We’re lucky to live in such a vibrant Jewish community filled with phenomenal and diverse organizations engaging Jewish young adults.

If you know of a local Jewish organization that serves 20s/30s and is not listed below, please add it here.


Washington Hebrew Congregation’s 2239 is a great way for young Jewish adults, ages of 22-39 to meet and deepen their Jewish identity. With a growing network of over 2,000 people, 2239 is a fantastic way for young Jewish adults between the ages of 22 and 39 to meet one another and deepen their Jewish identity.

A Wider Bridge

A Wider Bridge is the pro-Israel organization building LGBT connections to Israel, through programming that focuses on bringing LGBT people into meaningful and thoughtful connection with Israel and LGBT Israelis. Our programs create opportunities for education, engagement and experience, and include travel, speakers and…


ACCESS is the young professional division of American Jewish Committee. AJC created ACCESS to engage young Jewish leaders in their 20s & 30s in the Global Jewish Advocacy work of AJC locally, nationally, and globally. AJC is the global advocate for the Jewish people and for the advancement of democratic values for all. Its mission is…


Alpha Epsilon Pi

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) is the world’s Jewish college fraternity, operating chapters on more than 190 college campuses in seven countries. Founded in 1913, AEPi has more than 90,000 living alumni. While non-discriminatory, the fraternity’s mission – developing the future leaders of the Jewish communities – is demonstrated every day through acts of brotherhood, Tzedakah, social awareness and support for Jewish communities and Israel.

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – Washington, DC Regional Office

For more than 100 years, the Anti-Defamation League has been committed to “stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” The ADL has the courage to speak out, even when we stand alone, in the face of discrimination directed at people of any color or creed. We fight for the right to live, love, pray, speak and vote…

AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps

AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps is dedicated to developing and engaging a network of Jewish leaders fighting to end domestic poverty. We place young Jewish adults, 21-26 years of age, in a year of full-time service at local antipoverty organizations. During the year, corps members live together as a community and participate in…

Bet Mishpachah

Bet Mishpachah is a congregation for LGBT Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community. We join together for weekly Shabbat services, educational events, social action/social justice community service, and holidays — affirming our religious and cultural heritage, and integrating

B’nai Brith International

Since 1843, B’nai B’rith has played a vital role around the world. Making the world a safer, more tolerant and better place is the mission that still drives our organization. We are a national and global leader in advancing human rights; Israel advocacy; ensuring access to safe and affordable housing for low-income seniors and advocacy on vital issues concerning seniors and their families; diversity education; improving communities and helping communities in crisis.

Congregation Beth El

Congregation Beth El is a growing, vibrant conservative synagogue in Bethesda, Maryland. We cherish our sense of community. We worship soulfully. We celebrate joyously. We comfort sensitively. We learn continuously. We dialogue respectfully. We are egalitarian, inclusive, innovative, and participatory. We are a singing congregation.

DC Jews on Bikes

DC Jews on Bikes is a social bike riding group for Jews in their 20’s and 30’s to connect with other super-fun Jews and Jew-ish folks around the DMV. Bike rides! Yup – that’s it! We offer community-building bikes rides for Jewish riders of all levels who want to, well, ride with other Jews.

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DC Minyan

DC Minyan is a traditional egalitarian Jewish community located in Dupont Circle, in the heart of our nation’s capital. We seek to create an environment that will welcome, enrich, and challenge people of all ages, from all backgrounds, and with all levels of familiarity with Jewish texts and ritual.

Development Corporation for Israel\Israel Bonds

Development Corporation for Israel, established in 1951 and commonly known as Israel Bonds, is the broker-dealer and underwriter for securities – Israel bonds – issued by the State of Israel in the United States. In 2013 and 2014, U.S. domestic sales exceeded $1.1 billion. Worldwide Israel bond sales since the first issue in 1951 are approaching $40 billion.

Druzya DC

If you are a Russian-speaking Jew from the Former Soviet Union in the Baltimore-DC-VA area, if you are looking to meet friends for fun, activities and travel, connections for career, play time for your kids, learning about Russian culture and your heritage, or general help and resources…look no further.

EntryPointDC of the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center

The Edlavitch JCC of Washington DC’s EntrypointDC program reaches out and engages Jews and their friends in their 20s and 30s through social, cultural, and religious programming.We want to bring engaging and inspiring programming to young adults that will help connect them to the Jewish community and build a Jewish identity,

Federation’s Jewish Food Experience

The Jewish Food Experience (JFE) brings people together through the universal language of Jewish food, which is so much a part of Jewish culture, tradition, and even religion. Jewishfoodexperience.com is a hub for local “foodies” to find articles from local chefs and restaurateurs, an abundance of delicious recipes (including

Foundation for Jewish Studies

We provide high-level Jewish educational programming for adults in the Greater Washington community. The Foundation offers participants the opportunity to learn with leading scholars from across the country, and the world, without leaving their Greater Washington neighborhoods.

Fuel for Truth

Fuel-for-Truth (FFT) is a bipartisan organization that aims to strengthen Israel’s image in the US by providing young professionals with the basic facts about the Middle East and the skills necessary to advocate for Israel. FFT’s Boot Camp is an intensive multi-week membership training program that carefully selects volunteers and equips them

Greener Travel

Greener Travel is a DC-based adventure and eco-travel company that offers individually tailored and group trips as well as Jewish group adventures to multiple destinations. We attract travelers who want to have an authentic, relaxing vacation – yet be off the beaten path at the same time.


Hadar empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed. Hadar’s voice, deeply rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, offers a creative response to contemporary questions and challenges. Hadar is a leader in the field of Jewish education and community building, engaging diverse populations in serious Jewish learning with curiosity, creativity and conviction.

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington

The Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington exists to enable individuals to meet financial challenges and advance their ability to support themselves and their families. The HFLA is maintained by the Jewish community of Greater Washington, DC, providing interest-free loans to members of the community, to help them meet their financial needs with dignity. Loans are available for a range of legitimate needs, including, but not limited to, medical bills, emergency bills, and credit card debts. Student loans are available for students in their junior and senior years of college and graduate students.


InterfaithFamily is the premier resource supporting interfaith couples exploring Jewish life and inclusive Jewish communities. We offer educational content; connections to welcoming organizations, professionals and programs; resources and trainings for organizations, clergy and other program providers; and our InterfaithFamily/Your Community initiative providing coordinated comprehensive offerings in local communities.



Jconnect is a low-barrier, customer-friendly gateway for connection and engagement to the Jewish community through information and referral, welcoming programs, volunteering, community events, career postings and online resources. Jconnect is a community service program of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

JDC Entwine

JDC Entwine is a movement for young Jewish leaders making an impact on int’l humanitarian issues.
Entwine, an initiative of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, offers opportunities to visit, serve, and live in the overseas communities in which JDC operates. We offer separate trips for college students, recent graduates, and young professional varying in length from 10 days to 1 year.

Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been our Jewish community’s largest safety net provider for more than 120 years, helping more than 30,000 individuals and families of all faiths annually throughout the metro DC area meet emotional, social and physical challenges. JSSA offers a comprehensive range of services and programs for children, adults, individuals with special needs, seniors and families including: mental health counseling, care …

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The Jewish Studio

Our mission is to connect Jewish adults to a meaningful and inspiring Judaism.  Our vision is to craft a renewed Judaism that is soulful, relevant and exciting.

There is a growing edge to Judaism.  As Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l taught, we can only participate in that growth when we stop driving Judaism by looking in the rearview mirror.  You don’t move forward without knowing where you started.  But you can’t move forward unless you have the vision to see where you should be going.  It is time now to look ahead and imagine the Judaism we want to experience. And Jewish adults with questions about life’s meaning, time to explore their spiritual path, and an eagerness to sustain community connections are the right population segment to lead the way.

Jews United for Justice

Jews United for Justice mobilizes the Jewish communities of the Baltimore and Washington DC region to win campaigns for economic, racial, and social justice, standing as allies to marginalized and vulnerable communities. We have grown dramatically in the last few years and won precedent-setting victories like raising the minimum wage, making taxes more…


JScreen is a national, non-profit, community-based health initiative dedicated to providing easy, at-home genetic screening for over 100 different genetic diseases, including those that are more common in Ashkenazi, Sephardic, or Mizrahi Jews.

J Street

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people. Working in American politics and the Jewish community, we advocate for policies that advance shared US and Israeli interests as well as Jewish and democratic values, leading to a two-


Programs for young professionals including Shabbat dinner, High Holiday services, Cafe nite (classes, ulpan, one-on-one learning) and special events (chanukah, purim, tikun olam).We offer an opportunity for authentic Jewish learning, a chance to meet other serious and thoughtful young professionals and lots of fun-filled

Moishe House Northern Virginia

Moishe House Arlington is a place for young Jewish adults and their friends to gather and build a fun, meaningful, and vibrant community. We host regular programs, from Shabbat dinners and community service, to trivia night and sporting events. Moishe House Arlington welcomes Jews of diverse backgrounds for all of our programs located in our Kosher home and across the Washington, DC area.

Moment Magazine

Moment Magazine was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of the Jewish experience in America. Moment is dedicated to serious, highly literate, intellectual journalism that provides readers with a much-needed independent forum.


NEXT DC fosters connections among the 16,000 Birthright Israel alumni in the Greater DC area. Based on a vision to further Jewish causes and support for Israel, NEXT DC allows participants and their peers to stay connected with one another, meet new friends, continue their Israel experience, and explore what the Washington Jewish Community has to offer.


Nice Jewish Boys DC

Nice Jewish Boys (NJB) has been a local, volunteer-driven community organization in Washington, D.C., since 2005. Adam, the founder of NJB, worked with the Jewish Community Center to create a forum to serve gay, bisexual and queer Jewish men in their twenties. This effort was complemented by the establishment of Nice Jewish Girls, a network for lesbians, and Gayyim, the more mature partner to NJB.


At OneTable, we help people Shabbat together. As an online and in-person community, we help people in their 20s and 30s find, enjoy and share Shabbat dinners to make the most of their Friday night and enjoy the best of life together. We make it easy for hosts to welcome people to a Shabbat dinner at home, for guests to savor a

Republican Jewish Coalition

We seek to foster and enhance ties between the American Jewish community and Republican decision makers. We work to sensitize Republican leadership in government and the Party to the concerns and issues of the Jewish community, while articulating and advocating Republican ideas and policies within the Jewish community. We are committed to building a strong, effective and respected Jewish Republican voice in Washington and across the country.

Rosh Pina

Rosh Pina is a dati community built around a common commitment to halakha, tefilla, and equality. Rosh Pina is inspired by similar communities in Jerusalem (Shira Hadasha), New York (Darkhei Noam) and other cities around the world. On shabbat mornings, men lead shacharit and musaf, and women lead pesukei d’zimra and the torah service. Both women and men receive aliyot and leyn from the torah.


At SVIVAH, we believe in a multigenerational, inclusive, powerful community of Jewish women. A diverse collection of womanhood that deserves to be inspired, supported, connected, and celebrated. Because nourished women means a stronger Jewish community.

Temple Rodef Shalom

We are a thriving, vibrant, inclusive, diverse, tolerant, sacred, loving Reform Jewish congregation nestled in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Together we strive to build a sacred community, Kehilla Kedosha, unified by common goals and ideals, where all members are embraced, Jewish traditions are honored, and our spiritual link to Israel is fostered.

Tikkun Leil Shabbat

Tikkun Leil Shabbat is a welcoming, restful, songful community where we glimpse redemption at dusk on a Friday evening, eat things with tofu and noodles in them, learn from each others’ thoughts and experiences, and educate ourselves — by hearing a dvar tikkun — about the good work people are already doing to make our city a gentler and fairer place for everyone who lives here.

Trybal Gatherings

Trybal reimagines Jewish gatherings in a modern world by offering innovative getaways for young adults to connect, explore, play, and celebrate in a socially Jewish context. Our experiences are designed to make you feel part of something bigger than yourself. So come give it a try. 

Washington Hebrew Congregation

Washington Hebrew Congregation is a spiritual, educational, and social home for Reform Jews in the Washington, D.C. region and a powerful voice for the values of our faith in our community, nation, and world. Our congregation is as welcoming and intimate as it is broad and diverse, and we offer programming for every life cycle, every season and every lifestyle. Washington Hebrew Congregation is where 3,000 families come to find a meaningful relationship with modern Judaism and we welcome you to join us!