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March 6, 2015 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
March 6, 2015 / Friday Congregational Dinner 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • Calling all Heroes and Heroines!

    Join us for Shabbat Purim on Friday, March 6 to help us defeat the evil Haman and save the Jewish citizens of Shushan! Click here to RSVP for Shabbat dinner and learn more about our upcoming Purim events.

  • Murder and Anti-Semitism in Tsarist Russia

    The Beilis Case – the furor it caused and the anti-Semitism it exposed at the highest levels of Tsarist Russia – is the topic for the Amram Scholar Series on Sunday, March 1, when Edmund Levin will discuss his book, A Child of Christian Blood.

  • The Conversation Continues as the Journey Begins!

    Engage directly in the reality of Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity on our Journey Through the Triumph and Tragedy of Israel led by Rabbi and Amy Lustig. Click here to learn more.

  • Register for Camp Keetov

    Camp Keetov is heading on an All-American Road Trip – and we’re inviting your child to join us this summer! With options available for families needing more flexibility, we’re an excellent choice for your child. Click here to learn more.

  • Support Yad B'Yad: The WHC Annual Fund

    Your tax-deductible gift to Yad B’Yad helps sustain our exceptional programming and keep membership open to all. Click here to learn more or to donate.  

Upcoming Events

March 1, 2015 / Sunday
Storybook Science at Temple
12:00 PM—1:30 PM

What makes volcanoes go boom? Join us for Storybook Science and find out the answer. We'll learn the legend of Pele the Hawaiian…

March 1, 2015 / Sunday
Divorcing with Dignity
9:45 AM—11:45 AM
March 1, 2015 / Sunday
Amram Scholar Series: Edmund Levin
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
March 2, 2015 / Monday
One God: Many Images
7:00 PM—8:00 PM
March 2, 2015 / Monday
Melody Makers Class for Babies & Toddlers
11:00 AM—11:45 AM
March 2, 2015 / Monday
Introduction to the History of Jewish Civilization, Part II
8:15 PM—9:15 PM

News & Current Events

Cast Your Vote in the 2015 World Zionist Organization Elections

Polls are open now through Thursday, April 30 in the 2015 World Zionist Congress (WZC) elections, and you have the opportunity to make your voice as a Reform Jew heard by voting for the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA) slate of delegates (which includes Rabbi Susan Shankman). Israel is at a crossroads, and, as Reform Jews, we are committed to ensuring that its future is one of equality, pluralism, and peace. By casting your vote for the ARZA – Representing Reform Judaism slate, you will help determine U.S. Jewish representation to the World Zionist Congress, the highest legislative body… Read More  ➔

E-T ECC Celebrates International Day

This morning, the kids at the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center embarked on an adventure that took them from Washington, D.C. to many exciting destinations around the world! #media_3746# Planned… Read More  ➔

European Jews and Muslims: Embracing a Common Destiny

Yesterday, Samia Hathroubi, the Paris-based European Coordinator for the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, joined us for an inspiring discussion about her work bringing Jews and Muslims together in France and… Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - February 23, 2015

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

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