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JCCNV 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.

Cultural Arts programming is partially funded by the Arts Fund, and the Arts Council of Fairfax County, supported by Fairfax County.

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2015-2016 Cultural Events and Performing Arts Series

The Performing Arts Series presents cultural programming designed to engage people of all generations, and to provide texture and insight into the rich cultural history and contemporary trends of the Jewish people. The Series strives to make the J a destination for both JCCNV members and the general public to celebrate and appreciate Judaism’s culture, people, spirituality, wisdom, humor and creativity.

Unless otherwise noted, all performances take place at the JCCNV. Check back for updates and additional information on all events. All programs and dates subject to change.

Underwriting and sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Dan Kirsch at

For questions, and to buy tickets:

Box Office: (703) 537-3000

Details of the 2015-2016 Season will be announced August 11.

Saul Kaye | Jews & Jazz Series | October 3

The Maccabeats | Premiere A Cappella | Return Engagement | October 18

Redder Blood | New Play Commission by Helen Pafumi | October 19

Blue Like Me | Siona Benjamin Exhibition & Film | October 24

Trio Sephardi | Susan Gaeta, Tina Chancey and Howard Bass | November 1

Rang de Nila (Color Me Blue) | Indian Dance Performance | November 7

Cantors Cabaret | From the Bimah to Broadway | November 22

Israeli Dance Event | Performance | Audience Participation | December 13

Adam Ruben | Comedy & Music | January 16

Washington Balalaika Society | Russian Jewish Music | January 17

Roy Assaf Trio | Intimate Jazz Concert | February 20

Richmond Ballet II | Classic & Contemporary Rep Program | March 12

Jewish Plays Project | Three New Plays | Audience Vote | March 2016

Northern Virginia j.talks

The Northern Virginia Jewish Book Festival has morphed into an ongoing series of j.talks, conversations with authors and artists. Join us throughout the year for hard truths and inspiring stories, Jewish values and living history — along with food, fiction and funny! 

New Book Sale: October 29-November 10, 2015

Bodzin Art Gallery

The JCCNV Fine Arts Program supports and encourages the development of Jewish artists and/or Jewish arts. 

The Art of Jewish Food

Explore and enjoy all things Jewish food through theatre, film, music, chefs, cookbook authors, plus cooking demonstrations and tastings.
Winter 2016

16th Annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival

The annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival, powered by the JCCNV, will screen 10-12 contemporary Jewish-themed and/or Israeli-made feature films that explore identity and place in the world. 
Thursday–Sunday, April 7-17, 2016
Angelika Film Center & Café at Mosaic

ReelAbilities Film Festival

ReelAbilities Film Festival invites you to engage, empower and champion the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. September 2016




























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