Many major national Jewish advocacy groups have offices located in Washington, D.C. because the city is a hub of political and social activity. Students at American University can take advantage of the network of Jewish communal and cultural life in Washington, D.C. by attending the DCJCC's annual Jewish film and music festivals, and engaging in Jewish political advocacy through work on campus and off with such organizations as AIPAC, Hadassah's Washington Office, and the Religious Action Center.
These groups offer opportunities for community involvement outside the classroom, in almost any field of interest. Visit their Web sites to find out what opportunities the organization offers and how to become involved. To see a more complete list of the events, services, and groups available to the DC Jewish community, visit JewishinDC.com