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Family Programs in Northern Virginia

Growing Northern Virginia's Jewish Community... 

One Family at a Time.

We would like to welcome your family to Growing Jewish Families, a source of fun and meaningful programs for the whole family. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter.

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Upcoming Children's Programs 


Divas and Diners Dinner at Julia's Restaurant and Lounge
(13970 Metrotech Dr. Chantilly)
Calling women of all ages and stages! Schmooze and laugh over dinner, dessert, and/or drinks with friends new and not-so-new! Take a break from your regular routine and connect with other women of all ages and stages. Come out for this relaxing social monthly gathering — bring a friend, and make new ones too! 

Thursday, February 23, 7:30pm
FEE: Each woman pays her own tab.
with [email protected]  


WEEKEND New Parent Coffee and Convo in Falls Church 
(8191 Strawberry Ln A, Falls Church, VA)

Weekend New Parent Coffee and Conversation for parents and babies ages 0-15 months. Come meet and chat with other new parents in your neighborhood at the Vienna/Tysons Panera! This is a drop in event, come when you can and stay as long as you like, we will be there from 10-11:30 am.  Bring your baby or come by yourself! Each family pays for their own refreshments. 

Sunday, February 26, 10-11:30 am
[email protected] is your host and will have a table sign so you can find our group 


Purim Story time and Crafts @ Haymarke­t Gainesville Library
(14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket, VA)

Moms, dads, grandparents and anyone who loves books — you are invited to bring your children to enjoy PJ Library® story time and arts and crafts. This month we are learning about the Jewish holiday of Purim. The program is FREE and EVERYONE is welcome to join the fun. Bring your friends and neighbors.

Sunday, February 26, 3:30-4:30 pm
Haymarket- Gainesville Library










Please RSVP here or with [email protected] for more information or with questions!  








As a part of this network, you will have access to ambassadors who can help you connect with other Jewish families as well as educational and social opportunities in your own backyard. You will receive monthly digital newsletters chock-full of educational information and links, announcements of upcoming local children’s programs and family events, and more.

Growing Jewish Families continues to broaden its reach to serve even more areas throughout Northern Virginia. Programming sites include the areas of Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Broadlands, Burke, Chantilly, Centreville, Fairfax, Gainesville, Herndon, Manassas, Leesburg, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, and Vienna.
The JCC of Northern Virginia welcomes the participation of interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds and sexual orientations.

Growing Jewish Families cultivates a network of ladies groups:



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Israel Programming

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Project Welcome Home

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Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert
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Community Engagement Coordinators
Jennifer DeAngelis
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JCCNV-JAFI Shiri Rahamim
Program Community Schlicha
Na'ama Gold 
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Project Welcome Home
Sara Astrow
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