Meatballs and Matzah Balls: Dinner @DGS
Sunday, April 3
DGS Deli – Fairfax
RSVP and Get Tickets HERE – If you do not RSVP we will not be able to include you in our reservation!
NOVA Tribe will meet up at DGS Delicatessen at Mosaic District for a special night inspired by Marcia Friedman’s memoir Meatballs and Matzah Balls and hosted by Jewish Food Experience. Meet the author and grab some food – the regular menu is available for ala carte or you can purchase a $15 drink/appetizer ticket OR $35 full dinner (with matzo crack ice-cream!) Limited # of tickets!!
Location is near Dunn Loring Metro – take shuttle to Mosaic District or 5 minute Uber
1st Night of Passover Satellite Seder
Friday, April 22nd
Registration Closes April 14
Not making it home for Passover this year? Want to attend or host a seder? We will match hosts and those looking to attend a Seder. Our Satelitte Seder is Friday, April 22
For the first night of Passover we’ll set you up with the other 20-and-30-somethings looking for a sweet Seder in the City.
Satellite Seders are for people who:
-Want to attend a seder at a 20-and-30 something’s home
-Want to host a seder
-Want to do a mitzvah and include a new face (or several) at their seder
Unsure about hosting? We can connect you with everything you need to host a seder including: a free Seder workshop, an opportunity to help with the cost of your Seder meal, and any Passover Seder materials you may need. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 18th
The JCCNV, NOVA Tribe and Moishe House invite you to join us for a fun evening of cooking and conversation. Together, we’ll make the Israeli delicacy “shakshukah” and talk about Israel. Registration Link coming soon!
Kiss & Kvell: Interactive Comedy About Love
A part of B’shert 2.0: A Modern Jewish Love Series
Wednesday, February 10th
6:30 pm doors, 7:30 pm show
Bier Baron Tavern Dupont
100% Jewish mother approved, this comedy show will feature improv games and stand-up where the audience will have the opportunity to share their dating and relationship stories and see them acted out on stage. Hosted by EntryPointDC/NOVA Tribe, Allan Sidley & the Laughffrican Americans Improv Troupe, Arielle Kaplan, Benjy Himmelfarb, Max Wolfson, Rachel Newman, and Sandy Bernstein
Think & Drink: Take the Israel Challenge
Monday, February 15th
6:00 pm, dinner 7:30 pm trivia
Hard Times Cafe Clarendon
Grab a drink and participate in an interactive, competitive trivia game about Israel! Dinner at Amsterdam Falafel, Clarendon then head for a drink/trivia at Hard Times Cafe Clarendon. Hosted by NOVA Tribe, JCCNV, & Masa Israel.
Registration closes Friday, March 4th at noon
Kick-Off Dinner: Friday, March 11th 7:00 pm
Want to meet new people in a small setting? Young professionals are organized into groups of 10-14 people who host monthly potluck style Shabbat dinners in their homes. This program is open to singles and couples and this year you can sign up to be part of an interest Shabbat Cluster or a general Shabbat Cluster.
Movie & Happy Hour: The Wedding Doll
A part of B’shert 2.0: A Modern Jewish Love Series
Tuesday, March 1st
Movie: 6:45 pm Happy Hour: 8:30 pm
Join us for a drink and interesting culture – including the Mid-Atlantic Premiere of the Wedding Doll, a movie selection from the Washington Jewish Film Festival that showcases a compelling and complex story of family and love relationships
Lox Meets Bagel
Wednesday, January 27th 7:00 pm
Rhodeside Grill – Arlington
Register here: https://lox-meets-bagel-5.eventbrite.com
Come out for the biggest dating event for Jewish young professionals in the DC area! This event always sells out quickly so make sure you register early.
Sunday, January 31st 11:30 a.m.
Register here: http://thejdc.convio.net/site/Calendar?id=151641&view=Detail
Tu B’Shevat is more Tu B’Shevat than just trees! Come explore this holiday with EntryPointDC, NOVA Tribe, and GLOE as we host a boozy brunch seder
Thursday, December 24th 9:00 pm
620 T St NW, DC
Advance Ticket Sales: Shalomdc.org/FalafelFrenzy
JOIN US at the Falafel Frenzy this Christmas Eve! Join our effort to put your falafel balls to good use: 100% of proceeds will be going to fight hunger in DC through the Jewish Federation. Celebrate with your friends and meet new people while contributing to a good cause!
Brought to you by falafel lovers all over DC including: Andrew Friedson, Ariella Brodecki, Becky Rochman, Deb Ben-Moshe, Eva Davis, Jared Greene, Jason Langsner, Jessica Bernstein, Jilian Fenton, Jon Halperin, Jon Strauss, Lauren Kaufman-Bergmann, Michael Newman, Nelson France, Pamela Rosenberg, Stacy Miller, Steph Heller, Stu Levy, Jonathan Strauss
Christmas Day Volunteering- D25
Friday, December 25th, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
1529 16th St NW, DC
Pre-registration required: http://thejdc.convio.net/site/Calendar?id=151588&view=Detail
Meet us in the Community Hall, which will be decked out as the Volunteer Lounge, at 12:30 pm for lunch; our project will begin at 1:00 pm on the 3rd floor (racquetball court 4).
The registration fee is a tax-deductible donation to help offset the cost of the food and supplies used.
Shabbat Clusters Mid-Season Mixer
Wednesday, January 6th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
1606 20th St NW, DC
There are several Shabbat clusters in Virginia that meet for dinner every month! Want to learn more about joining one? Email Stacy at email@example.com
We are gathering all of our Shabbat cluster members together again for a mid-season happy hour at Mission! Meet new people and get discounts to future events if you come out with at least 50% of your group (past or present.)
Never signed up to be part of a Shabbat cluster? Bring your friends and come learn more about our program!
Hanukkah Happy Hour on the Hill
Monday, December 7, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Capitol Lounge (229 Pennsylvania Ave SE) &
Stanton & Greene (319 Pennsylvania Ave SE)
Register here: Hanukkah Happy Hour on the Hill
It’s that time of year again! Bring your friends to the biggest party of the Hanukkah season for drink specials, specialty Hanukkah drinks, gelt, and more fun than you’ll know what to do with.
Festival of Lasers
Tuesday, December 8th, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
3347 Carlin Springs
Pre-registration required: Click here
2239, EntryPointDC, Masa Israel Journey and NOVA Tribe Series are teaming up for a night of Laser Tag! We’ve rented out the Ultra Zone for two hours of all-you-can-play fun. BYOB and/or dinner. Soft drinks, snacks and sufganiyot from Zombie Coffee and Donuts will be provided.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need a ride.
Mmm Monday & Live Podcast Recording
Monday, November 16th
5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dinner: SpinFire Pizza -5:30 pm
1501 Wilson Blvd (Rosslyn metro)
Podcast: Science Club – 7:30 pm
1136 19th Street, NW DC
Register here: http://bit.ly/1Qg3Xv8
Join us for Mmm Monday, our informal dinner, at Spinfire pizza where you can make your own pizza, calzones and salads. Come to grab food at any point, we will be there until 6:45 pm and then we will head over together to Science Club to meet up with EntryPointDC for happy hour specials, more food and a live recording of the OMGWTFBIBLE podcast with special guest Michael Twitty.
Sukickball Field Day
Canceled Due to Weather – Reschedule Date Coming Soon!
TGIF! Shabbat Dinner: Football or Fall
Friday, October 16th 7:00 pm
Register here: https://
Enjoy a homemade dinner and meet some new members of the Tribe! You will be assigned to a small group and dine on a Shabbat meal at one of our member’s homes located in Northern Virginia/DC
Each house will have a different theme featuring our favorite football teams and fall ingredients. Later in the evening all of the houses will meet together for an after-party.
Lox Meets Bagel 4: A Tu B’Av Chance at Romance
Wednesday, August 5th. 7:00 pm
REGISTER HERE: https://lox-meets-bagel-4.eventbrite.com
Meet other singles at our most popular event of the year!
HOT Spots of NOVA: Wolf Trap Concert (Sugar Ray/Eve 6/Better than Ezra/Uncle Kracker)
Thursday, August 20th 7:00 pm
Party like it’s 1999! NOVA Tribe & EntryPointDC have reserved group lawn seat tickets for the Under the Sun Tour concert at Wolf Trap, a HOT Spot of NOVA. Pack your cooler with beer, wine, and plenty of nosh (or buy on site) and don’t forget something soft to park your tush on. Before the show we will have tons of 90′s swag to give away and you will get a chance to share your bar/bat mitzvah memories as a child of the 90′s through the rebar project.
Buy tickets with us and save $ in service fees. Very limited # of tickets available – get yours while we still have them!
Concert is at 7pm, we will be on the lawn at 5:30 pm when doors open. Look for the blue and orange balloons
Mmm Monday: Shalom Summer @ Pete’s Pizza
Monday, August 31st 6:00 pm
Register here: https://mmm-monday-summer.eventbrite.com
Mmm Monday is our informal dinner, a great opportunity to meet old and new members. We will be saying Shalom to summer; grab a slice of pizza at Pete’s Pizza and mingle as we play fun ice breakers. Later in the night we will head to Whitlow’s rooftop for drinks and enjoy the weather.
Days of Awe-some: Apple Picking & Havdalah Bonfire
Saturday, September 12th – 4:00 pm
Register here: http://days-0f-awe-some.eventbrite.com
Carpools will be arranged; please register by COB September 9th if you need a ride.
We will meet at the orchard at 4:00 pm, pick apples until the market closes at 5:30 pm and begin our hayride/bonfire activities at 6:15 pm.
FREE High Holiday Tickets
Rosh Hashanah Day Lunch/Outdoor Meditation
Monday, September 14th 1:30 pm
Lake Fairfax Park
Reserve tickets here: https://high-holy-days-2015.eventbrite.com
We are proud to offer free high holiday tickets to young adults in partnership with Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation. We are also hosting a Rosh Hashanah Day lunch and outdoor meditation at Lake Fairfax Park, learn more on our ticket page above.
June & July Events
TGIF! Shabbat: Israeli Potluck Picnic & Outdoor Movie
Friday, June 5th
1300 Lee Highway
NOVA Tribe & Masa Israel are heading to Gateway Park in Rosslyn to celebrate Shabbat! We will gather on the lawn to enjoy an Israeli style picnic and then watch the movie Wedding Crashers.We will provide the challah and paper products; bring a dish or snack to share and a blanket. Enter our Israeli dish cook-off and compete to win some yummy Israeli treats – catergories are: Best Hummus, Best Main Dish, and Best Dessert. Contest will start at 7:30 pm.
Movie starts at dusk. Gateway Park is located a few blocks from Rosslyn metro. To find us at the park look for the white and blue balloons!
Summertime Trivia Night
Tuesday, June 23rd 6:30 pm doors, 7:15 pm trivia
3100 Clarendon Blvd
Trivia night is back! It’s the start of schvitzing season – cool down indoors at our summertime themed trivia night where we will challenge your knowledge of all things summer, from Jewish summer camp shenanigans to summertime hit songs, and more.
Top Golf Night
Thursday, July 9th, 7:00 pm
Top Golf - 6625 S Van Dorn St.
This summer Thursday is music night at Top Golf, an event venue with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels; join us as we play a few games (golf, cornhole, mini golf), share some apps and cold beverages, and listen to a live band/DJ.
RSVP here: https://
We will meet at the entrance at 7:00 pm and will post on Facebook where our bays are located if you will be arriving later. Top Golf is not directly metro accessible, it is a 5 minute cab ride from Van Dorn metro station. $5 game card, Pay as you play – $7 per game and $9 for mini-golf. Cash is recommended.
Choose Your Own Shabbat Adventure
Saturday July 25th, 11:00 am
Great Country Farms
REGISTER HERE: https://shabbat-on-the-farm.eventbrite.com
APRIL & MAY EVENTS:
Bring Back the Brews: A Post-Passover Havdalah Bar Crawl
Saturday, Aprill 11th 7:45 pm
Clarendon Central Park
Following our Second Saturday Havdalah ritual at 7:45 pm at Clarendon Central Park, we will celebrate the end of Passover with a 10 plagues bar crawl and anti-afikomen hunt. Feel free to join us at any point in the night.
Visiting with Holocaust Survivors
Sunday, April 19th
Moishe House Arlington/ JCC NV
NOVA Tribe Series, Moishe House Arlington and Druzya DC: Jews of the FSU members will be coming together at the Moishe House in Arlington at 4:00 pm to learn about Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors with a presentation lead by Rabbi James Khan of JSSA. We will then carpool over to the JCC where we will socailize and eat dinner with Holocaust survivors from 5:30-6:30 and then attend a Yom HaShoah commemoration at 7:00 pm (optional.)
Mmm Monday: 100 Montaditos
Monday, April 27th 6:30-8:30 pm
1776 Wilson Blvd
Arlington – Near Courthouse and Rosslyn metro
Join us for Mmm Monday, our informal dinner, a great opportunity to meet new people in a relaxed setting. This month we will be enjoying tapas and sangria at 100 Montaditos and learning about the Jews of Spain.
HOT Spots of NOVA: Walking Tour of Jewish Old Town Alexandria
Sunday, May 10th 1-2:30 pm
201 S Washington St.
Alexandria – King St Metro take trolley
NOVA Tribe Series and EntryPointDC are celebrating Jewish American Heritage month! Learn some local Jewish history on our walking tour of Old Town, Alexandria – a HOT Spot of NOVA. When you purchase your ticket let us know if you would like to meet for brunch before the tour or get drinks after our walk.
Career Negotiations: Tools for Success
Monday, May 18th 6:00 – 8:300 pm
3100 Clarendon Blvd
Register here - Space is limited!
In March, NOVA Tribe kicked off our career focused series of programs with Happy Hour & Headshots. At our second event you will have the opportunity to network with other Jewish young professionals and hear from a Consequi career expert on practical skills for negotiating for the salary and title you deserve. Learn how to better determine your professional value, increase your salary yearly, and track your growth and progress.
HOT Spots of NOVA: Israeli Street Festival
Sunday, May 31st
Village at Shirlington
We are heading to Shirlington Village, a HOT Spot of NOVA, for the Israeli Street festival. Bring on the falafel! Meet at Peet’s coffee at 2pm.
FEBRUARY & MARCH EVENTS:
Lox Meets Bagel: Let Your Love Bloom for Tu B’Shevat
Wednesday, February 4th – 6:45 pm check-in, 7:30 pm speed dating, 8:30 pm mingling
1550 Wilson Blvd
Our most popular event, meet ~100 singles (half women/half men) for our speed dating/mixer! Personalized matches, fun ice breakers and your first drink is on us.
HOT Spots of NOVA: Ice Skating @Pentagon Row & Havdalah
Saturday, February 28th
4:00 – 6:00 pm
1201 Joyce Street – Arlington
HOT Spots of NOVA bring is our NOVA Tribe program that introduces you to the best venues in Northern Virginia. We wll be meeting up at the ice rink at Pentagon Row at 4:00 pm. Please bring at least $10 in CASH so we can purchase group passes. After we skate we will participate in a short musical Havdalah service at 5:30 pm. After we may grab drinks or food.
DC Purim Bash
Saturday, March 7th
8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sidney Harmon Hall
Order tickets via Eventbrite:
Celebrate Purim in style at the Second Annual DC Purim Bash at Sidney Harman Hall! Dance the night away with all your friends- open bar, masks, and more. Dress to impress! We suggest cocktail attire or your favorite Purim costume.
Open bar 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Tickets: $40, $45 day of the event
Space is limited and price goes up at the door to $45, so register now!
Brought to you by: 2239, Adas Israel Congregation – Washington, DC,EntryPointDC of the DCJCC, NOVA Tribe Series, Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, and Young Leadership of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Happy Hour & Headshots – Network with Career Coaches
Wednesday, March 18th
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Brio Tuscan Grill
Tysons Corner Center Mall
Ticket link: https://
Need expert career advice? Want to jumpstart your career in 2015?
NOVA Tribe is kicking off our career focused series of programs with Happy Hour & Headshots! At our first event you will be able to ask Consequi career experts your career questions, network with other Jewish young professionals, and as a bonus — have your professional headshot taken! Light appetizers will be available at the start of the event and there will be a cash bar, along with a fun ice breaker and an opportunity to provide input on future career related workshops.