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 coffee and a crash course in our local community.

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Upcoming Events

Everything But The Turkey for Young Professionals
Nov 24 @ 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Give thanks this Thanksgiving holiday by giving back! Join DC area 20- and 30-somethings to help prepare Thanksgiving side dishes for those in need at local community kitchens, transitional housing facilities and homeless shelters. In partnership with The Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership program and DC Central Kitchen.

Join us at 1:15, before our project kicks off, to enjoy some bagels and shmear and get to know your fellow volunteers for the afternoon.

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Meet, greet and eat!)

2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Service project)

Please note: pre-registration is required for this event, and walk-ins are not accepted. Registration fills up quickly and always sells out, so register today!

The Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership engages adults in their 20s and 30s to be active Jewish leaders, volunteers, and philanthropists in our Greater Washington community. Young Leadership offers various cohort-based initiatives focused on leadership development, philanthropy and Israel education. YL provides travel abroad experiences, and hosts a variety of social and educational events throughout the DMV.

Hipster Hanukkah Holiday Market
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Shop handmade goods from independent artists from holiday cards to jewelry to baked goods. It’s Etsy IRL!

2 rooms of vendors with more space to move, craft classes and more PLUS

  • Cake Pop Making Class, Make Your Own Travel Menorah Class, Hand Stamped Hanukkah Table Runner Class – very limited tickets! Includes holiday market entrance in ticket price
  • Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors
  • Musical performances
  • Hot chocolate bar
  • Doughnuts

Want to be a craft or food vendor at our event? Vendor application is due ASAP!

Ticket link for entrance to the  Hipster Hanukkah Holiday Market & Classes

This event is for those in their 20’s and 30’s

Want to come for free? Find out how you can help at the event by emailing Stacy at stacym@edcjcc.org

Hanukkah Happy Hour: Havana Nights
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join EntryPointDC and over 300 Jewish young adults from all over the DC area for the biggest party of the year!

The largest Hanukkah happy hour in the DC area is moving from the Hill. Hanukkah is going to be HOT, HOT, HOT this December when we celebrate with a Cuban Jewish flair! Come out for specialty drinks, salsa lessons, festive food, and more. Be sure to bring warm winter items such as socks and gloves for our clothing drive for D25 Day of Service.

4th floor – salsa lessons at 6:45 – 7:15 PM and 7:45 – 8:15 PM
3rd floor – Cuban Jewish and festive fried foods and mingling
2nd floor – chill area with Cuban Jewish trivia slideshow

* Venue is easily accessible off the U street metro
* Extended happy hour drink specials
* Appetizers and food specials

Presented by EntryPointDC, the 20s and 30s program of the Edlavitch DCJCC

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Presented in partnership with:
Adas Israel Young Professionals, Avodah, 2239, GatherDC, NOVA Tribe Series and more announced soon!


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.