The Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington (IFFP) is an independent community of interfaith families and others. We are committed to sharing, learning about, and celebrating our Jewish and Christian traditions.

Now in our third decade, we have grown to over 100 families from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. It’s a place where both Jewish and Christian partners can feel like equal members of the community; where both can celebrate and learn about both faiths and where we “teach not preach.”

IFFP Welcomes YOU!  Please click to view our community inclusion statement.

Upcoming IFFP Events

IFFP Annual Camping Trip @ Cunningham Falls State Park
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day
We are now booking sites for our annual IFFP camping trip! Join us for a relaxing weekend in the woods this summer, and connect with fellow IFFP families.

We’ll be heading back to Cunningham Falls State Park, where there’s easy hiking, ranger-led activities, relaxing by the lake, chatting by the fire, cooking together, breathing the forest air, and definitely s’mores – all awaiting you and yours!

Plus the kids have a blast playing in large groups. It’s a low-key, car camping situation with plenty of facilities, even great for first-time campers. A special invitation goes out to our new(er) IFFP families to come along: it’s a fantastic way to get to know other members in a more relaxing environment than busy Sundays might provide.


Dates: August 9 -11, 2019

Tent site: Around $55 (fees included)

If you wish to join us or have questions, please email Veronica Sholin at veronicasholin@gmail.com for booking instructions. We hope to see you there!


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IFFP is committed to a balance between Jewish and Christian traditions. We rent space but are not affiliated with, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. All Participants at IFFP Gatherings must be 18 or older, or accompanied by a parent or guardian. Contact Us: (301) 770-6337 or Email info@iffp.net. Copyright 1996-2019. All Rights Reserved.