This fall, Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, WHC Scholar-in-Residence, will lead us through our Wednesday Morning Torah study at Temple. Over nine sessions, we will read and respond to thoughtful Jews…
Join us in one of the most important conversations we, as a congregation, can have — to discuss the reality and future of Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity. Click here to learn how to become part of our conversation.
Jewish Life in Germany Today
The German Embassy is coming to WHC on Tuesday, October 21 for the launch of their exhibit on "Jewish Life in Germany Today." Click here to learn more and register for the opening reception.
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus
Steven Pressman brings the courageous story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, who risked everything to save Jewish children from Nazi Germany, to WHC in a special film screening at Temple on Tuesday, October 28. Click here for more information.
Slingshot, A Resource Guide to Jewish Innovation, has named WHC's 2239 auxiliary as one of D.C.'s top innovative organizations in its 2014-2015 regional edition. 2239 was selected for the work it does re-engaging Jewish young adults in the Reform Movement. As it says in the guide: "The future of the synagogue and of the Reform Movement depend on great programs like this to engage young people right now - 2239's leadership is deeply important to the Jewish world." We couldn't agree more. Congratulations to our 2239 auxiliary leaders for this recognition. For more information about this year's edition of Slingshot,… Read More ➔
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Senior Rabbi Bruce Lustig spoke on interfaith understanding and cooperation at the first Eid ul Adha Reception hosted by the White House on October 14. Rabbi Lustig was invited to speak… Read More ➔
Rabbi Susan Shankman reflects on the harvest festival of Sukkot in a new piece in the Jewish Food Experience blog. She writes: "In my mind, Sukkot has always been a… Read More ➔