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August 23, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Young Alumni Dinner
7:00PM— 8:30PM

If you (or your child/grandchild) recently graduated from college (spring 2016 or later) and are back in the D.C. metro area, we'd love to reconnect! All WHC Young Alumni are invited to a special dinner gathering on Wednesday, August 23 at 7:00 pm at Rock…

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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
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 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 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
Groups & Activities
Shabbat 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
Groups & Activities
Welcome Back Shabbat Hike & Picnic with Couples Club
9:00AM— 1:00PM

Join your friends for a low-key morning hike at Great Falls Park in Fairfax, Virginia. We’ll enjoy the late-summer foliage together while singing Shabbat songs and blessings. Bring a picnic lunch, water, and your hiking boots. This free event is open to couples and families.

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September 10, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Lift Up Your Neighbor: Unity Walk 2017
12:30PM— 5:00PM

The houses of worship along Embassy Row will open their doors to each other and to you at the Unity Walk.

People of different faiths, philosophies, cultures, and those who claim no faith, are invited to experience a world of traditions through music, art, architecture, service, and food. The…

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September 11, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Sisterhood Meeting Featuring Joan Nathan & Whole Foods
10:00AM—12:00PM

Whether you are on Sisterhood’s Board, just testing the waters, or somewhere in between, join us for our first meeting of the program year.

Whole Foods Market will cater lunch with a selection of items from their High Holy Day menu, and award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan…

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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
Groups & Activities
Selichot Service and Dinner
5:00PM— 8:00PM

Toward the end of the month of Elul, a week before Rosh Hashanah on Saturday night, we will recite selichot. These prayers and poetry on the theme of forgiveness are meant to inspire us to begin the process of asking forgiveness — from God, from our loved ones, from ourselves &…

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September 17, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Messy Fun Day with Fatherhood
3:00PM— 5:00PM

Get ready for an afternoon of grimy, slimy, and messy fun with your kids at Fatherhood's Messy Fun Day! We will have all the essential messy stations for dads and their kids to play in together. We'll also be making our own deliciously messy snacks.

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September 19, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY Night Out
6:30PM— 8:00PM

All 9th - 12th graders are invited to a special welcome back "Night Out" sponsored by WHECTY on Tuesday, September 19. Come see your friends from WHC Retreats and Confirmation and get ready for the New Year as we enjoy a great dinner!

Registration for this event will open soon.…

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September 20, 2017 / Wednesday
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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 22, 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 26, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Fistful of Shekels Meeting
6:30PM— 8:30PM

WHC's Fistful of Shekels (FOS) Israel Investment Club is for members who are interested in supporting Israel through buying stock in Israeli companies. It is also an interesting way to learn more about Israel's economy and about investments. The club meets quarterly for dinner and socializing and to discuss our…

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September 29, 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 29, 2017 / Friday
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2239 Kol Nidre 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 30, 2017 / Saturday
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2239 Yom Kippur Afternoon, Yizkor, and Neilah Services
4:00PM— 5:30PM

These three services flow seamlessly from one to the next. Our clergy begin with the liturgy designed for the afternoon of Yom Kippur. Yizkor, the memorial service, follows. This holy day closes with Neilah — the short concluding service which features some of the most beautiful and sacred liturgy of…

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September 30, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Temple-Wide Break-Fast
5:30PM— 7:00PM

End your day of praying and fasting with your Temple family at a delicious, break-fast meal immediately following concluding services on Yom Kippur. Transportation after the meal from Temple to WHC’s satellite parking lots will be provided.

Hosted by the EmptyNesters, this meal is open to the…

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September 30, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
2239 Break-Fast
5:30PM— 7:00PM

End your day of praying and fasting at a delicious, break-fast meal immediately following concluding services on Yom Kippur. Transportation after the meal from Temple to WHC’s satellite parking lots will be provided.

The cost to attend is $25. Temple members should RSVP to…

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October 1, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Bike and Brunch with The Boomers
9:15AM—12:00PM

Snap on your helmet (or lace up your walking shoes) for a morning bike ride or stroll followed by brunch on Sunday, October 1.

Walkers and bikers will meet at…

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October 2, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Sisterhood Monthly Meeting and Sukkah Decorating
10:00AM— 2:00PM

During Sukkot, the bimahs at Temple and JBSC come alive with fall color — thanks to the many creative, dedicated Sisterhood hands. Lend your hand and help us decorate the bimahs! We will start at Temple, have lunch and a brief meeting, then finish up at the Julia Bindeman…

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October 5, 2017 / Thursday
Groups & Activities
Sukkot Festival Service Luncheon with Prime Timers
12:00PM— 1:00PM

Celebrate the fall harvest holiday with friends. Join us after WHC's Sukkot festival service for a special luncheon.

Registration for this event will open soon. Please check back for more information.

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October 6, 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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October 8, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Sukkot Family Fun Festival
4:00PM— 6:00PM

Couples Club and the E-T ECC Parents Committee invite all families with young children to join us in the sukkah for an amazing afternoon. Have your face painted, have a balloon animal created before your eyes, make decorations for the sukkah, and decorate pumpkins. Have you worked up an appetite,…

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October 13, 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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October 15, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
1:00PM— 3:00PM

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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October 15, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY Opening Event
1:00PM— 8:00PM

All 9th-12th graders are invited to attend the first big WHECTY event of the year!

Registration for this event will open soon. Please check back for more information.

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October 17, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) gives 3rd through 4th graders the opportunity to learn and perform alternative Jewish music from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Lead by Cantor Bortnick and WHC Song Leader Audrey Katz, no prior experience is necessary and guitar players who are interested in song…

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October 18, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) gives 3rd through 4th graders the opportunity to learn and perform alternative Jewish music from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Lead by Cantor Bortnick and WHC Song Leader Audrey Katz, no prior experience is necessary and guitar players who are interested in song…

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October 20, 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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October 20, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat 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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October 21, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Club 56 Goes to Earth Treks
3:00PM— 7:00PM

Discover new heights with your Club 56 friends on a climbing adventure at Earth Treks! Challenge yourself to try something new and fun at our first program of the fall. Earth Treks offers exceptional instruction and a wide range of climbing activities for…

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October 22, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
ETY Fall Festival
12:00PM— 2:30PM

Our first ETY event of the year is FALLing right into place! Join your friends for an afternoon of treats, some tricks, and a whole lot of fun.

Registration for this event will open soon. Please check back for more information.

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October 22, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Wine Tasting & Bottling with The Boomers
5:00PM— 8:00PM

We're kicking off The Boomer's programming year with an unforgettable wine tasting and bottling experience at Olney Winery. Relax with an expert-led tasting of several varieties of wine. After learning (and sampling!), we'll get to bottle our own Boomers Private Blend to…

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October 24, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) gives 3rd through 4th graders the opportunity to learn and perform alternative Jewish music from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Lead by Cantor Bortnick and WHC Song Leader Audrey Katz, no prior experience is necessary and guitar players who are interested in song…

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October 25, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) gives 3rd through 4th graders the opportunity to learn and perform alternative Jewish music from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Lead by Cantor Bortnick and WHC Song Leader Audrey Katz, no prior experience is necessary and guitar players who are interested in song…

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October 27, 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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October 27, 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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