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February 23, 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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February 23, 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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February 24, 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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February 24, 2017 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 6:30PM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

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…

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February 24, 2017 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor Manevich and Cantor Bortnick. It's an upbeat, uplifting, and inspiring way to end your week.

This service will…

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February 24, 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.

The cost is $10…

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February 24, 2017 / Friday
Education
Family Shabbat Service
6:30PM— 7:30PM

Led by Rabbi Lustig.

We invite you and your family to join us for an opportunity to pray, reflect, and welcome Shabbat. This participatory, multigenerational service led by our clergy and songleader Audrey Katz provides a perfect opportunity for students to put Hebrew learning into practice.

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February 25, 2017 / Saturday
Education
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Rabbi Miller.

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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February 25, 2017 / Saturday
Education
8th Grade Social Action Day
1:00PM— 3:00PM

Spend a few hours volunteering at A Wider Circle, a Montgomery County-based organization which seeks to end poverty in our community. A Wider Circle works to ensure that every child and adult has the chance to succeed and the opportunity to live well. Students can…

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February 25, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Late Night in Hollywood with Club 56
5:00PM— 9:00PM

Join us for a night of Hollywood-themed fun at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center on Saturday, February 25 at 5:00 pm. At our late night event, we'll experience the glamour of the movies as we get ready to roll out the red carpet for this year's Shabbat Purim. This program is $25 for…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

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

6th Grade B'nei Mitzvah Program at Temple
Parents and 6th grade students are invited to join in this program on preparing for B'nei Mitzvah. There will be a focus on mitzvah projects, studying Torah passages, and learning…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday
Life Cycle Events
B'nei Mitzvah Learning Day for 6th Grade Families
9:30AM—12:00PM

Soon, your 6th grader will complete the journey to becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. To help you and your family connect with the meaning of this spiritual event, we invite you to join us for a day of learning.

This program will have a special focus on undertaking…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Divorcing with Dignity
9:45AM—11:45AM

Divorcing with Dignity is a group designed to provide community, education, and support for those going through divorce. Dr. Leslie Zirkin, a licensed psychologist, facilitates this free program on designated Sundays at Temple from 9:45 - 11:45 am.

For specific dates or to register, email…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Movie Bash with ETY
12:00PM— 3:00PM

Get ready to experience the movies as ETY celebrates the glitz and glam of Hollywood on Sunday, February 26 at 12:00 pm at Temple. We'll yell, "hooray for Hollywood!" as we get geared up for Shabbat Purim. This program is $20 for ETY members and $25 for non-members. ETY MVPs should contact…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday

This event is sold out!

Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
1:00PM— 3:00PM
This food packing event is at capacity and registration is now closed. Want to volunteer for a future Hunger Project Packing Event? Click here to view our calendar.

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC…

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February 26, 2017 / Sunday
Faith In Action
Faith Over Fear Dialogue
6:00PM— 9:00PM

This winter, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities are coming together for a series of interfaith conversations to express our solidarity and commitment to unity, understanding, and inclusion.

Join us to engage in an open and honest dialogue designed to bridge differences and build stronger bonds between the interfaith communities.…

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February 27, 2017 / Monday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
10:00AM—11:00AM

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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February 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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February 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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February 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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February 28, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Confirmation Class
6:30PM— 8:30PM

Our Confirmation Class will meet at JBSC at 6:30 pm to continue their Jewish educational journey.

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February 28, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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March 1, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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March 1, 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 1, 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…

Read More  ➔
March 1, 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 1, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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March 1, 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 2, 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,…

Read More  ➔
March 2, 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…

Read More  ➔
March 3, 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.

Read More  ➔
March 3, 2017 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
5:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Rabbi Miller.

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. Join us beforehand for dinner and continue the feeling of community after the service and at…

Read More  ➔
March 4, 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…

Read More  ➔
March 5, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

5th Grade Family Religious School at Temple
5th grade parents are invited to join us as we explore the Jewish life cycle for our Family Religious School.

6th Grade B'nei Mitzvah Program at JBSC
Parents and 6th grade students are invited to join in…

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March 5, 2017 / Sunday
Life Cycle Events
B'nei Mitzvah Learning Day for 6th Grade Families
9:30AM—12:00PM

Soon, your 6th grader will complete the journey to becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. To help you and your family connect with the meaning of this spiritual event, we invite you to join us for a day of learning.

This program will have a special focus on undertaking…

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