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May 31, 2017 / Wednesday Shavuot Festival & Yizkor Service 10:30AM—12:00PM
June 2, 2017 / Friday Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Shabbat Under the Stars

    Kick-off the summer on Friday, June 2 at JBSC with Shabbat Under the Stars followed by dinner with WHC President David Astrove and his wife, Debbie. Expect to discover commonalities you didn’t know existed, laugh, and feel really good that you made this evening the start of your Shabbat weekend. Join us.

  • Annual Meeting

    Join us at Temple on Monday, June 5 for WHC's 165th Annual Meeting, which will feature the installation of new Board members, the presentation of Avodah Honors Awards, and a special tribute to Executive Director Steve Jacober on his 10-year anniversary. Learn more.

  • D.C. Premiere: In Our Hands

    WHC is proud to host the D.C. premiere of the docudrama, In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem on Wednesday, June 7 at Temple. This free event will begin with a screening of In Our Hands. After the film, we invite you to join us for a reception. 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

May 30, 2017 / Tuesday
WHC Books Presents: The Secret Chord
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Join us at Temple on Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 pm for a lively discussion of the book, The Secret Chord, facilitated by…

May 30, 2017 / Tuesday
Bereavement Support Group
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
May 31, 2017 / Wednesday
Shavuot - Temple Offices & ECCs Closed
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
May 31, 2017 / Wednesday
Shavuot Festival & Yizkor Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
June 2, 2017 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
June 2, 2017 / Friday
Shabbat Under the Stars at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - May 24, 2017

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

Avodah Honors to be Awarded to Six WHC Members

An additional highlight of the Annual Meeting at Temple on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 pm is the presentation of Washington Hebrew Congregation’s Avodah Honors Awards. We are proud to recognize the “avodah” – good deeds in the form of service and work – displayed by the following six people and the impact their efforts have had on both Washington Hebrew Congregation and the greater community. Mazel tov!Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - May 17, 2017

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

Simchas and Celebrations - May 10, 2017

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

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