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A community of the heart, we are a spiritual, educational and social home for Reform Jews in the Washington, D.C. region and a powerful voice for the values of our faith.

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February 24, 2017 / Friday Tot Shabbat at Temple 5:00PM— 6:30PM
February 24, 2017 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • "Lawyers Without Rights"

    Celebrate the opening of "Lawyers Without Rights" at a reception and screening of the film Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today on Wednesday, February 22 at Temple. Producer Sandra Schulberg joins us for a Q&A after the film. Learn more.

  • Dov Waxman

    At a time of shifting United States policy regarding Israel and its settlements, the Amram Scholar Series presents Professor Dov Waxman to discuss his latest study, Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel, at Temple on Sunday, February 26. Join us.

  • Faith Over Fear Dialogue

    Join us at the ADAMS Center in Sterling, Virginia, on Sunday, February 26 for our next Faith over Fear dialogue. Together, we will engage in an open and honest discussion designed to bridge differences and to build stronger bonds between the interfaith communities. People of all faiths are welcome! 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

February 23, 2017 / Thursday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
11:15 AM—12:15 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.


February 23, 2017 / Thursday
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00 AM—11:00 AM
February 24, 2017 / Friday
Lay-Led Service
5:30 PM—6:30 PM
February 24, 2017 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
February 24, 2017 / Friday
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00 PM—6:30 PM
February 24, 2017 / Friday
Metro Minyan
6:15 PM—10:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - February 22, 2017

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

Simchas and Celebrations - February 15, 2017

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

Community Havdalah: Jewish Action for Refugees

At this critical moment when the future of America's commitment to refugees hangs in the balance, the Jewish community of Washington, D.C. is coming together to stand up for refugees fleeing violence and persecution. Please join us at Temple on Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm. Congregations and individuals from the D.C. area are coming together for a special Havdalah service that will include speakers, readings, songs, and action to help us remember our refugee past and show our support for welcoming today’s refugees.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - February 8, 2017

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

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