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March 2014

Theater J – The Admission by Motti Lerner

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - April 27 @ 7:30 pm
Washington DCJCC,
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

THE ADMISSION March 20 – April 27, 2014 Voices From A Changing Middle East Festival An Israeli homage to All My Sons set in Haifa during the first Intifada. Giora is a young professor engaged to Neta but in love with Samia, the Palestinian daughter of a family friend who becomes troubled when Giora’s father’s company begins building on the site of a battle that took place 40 years ago. Giora struggles to find the truth about his father’s war-time…

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April 2014
$17

Shabbat Passover Dinner

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adas Israel Congregation,
2850 Quebec Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008 United States

Please join with the Traditional Egalitarian Minyan/Ruach Minyan at Adas Israel Congregation, Friday night Shabbat of Pesach service and the annual Shabbat Pesach dinner, April 18. The service will be at 6:30 p.m. upstairs in the Library, followed by dinner around 7:30 p.m. downstairs in the Wasserman Hall. The dinner will be catered by Moti’s Market (formerly known as Kosher Mart). Registration will close on April 10 so please plan to RSVP accordingly. $17 for adults Please RSVP for the dinner online at:…

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Passover Shabbat

April 18 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Hungry for a decent dinner during Passover? Enjoy a full kosher for Passover meal worthy of bubbe’s blessing. For those in their 20s and 30s

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Shabbat services at The Shul

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until May 30, 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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Love at the Lanes: Couples Bowling Night with NOVA Tribe

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Part of a pair? We are heading to Bowl America for our first couples event! Your $14 ticket per person includes unlimited bowling for 2 hours and shoe rental. We will also have some sweet treats. Register here: http://love-at-the-lanes.eventbrite.com/ Event Co-Chairs: Jaime Bernstein & Dan Bernstein Allyssa Moskovitz Raby & Ben Raby Let us know if you need a ride to the bowling alley, email novatribeseries@gmail.com. About NOVA Tribe Series: Join our newsletter and add us on Facebook, and like our page!  NOVA Tribe Series…

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$10

Rikud DC (Israeli Dance in DC!)

April 20 @ 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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Post-Passover Pizza Party

April 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moishe House Arlington,
Arlington, VA United States
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The MINUTE passover is over (9:06pm on Tuesday) we will fire up the oven and get some homemade pizza going.  Come over to get your chametz on!  We won’t be mad if you bring beer, too. 9pm, Tuesday, April 22 Moishe House Arlington

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NOVA Tribe Presents Brews with the Jews: Post-Passover Beer Tasting & Pizza

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

By now you are missing the carbs and we are happy to reunite you with them! The NOVA Tribe Series is heading to World of Beer for a beer-tasting and to get the low-down on brewing. Nosh on some pizza and learn about upcoming NOVA Tribe events and Jewish holidays. Register here: http://brews-with-the-jews.eventbrite.com/ Vote on your favorite style of beer for our beer tasting flight when you register! Not a beer drinker? We also have some great happy hour specials until 9pm,…

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Mifgash Hebrew-Speakers Group

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington DC JCC,
1529 16th st NW, Washington, 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 meets approximately every other week (on different days) 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.  Contact mifgash.dc@gmail.com for details and…

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Movie Midrash: Noah

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Uptown Tap House,
3412 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 United States

Grab some post-Passover beers with us at the Uptown Tap House as we delve into the awesome rabbinic traditions of telling tall tales far beyond the Torah! Midrash are rabbinic stories that explain stories in Torah or depart from the text to create new tales. Join Rabbi Jessica Lott, who we loved at Four Rabbis Walk Into a Bar, for some two-by-two specials and to explore just a few of the many stories we’ve told about Noah and his Ark over…

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Tikkun Leil Shabbat Services & Dinner

April 25 @ 6:40 pm - 9:30 pm
15th St. Presbyterian Church,
1701 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Please join us Friday, April 25, for a songful, soulful Shabbat service featuring a full KabbalatShabbat and Maariv, a teaching about a social justice issue, and a potluck vegetarian dinner. This week, the service will be row seating, a cappella. 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 at 6:45 pm; dinner around 8:15 pm in the 15th St. Presbyterian building, 1701 15th St. NW (R & 15th…

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Downtown Shabbat

April 25 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Drinks and appetizers – 6:00 pm Services begin – 6:45 pm Dinner – 8:00 pm A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner. Followed by dinner.

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Shabbat services at The Shul

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until May 30, 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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$8

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Rabbi Scott guides an open service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting. For those in their 20s and 30s

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Moishe Workout – Spring Chicken Edition

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re pretty sure it will finally be warm by April 27.  Come on out for one of MHDC’s more popular recurring events, our Moishe Workout.  Georgetown University strength coach Philippe will be back to lead this free event.  Gatorade and granola bars will provided. Witness the Fitness. Meet us near the bathrooms in the top half of the park.

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Juicing/Breakfast!

April 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Moishe House DC,
1753 Euclid ST NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Right after the Moishe Workout, come to our house for juicing!  Juice your own fruit and veggies or ours. Make your own or from our recipe book.

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Free

Maryland’s Community Yom HaShoah

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Congregation B'nail Israel,
6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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Sunday, April 27, 2014 B’nai Israel Congregation 6301 Montrose Road Rockville, MD 20852 3:00pm – 4:00pm Unto Every Person There Is A Name An annual worldwide name reading program coordinated by B’nai B’rith International. Names may be submitted online by clicking here or may be brought to the service. Art Exhibit Montgomery College Foundation’s Portraits of LifeExhibit will be displayed. The emphasis of Portraits of Life is tolerance, understanding, knowledge and the inherent value of the individual. The exhibit features photographs and personal histories of Holocaust…

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Free

Northern Virginia’s 2014 Holocaust Observance

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia,
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031 United States
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Northern Virginia’s 2014 Holocaust Observance reflects upon: On Deaf Ears: Media Coverage and Public Response in the Holocaust YearsSunday, April 27, 2014 I 5:00 – 8:30 at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax 5:00pm – 6:00pm “Unto Every Person There Is A Name” and Youth & Community Art Exhibits Participate in B’nai B’rith International’s reading of names of those murdered during the Holocaust. View youth and community artists’ original works inspired by the Holocaust and created for this…

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$10

Rikud DC (Israeli Dance in DC!)

April 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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Holocaust Survivor Speaking

April 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moishe House Arlington,
Arlington, VA United States
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Please join us as we welcome Ruth Kohen, a survivor, to our house in commemoration of Yom HaShoah.  Ruth will talk with us about her experience during WWII in Germany, and her move to the Dominican Republic. 9pm, Tuesday, April 27 Moishe House Arlington

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$12

Love at First Site

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Is your online dating profile up-to-date?  Whether you’re considering it for the first time or thinking about revamping your strategy, now’s the time to make it happen. Have you ever asked yourself: How do I write the perfect online dating profile? What are people my age looking for anyway? How does technology help or hurt relationships? What kinds of pictures should I be using on dating sites and apps? Erika Ettin, Founder & CEO of A Little Nudge, shares her best tips and…

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NOVA Tribe Presents Challah Back: Baking with Braids

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to better your baking skills?  The NOVA Tribe Series is joining Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation for their Challah Made Easy Cooking Class where we will get to make dough for a challah to bake at home and also bake another during the class. We are happy to organize rides for this event, email novatribeseries@gmail.com if you need one. Register here: http://challah-back.eventbrite.com Join our event newsletter: http://eepurl.com/mW1ab follow us on Twitter (@novatribeseries) and like our NOVA Tribe Series page! About NOVA Tribe Series: NOVA Tribe Series provides Jewish…

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$25

Spring Brews

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Chris O’Brien, author of Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer and Save the World, leads an environmentally friendly tasting of spring beers.

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Serve Others with Sixth & I

April 30 @ 6:45 am - 9:15 am
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

EVENT LOCATION: 71 O Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC. The shift lasts from 6:45 – 9:15 am. For those in their 20s and 30s

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English/Civics Tutoring at CARECEN inspired by HIAS’ mission

April 30 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Wednesday until June 11, 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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Beer & Cider Making/Tasting

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moishe House DC,
1753 Euclid ST NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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“How to make and drink craft beer”. Come learn how to make and properly taste craft beer! A local home brewer will take you through the steps of creating your own beer and guide you through a tasting of beers and cider.  We tasted a lot of this guy’s beer at our last beer tasting just to make sure it was good, and it was.

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May 2014
$8

Shir Delight

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every month on the first Friday until June 6, 2014
Adas Israel,
2850 Quebec Street, Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Shir Delight: YP Shabbat Experience First Friday of the Month @ 6:30pm  register now Happy Hour. Davening. Dinner. Shir Delight is Adas Israel’s Kabbalat Shabbat experience for young professionals between the ages of 21 and 35. Often hosting roughly 300 DC area Jews, our evening begins at 6:30pm with a happy hour oneg followed by a lay-led Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv service and $8 Shabbat dinner. First Friday of every month from October to June. Register at www.adasisrael.org/yp by the Wednesday before.

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Shabbat services at The Shul

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until May 30, 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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Free

Boker Ohr Service with Percussion

May 3 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Tikvat Israel,
2200 Baltimore Road, Rockville, MD 20851 United States
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This service  led by Cantor Helzner with assistance from percussionists Jason Walker  and Dan Black will be held in the Flax Library.  It is a musical and spirited early  morning service.  At the conclusion of Boker Ohr, participants are invited to join the rest of the congregation in the sanctuary for the Torah service.

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

May 3 @ 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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