Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival October 18-28 at Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic. Join us for films of all genres during our 18th (chai) year! See our festival line-up in the Cultural Arts tab below.

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Events Calendar and Announcements

3rd Annual Northern Virginia Great Big Challah Bake

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

Thursday, October 25th, 7:00pm 

A community-wide empowering evening for girls and women of all ages who come together to make challah, sing, and dance! Bring your daughters, mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, and friends as we participate in this worldwide challah-making event. For complete details, visit

Fee: $18/ $10 per youth ages 10+ 

To register, visit: Great Big Challah Bake no later than Oct. 17th.
Register Early — this event sold out quickly last year (more than 250 girls and women attended)

For more information, contact or 


10th Annual Character Breakfast Mash-Up

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

Sunday, November 18th, 9:30am - 11:30am

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of bringing you amazing storybook characters. Get ready to meet up with old friends such as Curious George & the Man in the Yellow Hat; the Very Hungry Caterpillar and your Paw Patrol Friends. Meet new friends – the Minions; Pete the Cat; Clifford the Big Red Dog and more!

Be sure to bring your appetite, because we’re serving up a pancake breakfast bar, along with lots of other delicious breakfast treats; beverages included along with a heaping helping of fun! A morning of crafts and stories with plenty of photo ops to remember this incredible day at the J – bring your camera!

Kids and/or adults are invited to dress up in their favorite costume! Be sure to register quickly as this program is usually a sell-out! 

Non-member: $12 per person/ $55 maximum per family (up to 6 people)
Member: $10 per person/ $45 maximum per family (up to 5 people)

Advanced registration required by Nov. 11th at: 

In partnership with JCCNV‘s Growing Jewish Families program, ECLC, Cultural Arts, Health, Fitness, and Membership departments, and PJ Library.



Annual Latkes and Lights Chanukah Party


Sunday, December 2nd, 10:00am - 11:30am

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of food, Lego building, dreidel spinning, crafts galore, and more!

Visit this page for updated program information.



Light Up the Night! Community Menorah Lighting

Mosaic District, 2901 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA

Wednesday, December 5th, 5:30pm

It’s Chanukah time and we’re bringing the celebration to you! Join us as we light the candles, sing songs, enjoy entertainment, feast on sufganiyot (donuts), and spin the dreidel and more! 

Fee: Free

For information contact  

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