Contacts for Arts & Culture

Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Director
Dan Kirsch

Film Engagement Coordinator
Brittanie Werbel

Dance Director
Barri DeFrancisci

Fine Arts

Fine Arts Coordinator
Irene Gavin


JCCNV-JAFI Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov

Upcoming Events

Cultural Arts at the JCCNV

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Join us when school is out for teacher work days, holidays, and during inclement weather when area schools are delayed or closed!

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Summer Camps

Sponsors, Synagogue Previews & Raffle

NVJFF 2015 Leadership 

NVJFF Presenting Partner 




NVJFF Producers 




Israeli-made films are underwritten in part by the Embassy of Israel 

NVJFF Screening Sponsors* 
Anita & Steve Dienstfrey 
Dara & Joshua Greene 
Janet & Murray Horwitz 
Richard Oppenheim, Atlantic Settlement Group, LLC 
BJ & Allon Shiff 
Judie Weiss 

NVJFF Directors & Synagogue Sponsors* 
Lorraine Fischer & Marc Kremer 
Temple Rodef Shalom 

NVJFF Preview Night Partners 

Congregation Beth Emeth 
Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story 
Saturday, March 7, 7pm 
Ticketed event/open to the public 

Beth El Hebrew Congregation 
Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story 
Sunday, March 8, 7pm 
Ticketed event/open to the public 

Congregation Adat Reyim 
24 Days 
Saturday, March 14, 7pm
Ticketed event/open to the public 

NVJFF Committee Members 
BJ Shiff, Co-Chair 
Ronnie Oppenheim, Co-Chair 
Anita Dienstfrey 
Steve Dienstfrey 
Lorraine Fischer 
Sidney Formal 
Marcia Gordon 
Joshua Greene 
Janet Horwitz 
Enid Liess 
Sigi Saadia 
Dan Sahphire 
Judie Weiss 

Dan Kirsch 
JCCNV Cultural Arts Director 
NVJFF Festival Director 

The J’s Cultural Arts Mission
To demonstrate, illuminate and celebrate the breadth and depth of Judaism’s culture, identity, creativity, diversity and resiliency through the performing, visual and literary arts. 

*As of February 18, 2015

NVJFF Raffle
For just $2/ticket (or 6/$10 — such a deal!), enter for a chance to win Mosaic District restaurant gift certificates, Angelika Film Center passes, or tickets to performing arts events in Fairfax. Raffle prizes to be posted here. Tickets available at each screening March 19-29; drawing following the closing night film. Need not be present to win. 

Just some of the prizes: 
Artisan Confections/Mosaic - $25 gift card
Four Sisters Vietnamese Restaurant/Mosaic - $30 gift card
Cava Mezze Grill/Mosaic - $50 in gift cards
Jimmy John's - $38.50 in gift cards
Le Pain Quotidien/Mosaic - Gift Basket
Lebanese Taverna - $25 gift card
Lost Dog Café - $25 gift card
Matchbox/Mosaic - $50 gift card + tshirts
MOM's Organic Market/Mosaic - $25 gift card
Red Apron/Mosaic - Lunch for 2 ($20 value)
Silver Diner - Entrée coupons (3)

Contact NVJFF
Box Office email:
Box Office phone: 703.537.3000
Return to the NVJFF Film Schedule/homepage.

Tickets to all events now on sale online

Link to Film Descriptions
Link to Film Programs
Link to Ticket Information