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Summer Camp 2015: Registration Now Open

Register by March 2 to waive the $50 registration fee!

Time to get into the camp spirit! Exciting new technology camps. Horseback riding. Gymnastics. Golf and Sailing camps and more. Swim lessons. Read More...

Register by March 2 to waive the $50 registration fee!

The Art of Jewish Food

Saturday, January 31 through Sunday, February 15

An inaugural festival of theatre, film music, cookbook authors, cooking demonstrations and tastings. Read More...

Saturday, January 31 through Sunday, February 15

Art of Jewish Food: For the Love of Wine & Chocolate

Saturday, February 7, 8pm

An evening of delicious decadence: an in depth chocolate presentation followed by an exclusive wine and chocolate tasting. Read More...

Saturday, February 7, 8pm

Art of Jewish Food: Regional Premiere! "Deli Man"

Thursday, February 12, 7:30pm

Follow the effusive and charming Ziggy Gruber, a third-generation delicatessen man, owner and maven. Read More...

Thursday, February 12, 7:30pm

Monthly Discussion Group

Monday, February 16, 12:15pm

"Our World Today and in the Future." February topic: Current events in Russia and Ukraine. Join us! Read More...

Monday, February 16, 12:15pm
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Upcoming Programs

All programs below are held at the JCCNV unless otherwise noted. Mark your calendar and plan to attend... and bring your friends!  

Island of Hope. Friday, January 30, 6:30pm. Cancelled.

Mariinsky Ballet at the Kennedy Center. Saturday, January 31, 5:30pm-10:30pm. Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet brings a program featuring Hodson’s Le Sacre du Printemps inspired by Nijinsky, Fokine’s Le Spectre de la Rose and The Swan, and Petipa’s Paquita Grand Pas.

SOLD OUT! The Art of Jewish Food - Food, Film & Flory! Saturday, January 31, 7:30pm. The opening night of The Art of Jewish Food includes the film Flory's Flame, a special appearance by local music icon Flory Jagoda, and a tasting of Sephardic cuisine. 

The Art of Jewish Food - Tu B'Shevat Seder. Tuesday, February 3, 7pm-9pm. Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, marks the “New Year” of trees in Israel. Come awaken your senses and taste buds as we share four cups of Israeli wine and exotic foods that celebrate the bounty of Israel.

ALI - Azerbaijan: From 5th Century Jewish Migration to a Strong Modern-Day Partnership with Israel. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 12:15pm-1:30 pm. This class will explore the close relationship between Azerbaijan’s Jewish and Muslim communities, which is relatively rare in this hostile region.

Adult Services: A Winter Day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Richard Estes' Realism and other exhibits. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11am-3:45pm. Enjoy a cold winter's day in the warmth of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, where we will enjoy the special Richard Estes' Realism exhibit and more.

National Symphony Orchestra Open Rehearsal - Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 8:15am-3pm. Enjoy a classical concert with conductor, Juraj Valcuha, and violinist, Vilde Frang.

The Art of Jewish Food - Bessie Bluefeld, Friday, February 6, 2015, 12:30 & Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2pm. A theatre performance. Bessie’s story embodies the struggles and triumphs that an immigrant would experience making a new life in a new country.

Join j.dance for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre at the Kennedy Center. Saturday, February 7, 2015, Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, “America’s cultural ambassador to the world” returns for its annual engagement for more captivating new works and enduring classics, including Alvin Ailey’s signature masterpiece Revelations.

The Art of Jewish Food - For the Love of Wine and Chocolate! Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8pm. An intimate chocolate and wine tasting by Dear Coco Chocolate.

The Art of Jewish Food - What’s the Fuss about Hummus? Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:30pm. Using clips from the film Make Hummus, Not War, we will explore the origins of hummus with filmmaker and foodie Susan Barocas and other special guests.

Divas and Diners: Hot Topics! Sex in the Suburbs: What’s normal anyway? Sunday, February 8, 2015, 7:30pm. Location: Gregorio's Trattoria, 1428 Northpoint Village Center, Reston, VA. An enlightening discussion with gynecologist and sex counselor, Melanie Modjoros, who will be covering topics like sex after mommy-hood, hormonal changes with age and pregnancy, male antomy questions, desire/arousal issues and sex after health issues.

ALI - How This Night Is Different Part I: The Evolution of the Passover Haggadah. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, noon-1:30 pm. We will explore what we can learn about the social, intellectual and religious life of the Jewish people from the many iterations of the haggadah.

The Art of Jewish Food - The Artists’ Palette. Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Bodzin Art Gallery opening; 6:30-7:30pm meet two of the artists. Artwork reflecting the artist’s varied connection to the one of the great pleasures of Jewish life – food!!

The Art of Jewish Food - Paula Shoyer. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:30pm. A make, take, and bake event. Paula will talk about Passover cooking and baking and her journey, plus share tips and planning ideas.

Power of the Parties: Understanding the Knesset. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:30pm. Dana Kalishov, our shlicha, will lead us in an in-depth exploration of the complexities of today’s political parties in Israel.

"Gigi" - Matinee Performance at the Kennedy Center. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11am-5:30pm. Eric Schaeffer directs a world premiere production of Lerner and Loewe’s musical comedy, where true love between a free-spirited young woman and a wealthy young playboy must overcome the conventions of turn−of-the-century Paris.

Adult Services: Judaism and the Afterlife. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 am-noon. Guided by Rabbi Isserow, we will explore Jewish beliefs about what happens to us after we die. 

The Art of Jewish Food - Deli Man. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30-9pm. A documentary film. Follow the effusive and charming Ziggy Gruber, a third-generation delicatessen man, owner and maven.

The Art of Jewish Food - Meatballs and Matzah Balls. Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:30am-12:30pm. Explore Marcia A. Friedman's journey to unite her Jewish and Italian heritages.

The Art of Jewish Food - Oma & Bella. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 10:30am. A documentary film. Oma & Bella is an intimate portrait of two elderly Jewish women in Berlin with humor, powerful stories and a deep fondness for good food.

The Art of Jewish Food - A Peace Of Bread: Faith, Food And The Future. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2pm. The Art of Jewish Food has fed your body and soul; now we ask for your help to feed our community.

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