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The President's Blog

Last month, I attended a meeting of senior rabbis, executive directors and presidents of large Reform congregations sponsored by the Union of Reform Judaism. It was held at the Hyatt Regency in the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The location turned out to be significant as we were there the same weekend that President Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.Read More  ➔

Repairing The World

Community Havdalah: Jewish Action for Refugees

At this critical moment when the future of America's commitment to refugees hangs in the balance, the Jewish community of Washington, D.C. is coming together to stand up for refugees fleeing violence and persecution. Please join us at Temple on Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm. Congregations and individuals from the D.C. area are coming together for a special Havdalah service that will include speakers, readings, songs, and action to help us remember our refugee past and show our support for welcoming today’s refugees.Read More  ➔

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The President's Blog

As members of Washington Hebrew Congregation, we are entitled to so many benefits. We receive tickets to High Holy Day Services, enroll our children in Religious School, and have WHC clergy officiate at life cycle events. Read More  ➔

Repairing The World

Immigration and Refugees

In response to recent developments concerning immigration, our clergy and President, David M. Astrove, have reached out to our partners in the Muslim community to express our support.Read More  ➔