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July 27, 2017 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

For intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, exercise your conversational skills at JBSC on Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00 am. 

This course, which is intended for intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, will give you the opportunity to practice your Hebrew in a fun and friendly environment. Focusing on speaking skills only,…

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July 27, 2017 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
11:15AM—12:15PM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from the…

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July 28, 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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July 28, 2017 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds at both Temple and the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, we hold Shabbat Under the Stars outside.

In the event of…

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July 28, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

Led by Rabbi Miller, the evening begins at 6:15 pm with "A Shot of Torah," an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into some serious (and not so serious) Jewish discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are Shabbat service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

Dinner is $12 if…

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July 29, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
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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August 4, 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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August 5, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Cantor Manevich.

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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August 11, 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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August 11, 2017 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Rabbi Lustig.

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds at both Temple and the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, we hold Shabbat Under the Stars outside.

In the event of…

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August 12, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Cantor Manevich.

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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August 13, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
2339's Annual BBQ
1:00PM— 4:00PM

Send off summer with 2239's annual BBQ bash! Join 100+ Jewish 20's and 30's (rain or shine) for delicious food, good beer and the best company! If you’re new to D.C. or know someone who is, the 2239 BBQ is a great way to meet new people and have…

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August 18, 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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August 19, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
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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August 20, 2017 / Sunday
Volunteer Groups
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
10:00AM—12:00PM

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC Hunger Project food packing event. Many of you have already done a food packing and you know how worthwhile it is. For those of you who have not been to a WHC Hunger Project Food Packing, you are in for a…

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August 25, 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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August 25, 2017 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars Service & Dinner
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Led by Rabbi Lustig.

Join us at Temple for the final Shabbat Under the Stars of the summer. More relaxed in feel than traditional services, Shabbat Under the Stars features upbeat music in a casual, outdoor setting. Following the service, we will have an informal, family-style dinner.

This…

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August 25, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

Led by Rabbi Skloot, the evening begins at 6:15 pm with "A Shot of Torah," an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into some serious (and not so serious) Jewish discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are Shabbat service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

Dinner is $12 if…

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August 26, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Cantor Manevich.

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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August 27, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park with The Boomers
11:30AM— 4:30PM

Thank you for your interest in this event. Online registration is now closed.

Root for the home team as the Nationals take on the Mets for Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park on Sunday, August 27. The Boomers have a special section reserved for our members and guests.

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August 27, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Grand Slam Sunday: Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park
11:30AM— 5:30PM

Join the Jewish Federation and 1,500 Greater Washington community members to watch the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets. Buy your tickets with Federation and join us at the ballpark two hours before game time for fun activities, kosher food samples, and giveaways the whole family will enjoy!

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September 1, 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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September 2, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

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 occasionally or every week —…

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September 8, 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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September 8, 2017 / Friday
WHC
Dinner with David and Debbie Astrove
7:00PM— 9:00PM

The Astroves are hosting "Dinner with David and Debbie" one Friday each month from September through June. With just 12 people around their table, the Astroves' Shabbat dinners are a casual way for a few WHC members to get to know one another.

You know you have…

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September 9, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

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 occasionally or every week —…

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September 15, 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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September 16, 2017 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

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 occasionally or every week —…

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September 17, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

All Grades at Temple and JBSC
Pick-up your class assignments.

3rd Grade Parents Meeting at Temple
As your children begin their formal education, learn more about the WHC Hebrew curriculum from Stephanie Tankel, Director of Religious Education.

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September 20, 2017 / Wednesday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Under the Stars
5:00PM— 6:00PM

Set on the sprawling lawn of the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center (or, in case of rain, in its light-filled indoor worship space), Rosh Hashanah Under the Stars is a contemporary, festive Erev Rosh Hashanah service. It begins at 5:00 pm, but we open the grounds at 3:30 pm with musical entertainment by…

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September 20, 2017 / Wednesday
Worship
Erev Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service
6:00PM— 8:00PM

With liturgy from Gates of Repentanceas a foundation, our clergy connect us to the generations that came before us. Our rabbis challenge the intellect and awaken the spirit with sermons that help us reflect on our past year and inspire us to move forward. Our cantors, joined by the Festival…

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September 20, 2017 / Wednesday
22-39
2239 Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
7:45PM— 9:45PM

Building on the energy and spiritual connection our monthly 2239 Metro Minyan services bring to Washington, D.C.’s Jewish young professional community, Rabbi Miller will lead High Holy Day services designed specifically with millenials in mind. Erev Rosh Hashanah and Kol Nidre services will be held at…

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September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service
9:00AM—11:00AM

With liturgy from Gates of Repentanceas a foundation, our clergy connect us to the generations that came before us. Our rabbis challenge the intellect and awaken the spirit with sermons that help us reflect on our past year and inspire us to move forward. Our cantors, joined by the Festival…

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September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Preschool Service
9:30AM—10:00AM

Through songs, brief prayers, and stories, our clergy and song leaders create a special, warm community worship experience, one-half hour in length, for our youngest congregants and their families.

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