EntryPointDC (Young Adults)


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

Zumba with EntryPointDC
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Lets get moving! Join EntryPointDC and the EDCJCC Fitness department for an hour of virtual fun and mingling after class. Zumba is an aerobic dance fitness program featuring music and movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance such as salsa, merengue, and cumbia. All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.

When? Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, followed by 10 minutes of hanging out after classes; August 22, 29 and September 5, 12, 19, 26

How much? $5 for 2 August classes, $10 for 4 September classes, $13 for 6 August + September Classes

Questions? Contact Stacy Miller at stacym@edcjcc.org. If you are a JCC Fitness Member, virtual classes are part of your package. Please email us for more information.


EPDC Book/Film Club: The World That We Knew
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Book“The World That We Knew,” by Alice Hoffman
Date: Wednesday, Sept 30, 7 pm

Join via Hangouts Meet: https://meet.google.com/hpu-vspz-ufn

RSVP to mnewmark@gmail.com if you plan on joining!

Beginner Sign Language (October)
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
About this class:

If you’ve been looking to learn and practice sign language, this is the class for you! This class will introduce you to finger spelling, Deaf culture, and common signs that will help you communicate with both friends and strangers. Our interactive classes will feature guest speakers, games, and songs; we’ll also use breakout rooms to practice what you’ve learned with others at the same skill level.

Dates: Mondays, October 19 – December 21, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

If the cost of this class is prohibitive, you need to pay in installments, it does not fit your schedule, or you have any additional questions, please email Stacy Miller, Director of EntryPointDC, at stacym@edcjcc.org or Joy Stein, Director of Inclusion & Disabilities Programming, at joys@edcjcc.org.

About the Instructor:

Jeremy Mann founded Hands in Motion LLC in 2006. Hands in Motion LLC is an American Sign Language interpreting agency based out of Washington DC and serves the Deaf community nationally. Jeremy learned Sign Language as a child and has used it his entire life. His father was a professor at Gallaudet University. During his time in college Jeremy did several trips volunteering at a Deaf orphanage in Mexico. He worked as a professional American Sign Language Interpreter for 10 years in California and then Washington, D.C. metropolitan area before establishing Hands in Motion in 2006 in Washington D.C. His background makes him knowledgeable in both ASL and Deaf culture and over 14 years of experience as a CEO. Jeremy also serves on the advisory board for 2 other organizations and volunteers regularly interpreting for the Deaf community and with the Jewish Deaf community.

This class is presented by EntryPointDC, the young professionals program of the EDCJCC and the Inclusion Department of the EDCJCC. This is a virtual sign language class for young adults of all abilities.

EPDC Book Club & Author Talk: More Than Hummus: A Gay Jew Discovers Israel in Arabic
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
BookMore Than Just Hummus: A Gay Jew Discovers Israel in Arabic,” by Matt Adler (Note: this book is not available at the DC library, but the author is available to join our meeting! You can purchase the book here)
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 7pm

Join via Hangouts Meet: https://meet.google.com/pye-umvb-dvs

RSVP to mnewmark@gmail.com if you plan on joining!


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.