JxJ is a multidisciplinary arts project encompassing the Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals alongside original hybrid arts programming.
The Washington Jewish Film Festival, now in its 30th year, presents a robust lineup of international film premieres and sneak previews.
The Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation is the Lead Sponsor of the Washington Jewish Music Festival, which returns for its 21st edition.
A virtuoso on multiple instruments (flute, sax, voice), Gina Sobel presents a concert infused with contemporary interpretations of traditional Sephardic music.
An all-star evening of (mostly) Jewish jazz musicians from the greater Washington region. Susan Jones, jazz violin; Michael Raitzyk, guitar; Harry Appleman, keyboard; Josh Bayer, bass; Ele Rubinstein, drums.
Featuring special guest Susan Jones on violin, the Kleztet blends Eastern European Jewish folk music with jazz and diverse modern influences.
Intimate, intense poetry written by the artist’s grandmother in WWII concentration camp Theresienstadt, is brought to life through music and spoken word.
Seth Kibel, teams up with his 15-year old son and pianist, Will Kibel, for a high-energy klezmer, jazz, and swing show.
Netherlands | Concert
Niki Jacobs—singer, recording artist, and founder of contemporary Dutch klezmer ensemble Nikitov—present the Theodorakis’ Mauthausen Trilogy, sung in Yiddish.
Fresh off the release of her 20th album, Love out Loud, the legendary Jewish singer-songwriter performs her unique blend of eccentric, poetic, and social-consciousness music.