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Community Events

On this page we list upcoming events not run by Hill Havurah in which our community might be interested. If you have any suggestions of events we can add here, please email Alan at Thanks.


Hineni: Now Where Do I Go? -- Thursday, July 28th, 7:00 pm, Livestreamed from Brooklyn

The Forward presents an evening of conversation about how millennial American Jews are building community in, and outside of, traditional spaces.

“Hineni” — which means “Here I am” — is a conversation with diverse Jews from across New York City discussing what is gained (and lost) by making Jewish life outside of traditional spaces, whether denominations are still effective and what this potential shift away from traditional spaces means for American Judaism culturally and politically.

For more information and to register, click here.


Jewish Food in the Ottoman Empire -- Sunday, August 7th, 11:00 am, at the Hill Center

Noted Jewish Chef Susan Barocas and veteran food writer Bonnie Benwick lead a cooking class that explores the fusion of Sephardim and Ottoman cuisines.

For more information and tickets, click here.


A Virtual Documentary Film Screening -- Beyle: The Artist and Her Legacy -- Sunday, August 7th, 7:00 pm

Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman was a woman whose life and work bridged the old world with the new. Following in the footsteps of her activist father and folk singer mother, she dedicated her life to preserving and transmitting Yiddish language and culture. Her influence reached across continents until her death in 2013, and lives on in a new generation. 

Beyle: The Artist and Her Legacy tells the story of Beyle’s rich life through archival recordings along with newly recorded oral history interviews with family, friends, and colleagues – in both English and in Yiddish. In keeping with Beyle’s multimedia artistic practice, we have translated her paintings and sketches into whimsical animations, and weaved her story through the tradition of oral history and into a film.

For more information and to register, click here.


BBQ Boot Camp Jewish and Mediterranean Style -- Sunday, August 14th, 11:00 am, at the Hill Center

Special class with Silver and Sons Barbecue Pit Master Jarrad Silver.

For more information and tickets, click here.


Capital Jewish Museum "Monuments & Memory Walking Tour" -- Monday, August 22nd, at 6:00 pm -- starting at 3rd & F Streets, NW

The Capital Jewish Museum will be offering their popular “Monuments and Memory Walking Tour” (approximately 2 hours & 2 miles) on August 22nd at 6:00 pm. Tickets for the tours are available for purchase on Eventbrite. For more information, see the Museum’s website:


Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) Unity Walk 2022 -- Sunday, September 11th, 1:30-6:00 pm

IFC’s annual Unity Walk is a public demonstration of love and support for all who live in our region. Walk with participants of all ages to visit 11 different houses of worship and spiritual centers in upper Northwest DC to learn about and experience diverse faith traditions. There will be new opportunities to engage through moderated mini-dialogues, hands-on family activities, comedy, music, and sharing of tasty cultural treats. Come by yourself or bring friends to celebrate the wonderful diversity that exists in our region! This year’s walk will take place on Sunday, September 11th from 1:30-6pm.

For more information and to register, click here.


The ADL Never is Now Annual Summit -- Thursday, November 10th -- in New York City & Online

Never Is Now, the world’s largest annual summit on antisemitism and hate, brought together 11,000 participants from 60 countries and all 50 states in 2021.

This year’s event will take place in person with some virtual components. Programming will include panels on fighting antisemitism and combatting extremism, a high school student track, CLE eligible programming and more!

For more information and to register, click here.



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