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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.

Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God Micah 6:8
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January 30, 2015 / Friday Tot Shabbat at Temple 5:00PM— 5:30PM
January 30, 2015 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Temple and JBSC Closed - Monday, January 26

    Due to inclement weather conditions in the Washington, D.C. area, Temple and JBSC are closed today, Monday, January 26.

  • Amram Scholar Series

    This Sunday, Joel M. Hoffman will discuss the stories and texts that didn’t make it into the Bible in an exciting look at his new book The Bible's Cutting Room Floor.

  • 12 Jewish Questions: A (Re)Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism

    A special course designed for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in their lives. Click here to learn more and register.

  • 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.  

  • Be Part of the Conversation

    Delve into the questions raised by My Promised Land by participating in one of four interactive discussions each month. It's not too late to join the Congregational Conversation, register online today!

Upcoming Events

January 26, 2015 / Monday
Friendship, Love, Sex, and Marriage
7:00 PM—8:00 PM

The first commandment enumerated in the Bible is "be fruitful and multiply," yet it takes a lot to get to that point. How can Jewish teachings help us become better…

January 26, 2015 / Monday
RJWECC and WHC Kindergarten: Second Semester Begins
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
January 26, 2015 / Monday
Introduction to the History of Jewish Civilization, Part II
8:15 PM—9:15 PM
January 27, 2015 / Tuesday
Tune in to Toddlers Class
9:15 AM—10:45 AM
January 27, 2015 / Tuesday
Back to Basics
7:30 PM—9:30 PM
January 28, 2015 / Wednesday
Melody Makers Class for Babies & Toddlers
9:15 AM—10:00 AM

News & Current Events

WHC Journal - January 26, 2015

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

The Weekend in Review

Washington Hebrew Congregation welcomed leaders and members of area churches and mosques at several special events celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.… Read More  ➔

Youngest Students Participate in Tikkun Olam

In December, the RJWECC and WHC Kindergarten held their annual Hanukkah celebration with families, lighting the hanukkiyah, eating sufganiyot, and singing songs. In the spirit of tikkun olam, the RJWECC also partnered with Second Chance Toys, and the children cleaned, prepared, and donated their gently loved plastic toys for donation to children in need – bringing light to others and keeping plastics out of landfills.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - January 5, 2015

What to know what's happening in and around WHC in the coming weeks? Find out in the current issue of the WHC Journal! Read More  ➔

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