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November 27, 2015 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
November 27, 2015 / Friday Shirei Shabbat 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • David Broza

    Called Israel's Bruce Springsteen, David Broza is considered one of the most dynamic and vibrant performers in the singer/songwriter world, and he is bringing his charismatic energy to Temple on Sunday, December 13 as this year's December Concert headliner. Join us!

  • Join Yad B'Yad

    This Thanksgiving season, support WHC with a gift to Yad B’Yad, the WHC Annual Fund! Donate now.

  • Shabbat Hanukkah

    Join us at Temple on Friday, December 11 at 6:00 pm to celebrate Hanukkah. The fun starts with a family-style dinner followed by our Shabbat Hanukkah service at 7:00 pm. After the service, there will be a festive oneg featuring the Astro Doughnut Truck, lots of latkes, spinning dreidels, and games! Learn more.

  • Bruce Feiler

    Bruce Feiler, best-selling author and a widely recognized thinker, writer, and speaker on the role of religion in contemporary life, joins us at Temple on Wednesday, December 2 for a Congregational Conversations Keynote focusing on “What I Have Learned from the Abrahamic Journey.” Learn more.

  • Congregational Conversations

    Terrorism, violence, murder—all of these acts have been carried out in the name of God. "Not in God's Name: Our Jewish Identity in an Age of Religious Violence," the theme of our second year of Congregational Conversations, will look at the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence and ask: how can we use our faith as a positive force for change? Learn more.

Upcoming Events

November 27, 2015 / Friday
Shirei Shabbat
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Led by Cantors Manevich and Bortnick.

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor…

November 27, 2015 / Friday
Lay-Led Service
5:30 PM—6:30 PM
November 27, 2015 / Friday
Thanksgiving - Temple Offices and ECCs Closed
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
November 28, 2015 / Saturday
Afternoon Service and Havdalah
5:30 PM—7:00 PM
November 28, 2015 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
November 28, 2015 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - November 25, 2015

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

Publisher Features WHC Religious School's Innovative Methods

A few years ago, our Religious School took a fresh look at the Hebrew program and chose to start language instruction earlier in third grade. They also recognized that there’s no such thing as one size fits all, especially with a school of nearly 900 students.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - Nov 23 2015

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

King of Morocco Bestows Medal to Three Religious Leaders for Outstanding Interfaith Work

In recognition of his stalwart leadership on interfaith cooperation, tolerance, and peace, Rabbi Lustig was honored by the Kingdom of Morocco with the medal of Commander of Wissam Alaouite.Read More  ➔

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