Young Professionals (21-35)

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Young Professionals @ Adas Israel: Ages 21 – 35

A community for young Jewish adults between the ages of 21 and 35 – join us!

For info about YP@AI or to get on our email list, contact Marcy Spiro at

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Shir Delight
December 1 Register @ 6:30pm 
Happy Hour. Davening. Dinner. Join hundreds of Jewish Young Professionals at Shir Delight, Adas Israel's Kabbalat Shabbat experience. Our evening begins at 6:30 with a happy hour followed by a clergy-led Kabbalat Shabbat, lay-led Maariv service and Shabbat dinner. 

What Now? Meditation for Times of Transitions, Change, and Upheaval with Yael Shy
Tuesday, December 5 @ 7:30pm, $10 Register Here
Change is hard. Transitions can often feel de-stabilizing and disorienting. In this special JMCW workshop, Jewish meditation teacher and author, Yael Shy, will share strategies and wisdom from Judaism, psychology and other traditions to help us ease our way through life's many transitions. This program will include some meditation practice, teaching, and discussion. Yael Shy is the author of What Now? Meditation for Your Twenties and Beyond. There will be select books on hand for purchasing and signing after the event.

Havdalah & Zoolights
December 2 @ 6:00pm Register Here
Join us for Havdalah at Adas Israel at 6:00pm and then walk over to California Tortilla for dinner and then on to the National Zoo for Zoolights! Individuals are responsible for their own dinner. 


YP Wine & Latkes
Tuesday, December 19 @ 7pm Register Here
Music, wine, latkes, sufganiyot, schmoozing, dreidel, & candle lighting w/ Adas clergy. Feel free to bring your own Hanukkah menorah, so we can really light up the room.



Hanukkah Happy Hour (Time) Hop
Wednesday, December 13 @ 6pm Register Here
The largest Hanukkah happy hour in the DC area is moving from the Hill this year. Hop back in time with EntryPointDC! We will be at Decades hanging with our fellow 80s and 90s kids; find the floor of your decade of birth and join hundreds of Jewish young adults for drink and food specials and some special surprises. Tickets: $5

6th & I: Festival of Mics: A Chanukah Celebration
Saturday, December 16 @ 7:45pm Register Here
The Festival of Lights meets your rock star dreams at this Chanukah celebration where your vocals become what miracles are made of. With the HariKaraoke live karaoke band backing you up, belt out a classic like “Sweet Caroline,” give the audience a reason to dance with Beyonce’s “Lemonade,” or stay on theme with your own rendition of Adam Sandler’s Chanukah song. Enjoy festive Chanukah drinks, an elaborate craft-your-own latke bar, and put your dreidel skills to the test. Early bird ticket is $15, Ticket will go up to $18 on Monday, December 11.

YP@AI Social Action Opportunity
3rd Sundays from 6:30 – 8pm Register Here
Join YP@AI as we give back to the DC community! Every 3rd Sunday, 8 – 10 volunteers will serve dinner at The Patricia Handy Place for Women, run by N Street Village. N Street Village is one of the top organizations in the District that works with women who have been homeless. Oprah Winfrey recently gave a surprise $1 million to the organization. For more information or to become involved, contact Sam Moss or Jay Sher.

Mindfulness Programs @ Adas
Jewish Yoga & Meditation Learn More
The Jewish Mindfulness Center of Washington @ Adas o ers Jewish Meditation, Yoga, Mindful Learning, and spirited Shabbat & Holiday programs… all within a uniquely Jewish context. For a full list of programming, visit


YP@AI Takes You Out For Coffee
Sign Up For A Coffee Meeting Here

Let us take you out for coffee! Whether you're new to D.C., you're looking to get more involved in Adas or you just want to chat, we'd love to get to know you better.

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Young Professional 20-somethings can join Adas for just $99… Membership Has Its Privileges

Includes High Holy Day tickets, access to clergy and community for life cycle events & support, discounts on YP events, and so much more…

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To Become an Adas Member
Please fill out the Membership Application and send it along with a check for $99 to Adas Israel.





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