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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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July 31, 2015 / Friday Shabbat Service 6:00PM— 7:00PM
August 1, 2015 / Saturday Shabbat Morning Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
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  • Watch WHC Services Live Online

    From coast to coast, we're bringing you Friday night services live from WHC! All 6:00 pm Friday night services at Temple will be streaming in real time on our website at

  • High Holy Days

    Our Guide to High Holy Day Services & Tickets will help you select and request tickets for this year’s High Holy Day services. Please return your Ticket Request and Memorial Book forms to Temple by Monday, July 27. Didn’t receive the mailing? Contact Director of Member Services Lindsay Fry, 202-895-6321.

  • Shabbat Under the Stars

    Casual, outdoors, and engaging – there's no better way to end your week. Our next "Shabbat Under the Stars" service is on Friday, August 14 at Temple. Click here for the full schedule of our summertime service series.

  • Secure Your Child’s Spot in Our Religious School

    We invite all Religious School families to register today in order to ensure they have a spot for the 2015-2016 school year. To register, please visit the Religious School office for a pre-completed form or click here to fill out our online form. 

  • ECC Registration

    Have a toddler or preschooler? ECC and Kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 has begun! Learn more about our programs at Temple and JBSC and register today.

Upcoming Events

July 31, 2015 / Friday
Shabbat Service
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

July 31, 2015 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
August 1, 2015 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
August 1, 2015 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
August 3, 2015 / Monday
Camp Keetov - Gap Camp: First Day
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
August 7, 2015 / Friday
Shabbat Service
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

News & Current Events

WHC Journal - July 6, 2015

What to know what's happening in and around WHC in the coming weeks? Read More  ➔

WHC 2239 Takes Part in Special Simcha

This spring, WHC 2239’s Metro Minyan hosted an incredibly special simcha (joy) – the engagement of two 2239 members, Brian and Michelle. Metro Minyan was the site of Brian and Michelle’s first meeting back in October 2013, when they randomly sat at the same dinner table after services. According to Brian, “neither of us intended to meet one another, but sometimes you just get lucky.”Read More  ➔

Thank You for a Wonderful Year

Celebrate our accomplishments over the last year with our Year in Review! This year, we counted nearly 300 life cycle events, opened our doors to 855 Religious School students and 275 children in… Read More  ➔

Washington Hebrew Comes Together to Conclude the Conversation

This past year, we, as a congregation, came together to discuss the reality and future of Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity. We asked ourselves: What is my Promised Land? Can Israel be a Jewish and democratic state?Read More  ➔