Come to the premiere event of the 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series and laugh with the co-host of TV's "Dinner & a Movie." Read More...
Much needed building renovations began in the spring and will continue through the fall. Read More...
Join us for this screening that documents the story of Anita Hill. A panel of prominent speakers will lead a discussion on sexual harassment following the film. Read More...
Join us for a morning of family fun with breakfast and The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Read More...
Exciting, and much needed, building renovations have begun and will continue through the fall. Read all about it... click here.
All programs below are held at the JCCNV unless otherwise noted. Mark your calendar and plan to attend... and bring your friends!
An Evening of Comedy with Annabelle Gurwitch. Saturday, October 25, 8pm. Come laugh with the co-host of TV's "Dinner & a Movie."
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power. Sunday, October 26, 2:30pm. Come see the film Anita, followed by a panel discussion on sexual harassment. Guest speaker: Bill Schneider, Professor of Public and International Affairs at GMU and former senior political analyst for CNN & contributor to Al Jazeera English network.
SFA Workshop: Exercise & Dietary Recommendations for Osteoporosis. Thursday, October 30, 11:30am. Come learn what the current exercise and dietary recommendations are to help prevent the onset of osteoporosis and maintain bone strength.
ECS Family Havdallah: Wild, Wild West Edition. Saturday, November 1, 6:30pm. Join us for a hootin' and hollerin' good time as we celebrate Havdallah in the wildest JCC in the west(ern) suburbs of DC.
j.talks: Author Joshua Max Feldman, The Book of Jonah. Saturday, November 1, 7:30pm. In partnership with Congregation Beth Emeth. This charming modern-day Jonah - half-Jewish and stranged from God, swallowed up by sleep rather than a whale - would seem to have little in common with his Old Testament namesake.
Teens: Virginia College Tour. Sunday-Tuesday, November 2-4. Travel with your peers to visit three Virginia universities: Christopher Newport University (CNU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and University of Virginia (UVa).
j.talks: Author Nate Hausmann, ABC Animals. Sunday, November 2, 2pm. Nate is a young autistic entrepreneur. He's written an enchanting English and Hebrew animal alphabet book.
Ethics in the Field: How Does the IDF Maintain Morality During Peace and Conflict? Wednesday, November 5, 7:15pm. Presentation by Colonel (Res.) Bentzi Gruber. Discussion in memory of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin will follow the program.
Sunday Family Fun Day: Let's Play and Show Thanks. Sunday, November 9, 10am-11:30am. Location: Van Dyke Park, Fairfax. Bring the family and a nonperishible food item to be donated to a local food bank.We'll also make cards to delivery to an elder care home.
Community Engagement: Family Yoga Morning. Sunday, November 9, 10:30am. Location: TBA.
j.talks: Being the Other, personal stories of finding their place in the world. Sunday, November 9, 8pm. Authors S.Bear Bergman: Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter - essays on trans life; Julie Greenberg: Just Parenting: Building the World One Family at a Time - Rabbi Julie's journey into spirited motherhood; Leah Vincent: Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood - a young woman's promiscuous and self-destructive spiral after being cast out.
Some Kind of Wonderful: Bayla Whitten sings Carole King. Saturday, November 15, 8pm (SOLD OUT); Sunday, November 16, 2pm and 5pm. A unique cabaret event created just for the J! Gabriel Mangiante, Musical Director.
j.talks: Janna Gur, Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen. Monday, November 17, 7:30pm. Janna is the founder and chief editor of the leading Israeli food and wine magazine. Cooking demo and tasting!
Special Divas and Diners Ladies Night program: Conquer the Chaos. Tuesday, November 18, 7:30pm. Location: Gregorio's Trattoria, 1428 Northpoint Village Center, Reston, VA. With professional organizer. Free admission, everyone pays own tab.
Health, Fitness & Aquatics Workshop: How to Keep Your Workouts Interesting. Thursday, November 20, 11:30am. Bored with the same old workouts and routines? This workshop will help you incorporate new ideas into your fitness plans.
j.talks: Local Author Event. Thursday, November 20, 7pm. Free Admission. Location: One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland Street, Arlington.
Family Services Kids' Night Out. Saturday, November 22, 6pm. Bring the kids to the J for a night of fun with friends. Parents enjoy a night of fun without the kids. It's a fun night for everyone!
Family Character Breakfast with The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Sunday, November 23, 9:30am-11am. In partnership with Gesher Jewish Day School, the J's Growing Jewish Families and PJ Library. This morning of family fun is always a sell-out. Be sure to reserve your tickets early!