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May 5, 2017 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
May 5, 2017 / Friday Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center 5:30PM— 7:00PM
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  • Mitzvah Day

    On Sunday, April 30, our volunteers, young and old working together, will lend their time, energy, and compassion to social service agencies working to improve the lives of people in need. Volunteer projects start as early as 9:30 am and will be held at Temple, the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, and off-site locations in D.C. and Maryland. Join us.

  • Cantors & Kol Rinah: A Pollin Music Shabbat Service

    On Friday, April 28 at Temple, Cantor Manevich, Cantor Bortnick, and Kol Rinah will use their iconic voices to help us honor Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), a time of pain and suffering, and Yom HaAtzmaut (Israeli Independence Day), a celebration of a new day and the promise of tomorrow. Join us.

  • Supporting Refugees & Providing Sanctuary

    Join us on Wednesday, May 10 at Temple to understand the critical questions that need to be asked and answered concerning Sanctuary, including, “Where does civil disobedience end and obstruction of justice begin?” and “What concerns do individuals and religious institutions need to consider if they wish to provide Sanctuary and how do they differ?”. Learn more.

  • Religious School Registration

    Secure your child's spot in our inclusive and dynamic Religious School! With parallel programs for children in Pre-K through 10th grade at both Temple and JBSC, we're well suited to meet your family's needs. Discover why our parents and students love Religious School and register today.

  • Early Childhood Registration

    Our ECCs at Temple and the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Visit our webpage to learn all about their programs and register for next year or schedule a tour. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

April 30, 2017 / Sunday
Mitzvah Day
9:30 AM—2:00 PM

Mitzvah Day represents the culmination of our year-long focus on community service and our long-standing commitment to helping the homeless, sick, hungry, and underprivileged in the metropolitan Washington, D.C.…

April 30, 2017 / Sunday
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
9:30 AM—12:00 PM
May 1, 2017 / Monday
Congregational Conversations@WHC Academy - American Jews and Israel
7:15 PM—9:15 PM
May 1, 2017 / Monday
12 Jewish Questions
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
May 2, 2017 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
May 2, 2017 / Tuesday
Confirmation Rehearsal
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

WHC Journal - May 2017

Want to know what's happening in and around Washington Hebrew Congregation during May?Read More  ➔

A Letter from Anat Hoffman

Dear Friends, Tuesday, May 2nd is Israel's 69th Independence Day. I invite you to join me in celebrating the existence of the only Jewish state on the planet. Why? Because only in Israel can we input our Jewish values into the national GPS and let those values help navigate us to our destination.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - April 26, 2017

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - April 11, 2017

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

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