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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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2014 Assessment of Washington Area Jewish Young Professionals

July 24 - 31

You are invited to take part in “The 2014 Assessment of the Washington Area Jewish Young Professionals” The study is being conducted for research purposes as a graduate thesis research project by Jordanna Snyder. Perhaps you know Jordanna (Jordy) as a former resident of Moishe House Montgomery County and GTJ girl of the week. This survey will be online and can be accessed through Washington Area Jewish Young Professionals Survey. Survey completion will take about 15 minutes. As a thank…

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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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DC Jewish Intern Networking and Happy Hour

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lucky Strike DC,
701 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join Jewish interns and young professionals in the DC area for an evening of socializing, networking, and fun at Lucky Strike. Schmooze with Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut and other staff members. Connect with old and new friends over drinks and free food,* sponsored by Hillel. We hope to see you there!You do NOT have to be 21 to attend this event.Please RSVP with your name, email address, campus, and year to OOP-intern@hillel.org or call at 202-449-6557.*Free vegetarian…

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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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Shabbat Potluck

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moishe House Arlington,
Arlington, VA United States
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We are switching things up a little, and hosting a Shabbat lunch potluck outside (we hope the weather cooperates).  Please bring a dairy dish, and we will have a nice relaxing Shabbat meal together! 12 pm, Saturday, August 2nd Moishe House Arlington

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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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Shaw Trivia Night hosted by Moishe House

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shaw’s Tavern,
520 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC, DC 20001 United States

Are you one who counts days of the week by which bar’s trivia night it is? Then we’ve got an event for you!! Join Moishe House for quiz night at Shaw’s Tavern. Shaw’s Tavern is an exciting DC gastro pub located in the energetic Shaw Neighborhood. Come out and meet the community while dining in one of the best restaurants in Washington, DC and compete in live team trivia to win prizes and Pub Quiz Glory! And because we all…

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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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Moishe House Arlington Happy Hour

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Liberty Tavern,
3195 Wilson Blvd, Arlington,
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We are going to the Liberty Tavern in Arlington for the final hour of their happy hour.  We will buy everyone some appetizers, so come by and get a beer (or more?) with us! 6 pm, Wednesday, August 6th Liberty Tavern, 3195 Wilson Blvd, Arlington

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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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A Cappella Shabbat

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Enjoy a lively and participatory Shabbat service led by talented a cappella singers. Includes appetizers, cocktails, and social hour before the 7:15 pm service and dinner afterwards. For those in their 20s and 30s

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Shabbat services at The Shul

August 8 @ 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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$15/ hour

Kayaking with Moishe House

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Key Bridge Boathouse,
3500 Water St NW, Washington, DC, DC 20007 United States

Whether you’re new to the sport, or a seasoned kayaker, join Moishe House for a fun, low-key outdoor experience! We’ll meet at Key Bridge Boathouse 3500 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007 on 8/9/2014 at 2PM. Prices for a single Kayak are $15/hr. Each trip is geared towards beginners, includes equipment and instruction, and is focused on enjoying nature from the beautiful Potomac River. Contact moishehousedc@gmail.com for more information

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$5

Summer Lovin’: The 2014 Tu B’Av Singles Gayla

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chastleton,
1701 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

A night of dancing, drinking, & schmoozing with DC’s LGBTQ Jews (and their friends!) Since ancient days, Tu B’Av, which comes in late summer, has been a time of Jewish matchmaking. In Biblical and Talmudic times, young women would dress in white and dance, and eligible bachelors would come and seek a bride. It’s time for a contemporary LGBT twist on good old-fashioned match-making! This project was made possible by a #MakeitHappen micro grant from theThe Jewish Federation of Greater…

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