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April 26, 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 26, 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 28, 2017 / Friday
This event has been postponed. Please check back for a rescheduled date.

Groups & Activities
Sisterhood Literary Group
10:00AM—12:00PM

Join us for a lively discussion of Edna O'Brien's book, The Little Red Chairs, facilitated by Rabbi Joseph Skloot.

This fiercely beautiful novel about one woman's struggle to reclaim a life shattered by betrayal takes the reader from Ireland to…

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April 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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April 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.

The cost is $10…

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April 30, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Mitzvah Day
9:30AM— 2:00PM

Mitzvah Day represents the culmination of our year-long focus on community service and our long-standing commitment to helping the homeless, sick, hungry, and underprivileged in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. community.

On Mitzvah Day, our volunteers, young and old working together, lend their time, energy, and compassion to social…

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April 30, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
9:30AM—12:00PM

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 Hunger Project…

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May 2, 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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May 3, 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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May 3, 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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May 5, 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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May 6, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Club 56 End-of-Year Adventure
4:00PM— 9:00PM

Join your friends in Club 56 for a trip to Adventure Park USA on Saturday, May 6! Fourth graders are invited to come along and experience this taste of what Club 56 has to offer.

We will depart from the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center at 4:00…

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May 9, 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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May 10, 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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May 10, 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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May 12, 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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May 12, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Dinners in Members' Homes
7:00PM— 9:00PM

The EmptyNesters organize many events throughout the year, but nothing compares to the most successful event on our calendar, Shabbat Dinner hosted by members throughout the metro area. With the warmth of the candles, the taste of delicious food and wine, and the delight of good conversation, this program, which…

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May 15, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY Senior Send Off
6:30PM— 8:00PM

WHECTY seniors are getting ready to start the next chapter in their lives. Send them off in style at the Senior Send Off.

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May 16, 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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May 17, 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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May 19, 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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May 19, 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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May 19, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Dinner with Couples Club
7:30PM— 9:00PM

Celebrate the warmth of Shabbat at a special dinner with the Couples Club on Friday, May 19 at 7:30 pm at Temple. Connect with new and old friends as we enjoy a delicious meal immediately following Shabbat services.

This dinner costs $36 per couple.

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May 22, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Sisterhood Spring Installation & Luncheon
11:00AM— 2:00PM

Sisterhood’s new slate of Officers and Board members will be installed at this springtime luncheon with a keynote speech given by Deborah Rutter, President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The first woman to head the…

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May 23, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY Banquet
6:30PM— 8:00PM

Celebrating another great year in WHECTY, the annual banquet includes thanking outgoing Board members and installing the new 2017-2018 WHECTY Board.

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May 24, 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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May 26, 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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June 2, 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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June 4, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Hershey Park Trip
8:00AM— 6:00PM

Join us for a great day at Hershey Park on Sunday, June 4. This trip, which is open to all 7th-12th graders, is the perfect way to end the school year and get excited for summer!

We will leave at 8:00 am from the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center and will…

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June 7, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
D.C. Premiere - In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Washington Hebrew Congregation is proud to host the D.C. premiere of the docudrama, In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 pm at Temple.

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem tells…

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June 9, 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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June 16, 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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June 19, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Prime Timers' Luncheon & Program
12:30PM— 2:30PM

Meet at Temple for a delicious lunch and entertaining program. Our luncheon events range from lectures to performances to films. Stay tuned for more information.

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June 23, 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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June 23, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Under the Stars Dinner with Couples Club
7:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us at WHC’s casual, outdoor summer worship series, Shabbat Under the Stars. Shabbat services start at 6:00 pm. After enjoying the casual service, we’ll gather outside for a delicious picnic dinner starting at 7:00 pm.

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June 30, 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 15, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
EmptyNesters' Havdalah, Dinner, and Program
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Mix and mingle at our annual summertime Havdalah, dinner, and program. Enjoy wine, cold drinks, and nibbles as we celebrate Jewish singers. We're not just having fun; we're helping the community as we continue our tradition of raising funds for a worthy charity.

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July 23, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
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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July 26, 2017 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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July 27, 2017 / Thursday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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July 28, 2017 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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July 29, 2017 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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July 30, 2017 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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July 31, 2017 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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August 1, 2017 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Travel to Israel with WHC
All day

Rabbis Lustig and Shankman will take you sailing on the Red Sea, crawling through caves on an archaeological dig, hiking a hidden waterfall, floating in the Dead Sea, dining in a Druze village, and walking the alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City. It is also a special opportunity to have your…

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