Contacts for Parenting & Family

Family Services Department

Amy Brinko

Accounts Manager
Adi Eilat Crowley

Early Childhood Services
Fairfax - JCCNV

Amy Vermillion

Early Childhood Learning Center Director
Amit Hickman

ECLC Program Coordinators
Laura Cooper

Kelsey Lanza

Jewish Values and
Culture Coordinator

Debbie Blonder

ECS Programming and
Events Coordinator

Juliana Quinteros-Mian

Early Childhood Services
Alexandria - Beth El Hebrew Congregation

Dina Backer

Early Childhood Learning Center Assistant Director
Ali Kerlin

School-Age Services & Camp Achva

School-Age Programming Director
Joelle Kelenson

Teen Programming and School-Age Camps Director
Nori White

School-Age Programming Assistant Director
Jessica Vandell

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert

Community Engagement Coordinators
Jennifer DiAngelis

Jennifer Kanarek

JCCNV Community Shlicha and
Jewish Agency Israeli Fellow to Hillel at GMU
Ido Rakovsky

Upcoming Events

JCCNV: A Great Fit for Me!

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When school is out...

BASE is the
place to be!

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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!

Click here to learn more.


Bínai Bírith Youth Organization (BBYO)

The Leading Pluralistic Teen Movement

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(703) 537-3087 •

BBYO Wants You!

Looking for extracurricular activities to be involved with after school? Join BBYO, the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences! For more than 80 years, AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph, the fraternity component of BBYO) and BBG (B’nai B’rith Girls) chapters in communities around the world have been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences. BBYO offers unique opportunities for teens to connect with one another, serve their communities, navigate the college admissions process and travel the world, providing each participant with a network of lifelong friends, a perspective that adds value and meaning to life and a shared commitment to strengthening the Jewish future.

AZA and BBG chapters for current 8th-12th graders are teen-led, giving teens theopportunity to develop leadership skills, learn more about their Jewish heritageand meet other Jewish teens throughout Northern Virginia, D.C. and Maryland.

Membership is $75. If you would like to join BBYO, please contact our office for more information. You can also check us out on the website: If you would liketo attend one of the BBYO programs before joining, please contact

How Do You Get Involved?

First Step:

Join, the premier online network for all Jewish teens everywhere. Making a account is simple, fast and free. As soon as you create a profile, BBYO will mail you a brochure and personally invite you to upcoming events! Use to find upcoming local events, speak your mind about your favorite topics on message boards and blogs, upload photos and explore social, travel, community service and leadership opportunities.

Second Step:

Contact our office so we can help answer your questions about programs in our area, ways to become a leader in the organization and BBYO summer programs, including BBYO trips to Israel!

Pre-High School Students Fun, Friends & Fulfillment

Contact the NoVA Council BBYO office at (703) 537-3087 or

Trips to amusement parks and ballparks, pool parties and paintball, ski trips and dances are just some of the ways BBYO Connect brings fun to life for Jewish kids like you! BBYO Connect is the BBYO experience made just for pre-high school students who want to enjoy social, recreational,athletic, cultural and Judaic activities with new friends. Join BBYO Connect and be
part of something exciting. Something big. Something important. Get a taste of all the great activities that await you as a high schooler in BBYO. Get outside your daily routine and meet kids who enjoy the same things you do.

ISO: BBYO Advisers

Contact the NoVA Council BBYO office at (703) 537-3087 or

Do you LOVE working with Jewish teens? Are you interested in helping to enrich their lives through leadership training, the planning of events and local/regional conventions? You must be 21 years old, responsible and provide your own transportation to events.