We want you to march with NFTY in Washington, DC! We will be kicking off the weekend on Friday evening, March 23rd, with Shabbat evening celebrations - view the list below to find a congregation. On Saturday, we'll gather our strength with a pre-march rally nearby before we walk together to the march. (Location details will be emailed to you after you register.)

Even if you can't make it to DC, we want you to join the Reform Jewish community to march together to prevent gun violence. Tell us you're going to a local march so we can count you in the effort!

Check out a list of frequently asked questions >

Shabbat with the Washington D.C. Community – Friday, March 23

Reform congregations in Washington DC and the surrounding metro area will host special Shabbat celebrations, concerts, and programming for the community and visiting marchers on Friday, March 23.

Information on this page will be updated often as details come in. If you have an event for the community you’d like to list here, contact us.

Before we march, we will come together on Friday, March 23 to reflect on the impact the epidemic of gun violence has had on our lives. In a special Shabbat service with participation from teens around the country, we will raise our collective voices and prepare for action.

Standing with us for this Night of Action will include Rabbi Joe Black, Stacy Beyer, Alan Goodis, and Dan Nichols.

Plans for Saturday are in formation.

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Temple Rodef Shalom welcomes you to the DC metropolitan area! We look forward to celebrating Shabbat and participating in the March for Our Lives with you on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24.  We will provide, at no charge, a modest Shabbat dinner, snacks and beverages for late-night noshing, and bagels and schmear for Saturday morning.  We ask that congregation designated youth professionals register for their students. Please make sure that your students arrive with enough chaperones to keep us all safe and to make the evening a success!

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Temple Beth Ami would like to welcome congregational groups from across the country Ami for Shabbat dinner, to stay overnight, and have breakfast before going to the March for our Lives. Shabbat dinner, lodging, and breakfast will be provided at no charge. We ask that every group has at least one adult chaperone at a minimum, and 1 chaperone for every 10 teens. Please find a detailed FAQ and guide here. We look forward to hosting and coming together during this truly important moment!

To RSVP, please have the group’s key adult contact reach out to Temple Beth Ami’s Rabbi Gary Pokras directly at rgp@bethami.org.

Temple Sinai will be hosting college students in congregant homes.  If your congregants are interested and able to host students, please fill out this form.

On Friday evening, Temple Sinai will provide Shabbat dinner for the college students we are hosting who want to join us, and transportation to WHC for services/ concert for college students.

Register Now > (Registration is due FRIDAY MARCH 16 by 5:00PM) and view the outline of events for the weekend.

To learn more, please contact Kathryn Fleisher and Blake Dickler

March for Our Lives - Pre-March Rally - Saturday, March 24

Join us in Washington, D.C. for commemoration and celebration before the March for Our Lives rally to prevent gun violence. Through prayer, song, and inspiring commentary from teens and adults, we will gather our strength as a Movement committed to social justice before we take to the streets to demand action. Everyone is welcome. A light breakfast will be provided.

8:00 am – Informal Breakfast & Pre-March Activities
9:30 am – Program with Teen Speakers & Worship
11:00 am – Depart for the March for Our Lives
12:00 pm – March begins

Register below, and indicate whether you are coming on your own, as a family, or in a group from a congregation.

Registration for the morning gathering is required. Details will be provided by email upon completion of registration. There is no cost to attend. A suggested donation of $36 is welcome.

Questions? Contact us at nftyresponse@urj.org or (212) 650-4165

Organizing a group from your synagogue?

Registration for the Saturday morning pre-march gathering is required. Details will be provided by email upon completion of registration. 

Fill in the Congregational Registration form to register your group - you will be asked to upload this form during registration. Names and email addresses are required for security purposes.

To make arrangements to join one of the Reform congregations on Friday evening, please contact them directly using the information on this page. 

Questions? Contact us at nftyresponse@urj.org.