Fall Holidays @ the DCJCC

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

EPDC’s Discounted and Free High Holiday Tickets
Tickets for young professionals available until the day before the holiday.

Rosh Hashanah Fitness Challenge

Throughout September

Experience Elul
Tuesdays, September 2, 9, 16 and 23, 5:00 pm

Experience the tastes, sights and sounds of Rosh Hashanah.

High Challah-Day Baking, Tasting and Giving
Sunday, September 7, 3:00 pm
Discover challah's ancient roots, symbolism, and roll in the High Holy Days as you mix, braid, and bake for a good cause.

The Year That Was: Filmmakers of 5774
Sundays, September 7, 14 and 21, 11:00 am
As Rosh Hashanah approaches, we honor the work of three seminal filmmakers who passed away in the Jewish year of 5774: Assi Dayan, Paul Mazursky and Eli Wallach.

Top Nosh: High Holiday Edition

Sunday, September 14, 3:00 pm

All the glory of a TV cooking competition…without the reality show drama.

SpeakeasyDC--Atonement: Stories About Confession, Redemption, and Making Amends

Monday, September 15, 7:30 pm

With the High Holy Days upon us, a few individuals will come clean with true stories about transgressions, moral dilemmas, and life-lessons.

Bet Mishpachah S'lichot Service
Saturday, September 20, 8:00 pm

HeadFirst Tishrei
Monday, September 22, 7:00 pm
Take some time to get centered before the high holidays with a special EPDC yoga class.

DC Minyan High Holiday Services

Wednesday, September 24-Friday, September 26 and Saturday, October 4
Please see the DC Minyan website for tickets and service information.

Bet Mishpachah High Holiday Services

Wednesday, September 24-Friday, September 26

Day of Awe-Some: Rosh Hashanah for Families

Thursday, September 25, 10:00 am

Celebrate the holiday through through songs, crafts and stories in an atmosphere that welcomes everyone and caters to kids.

Tashlich Picnic at Rock Creek Park, with GLOE Youth & Family

Sunday, September 28, 10:30 am
Cast off the negatives of the past and get ready for the new year with other LGBT individuals, couples, teens, kids, and families.

Monday, September 29, 2:00 pm
Join us for a High Holiday exploration of various adaptations of Bernhard Schlink’s novel The Reader, including the recent screenplay by David Hare.

Forgiveness Workshop
Tuesday, September 30, 7:00 pm
Join life coach Gregg DeMammos to explore forgiveness--asking and granting--prior to Yom Kippur.


Community Sukkah Build
Sunday, October 5, 11:00 am
Let’s come together to build and decorate the Community Sukkah. Kids and adults of all ages welcome--there will be fun for everyone!

DC Minyan Sukkot Services
Wednesday, October 8 through Friday, October 10

Sukkot Harvest at Arcadia Farms
Sunday, October 12, 10:30 am
Let's help in the gardern for Sukkot and to help fill Arcadia's Mobile Marke, a farm-stand-on-wheels that distributes fresh vegetables to food deserts with few nutritious, affordable options.

Sukkot Storytime
Sunday, October 12, 10:30 am
A morning of stories, songs, and crafts in the sukkah.

Sukkot Sushi 'n' Saki Night
Monday, October 13, 7:00 pm
Sip some sake and learn how to roll your own sushi in our sukkah this Sukkot!

Temporary Dwellings: The Sukkah & Queer Youth Homelessness
Tuesday, October 14, 7:00 pm
Speakers will share personal stories, updates on the queer youth homelessness epidemic, and what we can do to help ensure that today’s wandering children can find safe, permanent shelter.

DC Minyan Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Services
Wednesday, October 15 through Friday, October 17

Questions? Contact us for more information on any Jewish Life program, event, or class.

Lili Kalish Gersch
Director, Literature, Music and Jewish Life
(202) 777-3254

Tami Wolf
(202) 777-3259

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