A program for Jewish young adults in their 20s and 30s
EntryPointDC (EPDC) is committed to helping Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s in the DC metro-area build and maintain a Jewish identity and a connection to the community through social and educational programming.
New to the DC area or our Jewish community? We want to meet you! Call 202.777.3207 or email us to set up a time to meet up for virtual “coffee” and a crash course in our local community.
Chanukah is almost here! Grab your holiday presents for all 8 nights and support small businesses and artisans. Our holiday market is for all ages and all backgrounds.
Virtual Chanukah Holiday Market will be live November 29-December 6, and you can browse the links at any time you choose. Craft classes and artisans talks are also taking place throughout the week and the class schedule is below.
Your ticket to our holiday market includes:
* Access to our curated list of 25+ artisan online marketplaces where you can purchase jewlery, art, bath and body, clothing and acessories, Chanukak items, Judaica and more!
* Free PDF downloads including Chinese and a Movie Trivia Placemat, Kids Coloring Placemat, DIY Gelt Favor Box, and DIY Chanukah orgiami decoration and more.
* List of Virtual Chanukah Market artisan talks and DIY crafting classes you can attend throughout the week (additional registration required)
* Raffle entrance to win a ticket to a crafting class!
Our holiday market is brought to you by EntryPointDC, the 20s and 30s program of the EDJCC, a non-profit. Everyone of all ages is welcome to attend our virtual market and classes!
Virtual Chanukah Holiday Market Classes & Schedule:
Learn to Draw A Latke Cooking Print – REGISTER HERE
Tuesday, December 1 @ 8:00 PM
|Find your favorite pencil, pens, colored pencils, watercolors and drawing paper and join us on Zoom to learn how to draw a Chanukah related print with artist Miriam Levi!|
|Trash to Treasure: Repurposing, Upcycling, and Incorporating Values – REGISTER HERE |
Wednesday, December 2, 8:00 PM
|Rachael B. Goren, artists and owner of Electic Judaica, will talk about her inspiration for her whimsical Judaica – from trash and repurposing to social justice and values. Hear more about her journey as an artist and what it means to create. Her memorable menorahs feature cultural icons scuh as RBG and Dumbledore’s Army; this is a walk you won’t want to miss!|
|Musical Craft-A-Long – REGISTER HERE |
Thursday, December 3, 8:00 PM
|Gather your favorite craft project and join us for an interactive musical session where we will learn about artist and musician Gina Sobel’s art process and listen to peaceful Sephardic music to inspire your creativity|
|DIY Tye Dye Masks Service Project – REGISTER HERE |
Sunday, December 6, 4:00 PM
|Learn tie dye methods from artist Sari Zucker, and help us make masks for people experiencing homelessness through our partnership with the Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility and Jewish Connection Baltimore. Split a kit with a friend or make your own – each kit includes 8 masks to donate and 2 to keep or gift. Pick up your tie dye mask making kit from the EDCJCC.|
Celebrate the Holidays with the DCJCC! Grab our Chanukah at Home Holiday and Activity swag bag and get ready for a week of light and miracles. During our class on December 9th we will learn to make infused oil and vodka for your Hanukkah table. We’ll also be teaching a quick and easy Hanukkah craft project for bringing light and joy into your home, and talking about how to take part in Tikkun Olam this holiday season.
For $25.00, add on a custom High Holiday swag bag complete with recipe ingredients (minus the vodka and oil) to enhance your virtual experience. Contactless pickup will be held outside the JCC on Wednesday, December 9th 5PM – 6PM, join us virtually for the class at 8:00 PM.
Swag Bag includes:
- Materials for making your own glowing Hanukkah tassel banner
- Two glass bottles for DIY infusions, decorative tags and craft supplies
- Rosemary and citrus to make infused oil and vodka (oil and vodka not included)
- Fair Trade Chocolate Gelt
- Hanukkah candles
- Recipe cards for both activities
- Blessing card for the Holiday
- Learning from the social responsibility team about Tikkun Olam
This program is co-hosted with EntryPointDC, the 20s and 30s program of the EDCJCC.
The EPDC Book Club meets monthly to schmooze, snack, and discuss that month’s book. Join the Google Group to stay up-to-date on books and meeting times.
EPDC Interest Tribes
Connect with other like-minded young adults through community conversations and peer-led virtual programming. The Cooking Interest Tribe is for foodies, wannabe chefs, and anyone who wants to learn how to cook. Give back to our community and learn about and discuss social justice issues in the Giving Back Interest Tribe.