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

Led by Cantor Bortnick.

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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July 8, 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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July 14, 2017 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Cantor Bortnick.

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 15, 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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July 22, 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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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
Worship
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 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
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 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 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
Worship
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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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 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 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 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
Worship
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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September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Preschool Service
11:00AM—11:30AM

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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September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service
11:30AM— 1:30PM

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 Family Service and Tashlich
2:00PM— 3:00PM

Casting breadcrumbs into a moving body of water is a centuries-old custom of the Jewish people. As the breadcrumbs move away with the currents, we unburden ourselves of regret and symbolically purify our bodies and souls. Our Tashlich ceremony is held outside, behind Temple, immediately following the Rosh Hashanah family…

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