EntryPointDC (Young Adults)

EntryPointDC

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.

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Upcoming Events

Nov
27
Fri
Winter Shabbat Clusters Registration Deadline
Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register by November 27!
Keep connected to your community and make new friends during our first season of Winter Clusters. Light candles and join themed small group Shabbat gatherings every two weeks. Stay cozy inside by joining a virtual Cluster, or start the season with an in-person Cluster and bring blankets and hot cocoa to the park or hang by the firepit on your group member’s rooftop. We will have Hanukkah, Chinese and a Movie,  Jews Around the World, Blast from the Past and more themes.

Groups are formed by age and neighborhood and sometimes interests. Register above and find out more on our registration page.

Dec
9
Wed
Chanukah Activity Kit and Infusions Class
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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
  • Dreidles
  • 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.

ONGOING EVENTS

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.