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August 25, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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 9, 2017 / Saturday
Adult Groups
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
Interfaith
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 15, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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 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 22, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
22-39
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
22-39
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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 6, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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 22, 2017 / Sunday
Adult Groups
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 27, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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
Adult Groups
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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October 30, 2017 / Monday
Adult Groups
Sisterhood Monthly Meeting and Boutique Prep
10:00AM—11:00AM

We are just a couple weeks away from this year's fabulous Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction. Join us to learn how you can get involved (it's never too late!) and make this our most successful year yet.

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November 1, 2017 / Wednesday
Adult Groups
Couples Club Literary Happy Hour
7:30PM— 9:30PM

Read. Sip. Discuss. Sip. Gather with friends for a conversation about a compelling book.

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

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November 3, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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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November 3, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
Shabbat Dinners in Members' Homes with EmptyNesters
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…

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November 10, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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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November 10, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
Shabbat Squared a Joint Project of 2239 and Sixth & I
6:15PM— 9:00PM

WHC's Rabbi Miller and Sixth & I's Rabbi Shira will merge their Shabbat services to create this annual Friday night experience for Jewish young professionals.

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

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November 12, 2017 / Sunday
Adult Groups
Sisterhood's Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction
9:30AM— 6:00PM

Prepare your holiday shopping lists — Sisterhood’s Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction has something for everyone. More than 50 vendors will brings collections of jewelry, clothing, accessories, home gifts, food, Judaica, and more to the Boutique. The Silent Auction will offer opportunities to bid on luxury hotel stays, tickets…

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November 13, 2017 / Monday
Adult Groups
Sisterhood's Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction
9:30AM— 6:00PM

Prepare your holiday shopping lists — Sisterhood’s Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction has something for everyone. More than 50 vendors will brings collections of jewelry, clothing, accessories, home gifts, food, Judaica, and more to the Boutique. The Silent Auction will offer opportunities to bid on luxury hotel stays, tickets…

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November 14, 2017 / Tuesday
Adult Groups
Sisterhood's Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction
9:30AM— 6:00PM

Prepare your holiday shopping lists — Sisterhood’s Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction has something for everyone. More than 50 vendors will brings collections of jewelry, clothing, accessories, home gifts, food, Judaica, and more to the Boutique. The Silent Auction will offer opportunities to bid on luxury hotel stays, tickets…

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November 16, 2017 / Thursday
Interfaith
InterFaith Concert
7:00PM—10:00PM

Singers, musicians, and dancers from diverse faith traditions will grace the bimah as we celebrate the sacred at the annual InterFaith Concert. In addition to a line up of diverse performances, Rabbi Lustig and Ambassador Peter Wittig of the Federal Republic of Germany will receive special honors for their commitment…

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November 17, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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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November 17, 2017 / Friday
Adult Groups
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 membership at Washington…

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November 19, 2017 / Sunday
Adult Groups
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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November 20, 2017 / Monday
Adult Groups
Sing-a-Long and Lunch With the Prime Timers
12:30PM— 2:30PM

Join Cantors Manevich and Bortnick for an afternoon of your favorite tunes from Broadway, Sinatra, and more.

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

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November 23, 2017 / Thursday
Adult Groups
Volunteer! Community Thanksgiving Dinner
10:00AM— 2:00PM

Give your time on Thanksgiving to prepare, serve, or clean up at our interfaith community Thanksgiving Dinner, held for those at WHC and our neighboring houses of worship who find themselves alone on this holiday.

Registration for this volunteer effort will open soon. Please check back for more information.…

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November 23, 2017 / Thursday
Adult Groups
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
12:00PM— 2:00PM

If you do not have plans for your Thanksgiving meal, we invite you to come to our Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 24 at 12:00 pm at Annunciation Catholic Church. Sponsored by the Interreligious Council in partnership with WHC, Annunciation Catholic Church,…

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