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March 27, 2017 / Monday
Education
12 Jewish Questions
7:00PM— 9:00PM

What do I believe about God? What happens after we die? How do I succeed at failure? How do I rest when I have no time? As adults, we all have questions about being Jewish, and many of us are still searching for answers.

Despite years…

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March 28, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Continuing Education for ECC Teachers
4:00PM— 7:00PM

Taught by DJ Schneider Jensen, Director of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center, this 90-hour education course provides students with a broad overview of human growth and development from birth to age eight and satisfies the requirement for pre-service teachers in Maryland and D.C.

Covering child development and the…

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March 28, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) is Washington Hebrew Congregation’s junior choir for kids between 3rd and 7th grades. Together with Cantor Bortnick and Audrey Katz, JAM rehearses contemporary and fun Jewish music which we will have the opportunity to perform both in services and at special concerts throughout the…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Study Group
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Connect to your fellow WHC congregants as we explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives. One of the gifts that Judaism has given the world is the exchange of ideas and insights that can come from chevruta study – study in a small-group setting where…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Art Tour with Sisterhood
1:00PM— 2:30PM

This event has reached capacity. Thank you for your interest.

View nearly 2,000 of the finest American and international crafts at the North Bethesda home of arts patron Fleur Bresler. Mrs. Bresler, who served as a docent at the Renwick Gallery for 14 years, will be our personal guide for the…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) is Washington Hebrew Congregation’s junior choir for kids between 3rd and 7th grades. Together with Cantor Bortnick and Audrey Katz, JAM rehearses contemporary and fun Jewish music which we will have the opportunity to perform both in services and at special concerts throughout the…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
WHC Attorneys' Study Group
7:00PM— 9:30PM

Discover Jewish insights into the Anglo-American legal system with WHC's new study group for attorneys.

Meeting four to five times this year, the WHC Attorneys' Study Group delves into topics like the relationship between constitutional law and Jewish law. Featured guest facilitators like Phil Selden, Assistant U.S. Attorney…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Focus on Fertility
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Many of us have personal experience with infertility or pregnancy loss…or know someone who does.

Please join us for a panel discussion that will address the medical, emotional, and spiritual challenges facing couples and individuals in the Jewish community who are struggling to have children. A resource…

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March 29, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Kol Rinah Rehearsal
7:30PM— 9:00PM

Practice! Learn! Laugh! Sing! This is Kol Rinah, our volunteer Temple choir. Lending our voices to the Yom Kippur Poetry & Music Hour and Friday night Sermons in Song. Everyone is welcome. You don't need an operatic voice, just a love of Jewish music. Go home with a song in…

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March 31, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Mah Jongg
10:30AM— 4:00PM

Spend your day engaged in the thrilling game of Mah Jongg! Game play starts at 10:30 am. The end time is flexible, and if there's enough interest, the games will continue until 4:00 pm.

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March 31, 2017 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 6:30PM

Fun, interactive, and led by our rabbis, these half-hour services — which are open to the community — engage our youngest worshippers and their families through songs and stories. Continue the feeling of community and join us following the service for a family-style dinner and craft project relating to an…

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March 31, 2017 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:00PM

JAM, WHC's junior choir, will join our cantors on the bimah for a special Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs). This musical, participatory service will also feature the beautiful voices of Cantors Manevich and Bortnick. This service's sermon-in-song will be led by JAM and will include music focusing on social justice…

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March 31, 2017 / Friday
Education
12 Jewish Questions
7:00PM— 9:00PM

What do I believe about God? What happens after we die? How do I succeed at failure? How do I rest when I have no time? As adults, we all have questions about being Jewish, and many of us are still searching for answers.

Despite years…

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April 1, 2017 / Saturday
Education
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

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 one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just…

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April 1, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Escape the Classroom with Club 56
5:30PM— 8:30PM

Join us on Saturday, April 1 for a night of puzzles and fun at the Escape Lounge DC. We'll enter "Escape the Classroom" where we'll have to put our heads together to figure out how to make it out of the room in time!…

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April 2, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

Pre-K Gan
Pre-K Gan meets at JBSC.

Pre-K - 2nd Grade Family Passover Program at JBSC
Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd grade parents are invited to join us for our Model Seder and Family Passover program at JBSC.

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April 2, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Cantors in Concert
5:30PM— 7:30PM

Cantors Mikhail Manevich and Susan Bortnick invite you to join them for an evening celebrating the music of George and Ira Gershwin.

The music of George and Ira Gershwin is instantly recognizable. From 1924 until George's death in 1937, they composed more than two dozen scores for theater and film. They…

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April 3, 2017 / Monday
Education
12 Jewish Questions
7:00PM— 9:00PM

What do I believe about God? What happens after we die? How do I succeed at failure? How do I rest when I have no time? As adults, we all have questions about being Jewish, and many of us are still searching for answers.

Despite years…

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April 4, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Continuing Education for ECC Teachers
4:00PM— 7:00PM

Taught by DJ Schneider Jensen, Director of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center, this 90-hour education course provides students with a broad overview of human growth and development from birth to age eight and satisfies the requirement for pre-service teachers in Maryland and D.C.

Covering child development and the…

Read More  ➔
April 4, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) is Washington Hebrew Congregation’s junior choir for kids between 3rd and 7th grades. Together with Cantor Bortnick and Audrey Katz, JAM rehearses contemporary and fun Jewish music which we will have the opportunity to perform both in services and at special concerts throughout the…

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April 5, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Study Group
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Connect to your fellow WHC congregants as we explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives. One of the gifts that Judaism has given the world is the exchange of ideas and insights that can come from chevruta study – study in a small-group setting where…

Read More  ➔
April 5, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Continuing Education for ECC Teachers
4:00PM— 8:00PM

Taught by DJ Schneider Jensen, Director of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center, this 90-hour education course provides students with a broad overview of human growth and development from birth to age eight and satisfies the requirement for pre-service teachers in Maryland and D.C.

Covering child development and the…

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April 5, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Freedom Seder
6:00PM— 9:00PM

On Wednesday, April 5 at 6:00 pm at Temple, Washington Hebrew Congregation will welcome our Christian and Muslim partners to our annual celebration of interfaith unity and freedom. Join us for a traditional Passover seder dinner that includes prayers, songs, and readings emphasizing the universal struggle for human dignity.

Dinner is $20…

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April 5, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) is Washington Hebrew Congregation’s junior choir for kids between 3rd and 7th grades. Together with Cantor Bortnick and Audrey Katz, JAM rehearses contemporary and fun Jewish music which we will have the opportunity to perform both in services and at special concerts throughout the…

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April 5, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Kol Rinah Rehearsal
7:30PM— 9:00PM

Practice! Learn! Laugh! Sing! This is Kol Rinah, our volunteer Temple choir. Lending our voices to the Yom Kippur Poetry & Music Hour and Friday night Sermons in Song. Everyone is welcome. You don't need an operatic voice, just a love of Jewish music. Go home with a song in…

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April 7, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Mah Jongg
10:30AM— 4:00PM

Spend your day engaged in the thrilling game of Mah Jongg! Game play starts at 10:30 am. The end time is flexible, and if there's enough interest, the games will continue until 4:00 pm.

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April 8, 2017 / Saturday
Education
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

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 one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just…

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April 10, 2017 / Monday
Worship
Congregational Passover Seder
6:00PM—10:00PM

Join your extended WHC family at Temple for this special seder led by our clergy. We'll read from the Haggadah, partake in the seder meal, and join in the familiar and memorable songs that are part of this festival holiday that commemorates our freedom from slavery in Egypt.

The…

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April 10, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
2239 Passover Seder
7:00PM—10:00PM

Can't make it home for Passover this year? Join the 2239 community on Monday, April 10 at 7:00 pm for a lively, young professionals seder to celebrate the Jewish story of redemption.

Tickets
Early Bird: $36
After March 10: $45

Space is limited to 180 participants so get your tickets soon!

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April 11, 2017 / Tuesday

This event has been canceled.

Education
The Red Stone: Mindfulness and Meditation Group
7:00PM— 8:30PM

The Red Stone welcomes individuals and couples experiencing fertility issues to its Mindfulness and Meditation Group, hosted by Washington Hebrew Congregation. The group meets at Temple on the second Tuesday evening of each month. We have a warm group of individuals and couples and welcome anyone who is interested in…

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