Mark Novak. 1st Shabbat morning of every month. A  gentle. joyous morning of meditation, movement, music, and more, followed by tea. BYO meditation cushions or yoga mats. Chairs provided. Directions

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$10

Rikud DC (Israeli Dance in DC!)

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until September 21, 2014
DCJCC,
16th and Q Sts. NW, Washington, United States
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Israeli dance is here in DC! Get your feet moving to the energetic beats of rikud(Israeli dance). Come to this weekly drop-in dance night—7:00–8:00 pm to learn new dances or review your steps, 8:00–11:00 pm for open dancing, including circle, line and couples dances. Snacks are provided. $8 for students and DCJCC members, $10 for everyone else. No pre-registration required. To check the calendar for more information and other Israeli dance events, check rikuddc.cloudapp.net or email rikuddc@gmail.com

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Moving Up And Out – Workshop for Life Readiness Skills for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until August 18, 2014
JSSA Northern Virginia,
3018 Javier Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031 United States
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Moving Up and Out is a workshop for men and women ages 19-30 with high functioning autism spectrum disorders who are interested in developing life skills to promote independence. Topics include: organization and time management, budgeting and money management, communication skills, as well as grocery shopping and cooking. A brief assessment is required prior to the first session. Date(s) and Time(s) Monday, June 30, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Monday, July 7, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Monday,…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

August 6 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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Work Adjustment Training (WAT) – For Young Adults with Special Needs

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 21, 2014

JSSA’s Transitioning Youth Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a five- week program that supports young adults with special needs transitioning into the workplace. Students learn about the world of work and how to navigate the job search process. A maximum of 8 students allows individualized attention from instructor(s). The curriculum examines key components of a job search. Students will: Unlock job skills and interests by participating in career exploration exercises Take a behind-the-scenes look at employers by visiting several work…

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$36

DC Live!

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

We started in Montgomery County and now we’re bringing MC Live to the District!! DC Live, A “Special” Evening of Comedy is a new event collaboration hosted by seven organizations within the Jewish community whose passion is providing a quality of life to individuals with disabilities. All proceeds from the event will benefit: Friendship Circle, Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, Jewish Social Service Agency, Matan, RespectAbility, Sulam, and Sunflower Bakery. Date:                   Thursday, August 7,…

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Mifgash Hebrew Speakers Group

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every 14 days until August 21, 2014
DC Jewish Community Center,
1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

Mifgash is a high-level Hebrew conversation and social group for young professionals (20s-30s-40s) in the DC area. Join other Israelis and proficient Hebrew-speakers for Israeli movies, guest presenters, discussions on Israeli society/ current events, social gatherings, and more- all in HEBREW.  Mifgash usually meets every other week at the DCJCC, 16th and Q Sts NW, 7:00-8:30pm for a formal program, and/or join us afterwards as we head to a nearby restaurant for informal Hebrew conversation.   Occasional events are also held on…

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