2013 General Information
Washington Jewish Music Festival

About the Festival

Established in 1999 with a lead gift from the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation, the Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF) promotes a broader appreciation of Jewish culture and connects the Greater Washington, DC community through music. WJMF presents extraordinary performing artists who preserve and invigorate Jewish music in contemporary culture. Through collaborations, educational programming and free events, the Festival actively engages people throughout the greater DC community in cross-cultural dialogue.


For concerts at the Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital, Montgomery Arts Cultural Arts Center and the DCJCC: purchase tickets in advance at wjmf.org or call (202) 777-3251. Same-day tickets are available for purchase 45 minutes before the event, subject to availability. All ticket sales are final. Washington DCJCC members, seniors over 65, students with ID and groups of eight or more may purchase tickets at discounted rates when applicable. All events are general admission. Reserved seating is available for patrons with special needs. Please email info@wjmf.org or call (202) 777-3251 for assistance.

See Sixth & I and The Kennedy Center for ticket policies at those venues.

: Directions, Transit and Parking

Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

The Kennedy Center

Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center

Sixth & I

Washington DCJCC


Festival attendees are eligible for a 10% discount at the DISTRIKT Bistro, a Kosher meat restaurant located on the first floor of the DCJCC. Call (202) 777-3209 or view the menu.


CDs will be sold at all Festival events. Recordings of Festival artists are also available for purchase online.

Volunteer Opportunities 

Interested in helping out at one event and attending another for free? Volunteer for the Festival! Sign up here or contact the Festival Coordinator at info@wjmf.org or (202) 777-3251 for more information.

Further Information

Please call (202) 777-3251 or email info@wjmf.org for general questions.

Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center's Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts. The Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation is the major sponsor of the Washington Jewish Music Festival.

Washington DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW at Q Street
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 518-9400

CONTACT: info@wjmf.org

MUSIC HOTLINE: (202) 777-3251

DIRECTOR: Lili Kalish Gersch, (202) 777-3254

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR: Alena Kranzberg, (202) 777-3250

PRESS CONTACT: Rabinowitz/Dorf Comunications

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