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October 5, 2015 / Monday Simchat Torah Festival & Yizkor Service 10:30AM—12:00PM
October 9, 2015 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Sukkot: A Time of Action

    Roll up your sleeves and join us for a week-long tikkun olam initiative. We're tackling serious issues that affect our community: hunger and homelessness, immigration, and civil rights and race relations. The week of events begins on Sunday, September 27. Visit our webpage to learn more.

  • Lifelong Learning

    Registration for our fall adult education courses is now open. We offer an array of learning opportunities designed to expand your appreciation of Jewish life and culture. Visit our adult education page to learn more.

  • Amram Scholar Series

    Abraham H. Foxman, dubbed the “Jewish pope” for his dynamic leadership of the Anti-Defamation League, will launch the Amram Scholar Series 2015-16 season in a lecture on Sunday, October 11 at Temple. Learn more.

  • Zionismus

    Celebrate the Leo Baeck Institute, New York’s exhibit, “Zionismus – The German Roots of Zionism,” at Temple with a special Shabbat Service on Friday, October 16 and lecture with Professor Gerd Merke on Sunday, October 18. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

October 4, 2015 / Sunday
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30 AM—12:00 PM

Special event:
Inside the Sukkah with Dan Nichols at Temple and JBSC.

Part of WHC's special Sukkot week series. Visit our…

October 4, 2015 / Sunday
Divorcing with Dignity
9:45 AM—11:45 AM
October 4, 2015 / Sunday
8th Grade Challenge Course Program
9:15 AM—4:30 PM
October 5, 2015 / Monday
Simchat Torah Festival & Yizkor Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
October 5, 2015 / Monday
Simchat Torah: Temple Offices & ECCs Closed
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
October 6, 2015 / Tuesday
WHECTY Board Meeting
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

WHC Journal - September 24, 2015

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Many Faiths, One Voice – The Culminating Prayer Service for America’s Journey for Justice

Around 4:00 pm on Tuesday, September 15, the marchers began to arrive. In pairs and small groups, with yellow shirts on their backs and suitcases in their hands, they walked through our doors. They numbered in the hundreds and were – elated, tired, hungry, and awestruck – the men and women of every age and background who had just walked on America’s Journey for Justice. Some had been with the march since August 1 and marked their 1,000th mile. Others had traveled from more than 1,000 miles away to walk two miles that day.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - September 7, 2015

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WHC Journal - August 24, 2015

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