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WJMF 18 Press Release

Washington Jewish Music Festival announces its 18th edition Featuring top international and local talent WASHINGTON—September 26, 2016—The Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC (EDCJCC) has announced the lineup for the 18th annual Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF). The Festival, which runs October 26 through November 5, will showcase international and local artists performing diverse…

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BYT: Washington Jewish Music Festival Preview

The 17th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival begins TODAY. Wow, at 17 you’ve been driving for a year but you can’t vote until next year but you know what you can do? Drink in all of the amazing music this festival has to offer. Trust us, there’s a lot so we picked out a few…

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KidFriendly DC: The Weekend Round-Up: June 3-5

WJMF in the Park Where: Stead Park When: Sunday, 11am – 2pm Admission: Free Bring the whole family to the park for a day of free concerts, games, and fun! Part of the Washington Jewish Music Festival, this evnt will feature The Macaroons’ catchy pop-rock mixes with The Brothers Yares’ Middle Eastern-inflected Folk and Americana…

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DC on Heels: 10 Things to Do in the DMV This Weekend

The Washington Jewish Music Festival is back for its 17th year, exploring the music from Africa, Israel, Spain and Yemen. The festival works to promote an appreciation for Jewish culture and to unite the region through music, performing artists, educational programming and free events. This weekend’s events include the Yemen Blues returns on Saturday at…

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Washington Post: 11 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of June 3-5

Friday-Sunday: The Washington Jewish Music Festival is back for its 17th year, exploring the music from Africa, Israel, Spain and Yemen. Notably, on Saturday, Yemen Blues returns to the festival, playing its mix of music from Yemen and West Africa, led by singer Ravid Kahalani. On Sunday, the annual WJMF in the Park brings free…

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Washington Blade: Washington Jewish Music Festival starts June 3

The 17th annual Washington Jewish Music Festival will begin with “Shabbat in Song” at various locations through out D.C., Maryland and Virginia on Friday, June 3. The festival works to promote an appreciation for Jewish culture and to unite the region through music, performing artists, educational programming and free events. Highlights include Yemen Blues at…

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Gather the Jews: 3 Must See Shows at this Year’s Washington Jewish Music Festival

Now in its 17th year, the Washington Jewish Music Festival returns from June 3 through June 15 and will feature a lineup of international artists, family-friendly events, and educational programs throughout Washington, DC. With so much already on your calendar, here’s your list of must-see shows during the 2016 Washington Jewish Music Festival. Learn more about…

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Baltimore Post-Examiner: Washington Jewish Music Festival to play June 3–15

The Washington Jewish Music Festival returns June 3–15 for the 17th year and will feature international artists, family-friendly events and educational programs throughout Washington. A project of the Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington, D.C., the Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF) is one of the largest Jewish music festivals in the country. This festival lineup explores…

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2016 Washington Jewish Music Festival Unveils Lineup

Washington Jewish Music Festival Unveils Artistic Line-Up 7th Annual Festival to Showcase more than a Dozen International Music Acts WASHINGTON– May 5, 2016 – The Washington Jewish Music Festival returns June 3–15 for the 17th year and will feature international artists, family-friendly events and educational programs throughout Washington. A project of the Edlavitch Jewish Community…

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