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National Museum of American Jewish Military History: After Hours
Thursday, July 9, 6:30pm
NMAJMH (1811 R St NW)

Join us for an exclusive after hours tour of the National Museum of Jewish Military History! We'll see their new permanent exhibit and learn about Jewish veterans from all of America's wars. Plus, we'll hear from historian and museum docent Lt. Colonel Sheldon A. Goldberg, Ph.D., USAF (Ret). After the program we'll head to Rosemary's Thyme Bistro on 18th Street for drinks.

Limited tickets available, get yours now!

   
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Wet Hot American Summer and Camp-y Hour
Tuesday, July 14, Happy Hour 5pm | Movie 7:30pm

Catch up on the cult classic before Netflix relaunches this epic camp comedy! It’s the last day of the summer season at Camp Firewood, and all the campers and counselors are trying to make sure they create memories that will last a lifetime.

Come early for our super-camp-y happy hour- including some of your favorite camp activities, a t-shirt contest, and more- and relive the good old days.

Film tickets come with a drink ticket-- make sure you get yours soon!

   
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EPDC on the Green: North by Northwest
Monday, July 20, 6pm

Who doesn't love outdoor movies? Join us for the first Screen on the Green of the year - it's a DC summer institution! We'll be watching North by Northwest from our blanket in a prime spot -- yes, I'll be there early to grab it, but come early with your dinner and keep me company! And join the Facebook event so you know where to find me!

Please RSVP so I save enough space.

   
man and woman Stop Burning Down Your Love Life
Tuesday, July 28, 7pm

Dating in DC is tough, and in honor of Tu B'Av, we're taking another look at it. Professional coach Gideon Culman will have us identify the ways we may be routinely sabatoging our own love lives, whether by fear or by habit. Even better, we'll zero in on and commit to concrete steps that will help us avoid old traps and set us on the path to our ideal relationships.

Register here.
 
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Under the Sun Tour at Wolf Trap
Thursday, August 20, 5:30pm doors | 7pm concert
Wolf Trap - Filene Center


EPDC and Nova Tribe Series snagged some discounted lawn tickets to the Under the Sun Tour at Wolf Trap. We'll be partying like it's 1999 to Sugar Ray, Eve 6, Better Than Ezra, and Uncle Kracker. Pack your cooler with beer, wine, and plenty of nosh, and don't forget something soft to park your tush on! At our pre-show picnic we'll be going through our own memories of 90s bar/bat mitzvahs through the reBar project.

Get your tickets here, while supplies last! Tickets must be purchased by July 20!
 
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Schmooze 'n Schmear... And Baseball!
Sunday, August 30 

EntryPointDC is going out to the ballgame after our annual end-of-summer Schmooze 'n Schmear bagel brunch. Come meet new people and enjoy brunch. Then we'll all head down to Nats Stadium to watch the Nats take on the Marlins!

Game tickets must be purchased by July 30!
Brunch tickets available here.
AROUND THE CENTER
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Shvitz Here! Join now.

EPDC Special- Show us this email and you’ll pay no Registration Fee through June 30!

Contact Member Services to get started today.
   
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Hebrew Classes
Wednesdays, July 8 - August 26, 6pm, 7pm 8pm

You had me at shalom! The DCJCC is offering five levels of conversational Hebrew, plus an advanced class that will delve into the short stories of acclaimed Israeli author Etgar Keret. Not sure what level you are? Get in touch, and we will help you out!

Get more details and register for conversation or Etgar Keret.
   
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Introduction to Judaism
Wednesdays, July 8 - August 26, 7:30-9:15pm
Instructor: JoHanna Potts


Get back to the basics of Judaism, and explore the rich fabric of Jewish life. We cover all the fundamentals: ethics, holidays, life cycle events, and more. This class is ideal for those who have never studied Judaism or are in need a refresher. A discounted rate is available for anyone who went on an Israel program in the past year!

Learn more and register here.
 
hypercacher memorial  Jews and France: A Special Relationship
Wednesday, July 8, 7:30pm

Michael Shurkin looks back at the history of French Jews and Jews' special relationship with modern France from the Revolution to the Hypercacher murders.

Get tickets here.
   
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Jewish Learning This Summer
The DCJCC has some amazing Jewish classes this summer. Check them all out and learn more here.

Beyond Tikkun Olam: Exploring Social Justice in Jewish Tradition
Tuesdays, July 21- August 11, 7pm

Jews & Gender: A Class on Trans Issues, The Androgynos, and That Whole Gender Spectrum
Thursday, July 30, 7:30pm


From Weighted Scales to Whistleblowers: Introduction to Jewish Business Ethics
Monday, August 10, 8pm

AROUND THE COMMUNITY
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Jewish Genetic Screening & Happy Hour
Friday, July 10, 5pm
Sixth & I (601 I St NW)

Ever wonder what your genes are made of? Join JScreen for a Jewish genetic screening and happy hour (snacks and drinks). Screening is important, easy, and (thanks to generous donors) affordable at only $99 with private insurance. You will be screened for over 100 diseases with only a simple saliva sample! Pre-register by Monday, July 6 to have your kit waiting for you and receive a $10 gift card. Be sure to say you heard about JScreen from Sixth and I when you register so we're ready for you.

Walk-ins are also welcome – just be sure to bring your insurance card. Questions? Email info@jscreen.org. 
 
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Calling All Interns!
Are you interning in DC this summer? Or do you know someone who is? Help us spread the word -- great local Jewish organizations are hosting events for interns this summer. Keep up to date with all the great happenings at the Jewish Interns in DC Facebook group!
   
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BBYO Volunteer Opportunity
BBYO DC Council is looking for volunteer chapter advisors to be the “team captain” for our male and female chapters. Advisors do not need to be BBYO alumni. If you are 21+ and looking for a way to get involved with the DC metro Jewish community, and looking to inspire and motivate the future Jewish leaders, please contact Rachael Pazornick for more information.
   
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Washington DC Shalom U'Lehitraot Party
Thursday, July 30, 7:30pm
DCJCC (1529 16th St NW)

 
Did you do a Masa Israel program? Do you want to get back to Israel? Join us at our annual party to wish good luck to people leaving for their Masa Israel programs and welcome back those returning from Israel! Share tips on how to live it like a local in Israel and how to adjust to being back home. Email Jenn with questions or to RSVP.
   
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My Bubby Greeting Cards
We are so in love with My Bubby Cards! Not only are they cute and delightfully punny, there are cards for almost any occassion.

Right now, use code "EPDC" to get $1 off your order AND support EntryPointDC- they're giving us 25% of your entire order!

My Bubby Cards is run by Molly and Joe, new members of our local Jewish young professional community.
 SHABBAT OPTIONS
Shabbat Dinner

Friday, July 3
6th Street Minyan, The Shul, Bet Mishpachah

Saturday, July 4
DC Minyan, Hill Havurah, Mindful MOSH

Friday, July 10
Sixth in the City, DC Minyan, Bet Mishpachah, The Shul 

Saturday, July 11
Bet Mishpachah, Rosh Pina


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EntryPointDC is supported by a multi-year grant from the
Annette M. & Theodore Lerner Family Foundation



Beneficiary Agency, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

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