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October 1, 2016 / Saturday Early Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
October 1, 2016 / Saturday Shabbat Morning Service 10:30AM—12:00PM
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  • Guide to High Holy Day Services

    What services should I attend? What do I do once I arrive at Temple? All of these questions and more must be considered as you get ready for the High Holy Days. Our Guide to High Holy Day Services & Tickets will help you and your family embark on a sweet 5777. Learn more.

  • Rosh Hashanah Community Oneg

    Reconnect, schmooze, and nosh your way around Edlavitch Hall as you get to know your Temple in a whole new way. Stop by after the 11:30 am Congregational Service and before the 2:00 pm Family Service. Learn more.

  • WHC Collects for the High Holy Days

    Help Capital Area Food Bank replenish their shelves and assist Friendship Place in keeping those in need warm this winter by bringing non-perishable food items and new long underwear to Temple and JBSC by Yom Kippur. Bins are available at both locations. Learn more.

  • Cemetery Memorial Services

    During the High Holy Day season, our clergy lead a memorial service at each of WHC's cemeteries - Memorial Park and Garden of Remembrance. Our next memorial service will be at Garden of Remembrance on Sunday, October 9. Free bus transportation is available but it must be reserved in advance. Learn more.

  • Break the Fast at Temple

    End your day of praying and fasting at a delicious break-fast meal immediately following concluding services on Yom Kippur. Transportation after the meal from Temple to WHC’s satellite parking lots will be provided. Join us.

Upcoming Events

October 1, 2016 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Led by Rabbi Skloot.

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by…

October 1, 2016 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
October 1, 2016 / Saturday
Afternoon Service and Havdalah
5:30 PM—7:00 PM
October 2, 2016 / Sunday
Rosh Hashanah Under the Stars
5:00 PM—6:00 PM
October 2, 2016 / Sunday
Erev Rosh Hashanah - Congregational Service
6:00 PM—7:30 PM
October 2, 2016 / Sunday
Erev Rosh Hashanah - 2239 Service
7:45 PM—9:45 PM

News & Current Events

The President's Blog

Rosh Hashanah and the Days of Awe that follow provide a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the many blessings and challenges of the past year and connect with our hopes and aspirations for the year ahead. During this time, we can each get lost in our deepest personal thoughts while being a part of this warm and vibrant community.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - October 2016

Want to know what's happening in and around Washington Hebrew Congregation during October?Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - September 28, 2016

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

Simchas and Celebrations - September 21, 2016

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

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