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

EntryPointDC Book Club
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, June 16, 7:00 PM

National Mall

We have two new book club coordinators – welcome to Harley and Lena! Make sure to join our new Book Club Facebook group and subscribe to our google group to get book club event updates. At our next meeting, let’s meet on the National Mall by 6th and Madison under the trees! We will discuss Jerusalem Maiden by Talia Carner Please RSVP to Harley so we can have an accurate headcount.

Mahjong Meet Up with EntryPointDC Mahjong Interest Tribe
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 21 2:00-4:00 PM –Edlavitch DCJCC – 1529 16th St NW

group sitting at tableJoin other young professionals to learn how to play mahjong or play with other players if you already know the game. RSVP so we have an accurate headcount! Make sure to join our new Mahjong Facebook group Questions? Message  Lena

Over the Ghosting: Empowered Communication Interactive Workshop & Mixer
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lox Meets BagelWhat’s the difference between consent and wantedness? Why are boundaries healthy? How can we cope with rejection? What does Judaism have to say about these concepts? These are some of the topics we’ll discuss in this interactive, hands-on program led by Certified Sexuality Educator Miriam Levitin followed by plenty of time for Q & A. You’ll walk away with tools that will help you figure out what you want and don’t want and how to communicate honestly and clearly when dating and in a relationship – no more ghosting!

Light snacks will be served.

About Our Speaker:

professional headshot.jpegMiriam Levitin, MSW, CSE (she/her) is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, social worker, and public health enthusiast. Over the last year she worked with a local Jewish agency to educate over 1,500 youth, parents, and service providers about healthy relationships throughout the DMV area. Currently, she serves as the Sexual Health Program Management Specialist at the University of Maryland. Miriam’s ethos is sexual health education as social justice work; she is passionate about increasing self-efficacy by empowering people with the information and resources they need to make decisions about their health and wellbeing.


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This event is 21+ and is for young professionals 21-45.

Jew Kids on the Block: A Newcomers Happy Hour
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Whether you are new to DC, new to the Jewish community, or just
want to make some new friends, join us for an evening of mingling.

Sip on some refreshing drinks, nosh on some great food, and get to
know the Jewish organizations of DC that provide programs for
young professionals outside at metrobardc!

Ticket ($10 online, $15 at the door) includes welcome drink, light Kosher appetizers, and entrance into raffle!

There will be Kosher light appetizers/snacks and a pay-on-your-own food truck on site that is not Kosher.


If the cost of this event is prohibitive, please reach out.

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

Fall Shabbat Clusters 1st Round Rolling Registration Deadline
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Shabbat_Clusters_2.jpgWhat are Shabbat Clusters?
Shabbat Clusters are curated small groups of young adults ages 21-45 that come together to celebrate Shabbat monthly. Groups are formed based on neighborhood and age and sometimes interests (such as LGBTQ, outdoors, arts, etc.)  and observance levels. Groups are for everyone – singles or couples.

Fall season is once a month from September-March. You do not need to attend all Shabbat gatherings to participate in the program and you can request to be placed in a group with friends or significant others.

Learn more on our ticket page!

1st Round Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 8th (rolling admission until all groups are full after this date)
Optional Kick-Off Happy Hour: Thursday, September 22


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. Our Men’s Tribe is a social group for those looking to making new friends, hang out, and are male identifying.