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Annual Holocaust Commemoration

Virtual

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington will host the annual Yom HaShoah commemoration in memory of the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust and in honor of the survivors and their family members among us.   Please join JCRC for this poignant and meaningful tribute that brings together the community to reflect […]

Battles Over the Holocaust: Polish-Jewish Memory Wars, Featuring Dr. Zachary Mazur 

Virtual

In the aftermath of World War II, Jews and Poles formulated separate histories and memories of their wartime experiences. While Poles claimed that Polish Catholics and Jews suffered equally, in the Jewish narrative, Polish antisemitism and indifference were instrumental in making the Holocaust possible. Actions and reactions from both sides have made for a particularly […]

Zochrim: Community Commemoration for Yom Ha’Zikaron  

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

Yom Ha’Zikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, carries a heavier weight this year as we grapple with the loss of countless individuals and the pain felt by their families. It's a solemn occasion to honor their memory, acknowledge the grief of those left behind, and find solace in our collective mourning. We invite the community to join […]

Jimbo Jay: Music, Humor and Life in the Gaza Envelope

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

Doors open, wine, and light appetizers – 7:30pm Performance – 8pm Jimbo Jay, Omar Havron, is a versatile artist, blending rap, singing, and poetry to capture the essence of Israeli culture. His music has resonated with households across Israel, reflecting his love for Hebrew, humor, and a deep connection to the country, particularly the Gaza […]

$25

Taste of Israel

Gesher Jewish Day School 4800 Mattie Moore Ct, Fairfax, Virginia

Israel is commemorating 76 years of independence! Join us for a tasty celebration featuring delicious Israeli cuisine and a variety of fun activities. All ages are invited to partake in this family-friendly event, complete with live performances, engaging crafts, entertaining games, and much more! Admission to this event is free, kosher food will be available […]

GJF Lag B’Omer Picnic and S’mores – Lorton

Lorton, VA Lorton, Virginia

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer with a delightful bring your own picnic in the great outdoors! Bring dinner and we'll provide the s'mores and a cozy fire pit for roasting marshmallows and creating cherished memories under the stars. Location: Provided with Registration

Pages & Perspectives: Book Club

Arlington, VA Arlington, Virginia

Join our book club as we dive into "Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth." Explore the complexities and richness of Israeli culture and history in an engaging discussion with fellow readers.  Location: Arlington. Exact address will be provided upon registration 

Lag B’Omer Community Celebration – Fairfax

Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia 3939 Prince William Dr, Fairfax, Virginia

Join out NoVA community for a Lag B’Omer Family Fun Day, with moonbounces, facepainting, a bonfire and much more! Fee: $12 Adult, $8 Child

RSJ Nature Scavenger Hunt – Alexandria

Alexandria, VA Alexandria, Virginia

Join us for a Lag B'Omer nature scavenger hunt, where families can explore the beauty of the outdoors while hunting for hidden treasures! Discover the wonders of nature as you embark on an exciting adventure, perfect for celebrating this special Jewish holiday. This event will be in Russian. Location: Provided with Registration

Cheesecake for Shavuot! – Fairfax

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

Join Faith for a fun and delicious Shavuot celebration as we make gluten free no-bake cheesecake bites! This family-friendly event will guide you through creating these tasty treats, perfect for honoring the tradition of enjoying dairy foods on Shavuot.

Building Closure: Shavuot

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

The building will close early at 5pm for Erev Shavuot (Giving of the Torah & Observing the Summer Harvest).

Building Closure: Shavuot

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

The building will be closed for Shavuot on Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 13.