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NEW VENUE: Avi Kaplan – Floating on a Dream Tour

With Andrea von Kampen

The former Pentatonix singer returns to his folk roots and finds his voice as a solo artist on his debut album, Floating on a Dream, reflecting his Californian roots and fascination with the American West.

Date:
May 23, 2022 • 8:00 pm ET
Category:
Music

Hazel Scott 101st Birthday Celebration

Michelle Cann, piano

The pianist pays tribute to virtuosic jazz pianist Hazel Scott along with other female, Black, classically trained pianists and composers of Scott’s time including Florence Price and Margaret Bonds.

Date:
May 25, 2022 • 8:00 pm ET
Admission:

$35

Category:
Music

Jhumpa Lahiri

In Conversation with Nicoletta Pireddu

In Translating Myself and Others, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on her emerging identity as a translator and bilingual writer in a collection of candid and disarmingly personal essays.

Date:
May 26, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket + Signed Book: $32

Virtual:
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $29

Category:
Authors & Talks

After Hours: Recent College Grads

Did you graduate college in 2020 or 2021 but didn’t get to throw your cap in the air because of the pandemic? Meet recent grads living in the DC area for a night of connection and belated celebration. With Rabbi Nora, explore what Judaism has to say about closing one chapter and beginning another as we (finally) toast you in person!

Date:
May 26, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$6

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
May 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Nora leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.

Date:
May 31, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$148

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Rebecca Soffer

In Conversation with Hanna Rosin

In The Modern Loss Handbook: An Interactive Guide to Moving Through Grief and Building Your Resilience, the Modern Loss cofounder offers candid, practical, and witty advice for confronting a future without your person, honoring their memory, dealing with trigger days, managing your professional life, and navigating new and existing relationships.

Date:
Jun 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $15
Ticket + Signed Book: $28

Virtual:
Ticket: $10
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $29

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Jewish Flavor: Shavuot Feast

Before Shavuot, Chef Vered Guttman honors the Ashkenazi tradition of eating dairy dishes on the holiday.

Date:
Jun 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Holidays

Hot Topics: A Jewish Approach to Abortion

As political developments unfold on the local and national stage, learn from Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Nora about what Jewish sources have to say about abortion and reproductive justice. After studying the texts, we’ll then process and reflect both the texts and the news in small groups through conversation.  

Date:
Jun 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Half of the proceeds will go to the DC Abortion Fund

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jun 3, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services
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