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"30 Days of Caring" - A Media Recap

Washington Hebrew Congregation was an active leader in the Mayor’s D.C. Interfaith Council “30 Days of Caring,” a month long initiative to combat fear and hate. It ended yesterday with the MLK Day of Service. Join us as we take a look back at the programs and events that opened the dialogue and brought our community closer together.Read More  ➔

Repairing The World

WHC Stories - Marcia Weinberg

On this annual MLK Day of Service, we think back to the beginnings of our relationship with the African American community in D.C. Marcia Weinberg, the wife of our late senior rabbi, Rabbi Joseph Weinberg, remembers it well.Read More  ➔

Faith In Action

"Where do we go from here?"

"Are you hopeful that this country can still fulfill Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream? What do you think remains unfinished?" Hamil R. Harris of the Washington Post posed these questions to Rabbi Lustig and four other members of the clergy.Read More  ➔

Repairing The World

Can Regulating Bullets be the Key to Curbing Gun Violence?

Later this month, WHC will host an interfaith program aimed at ending gun violence. On January 6, the Washington Post published an op-ed by WHC member The Honorable Ann Brown, who calls upon President Obama to regulate ammunition as part of his package of executive actions to reduce gun deaths in America. Ann served as Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission from 1994 – 2002.Read More  ➔

Groups & Activities, WHC

WHC Stories - Adrienne Elman

Adrienne Elman grew up at Washington Hebrew Congregation and has fond memories of the time when we called the building at 8th Street between H & I home.Read More  ➔

Faith In Action

Faith over Fear: Choosing Unity over Extremism

During the interfaith pilgrimage walk on Sunday, December 20 from WHC to Washington National Cathedral to the Islamic Center, Rabbi Lustig spoke from the steps of the National Cathedral. We are honored to share his inspiring remarks.Read More  ➔