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September 8, 2017 / Friday
Early Childhood
Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
5:30PM— 7:00PM

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 after the service at an oneg, which features healthy snacks and a craft project relating to…

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September 12, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Campus Confidential
7:00PM— 9:30PM

Georgetown Professor and Director of the Center for Jewish Civilization Jacques Berlinerblau talks about what the college experience is like today — an experience which is radically different from the one that parents of high school seniors might be familiar with.

Lingering on the crisis of professorial employment, the…

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September 12, 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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September 13, 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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September 13, 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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September 14, 2017 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

For intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, exercise your conversational skills at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center 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…

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September 14, 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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September 17, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

All Grades at Temple and JBSC
Pick-up your class assignments.

3rd Grade Parents Meeting at Temple
As your children begin their formal education, learn more about the WHC Hebrew curriculum from Stephanie Tankel, Director of Religious Education.

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September 18, 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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September 19, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
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 19, 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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September 24, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

3rd Grade Parents Meeting at JBSC
As your children begin their formal Hebrew education, learn more about the WHC Hebrew curriculum from Stephanie Tankel, Director of Religious Education.

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September 24, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Peace Benches
1:00PM— 4:00PM

Our WHC 8th graders will join 8th graders of other faiths to build and decorate "peace benches" that share messages of hope, unity, and freedom.

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

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September 25, 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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September 26, 2017 / Tuesday
Education
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30PM— 6:00PM

Hebrew School Open House
Meet your child's Hebrew teacher today from 5:15 - 6:00 pm and learn more about our Hebrew program.

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September 26, 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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September 27, 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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September 27, 2017 / Wednesday
Education
Hebrew School at Temple
4:30PM— 6:00PM

Hebrew School Open House
Meet your child's Hebrew teacher today from 5:15 - 6:00 pm and learn more about our Hebrew program.

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September 27, 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…

Read More  ➔
September 28, 2017 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

For intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, exercise your conversational skills at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center 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…

Read More  ➔
September 28, 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  ➔
October 3, 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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October 4, 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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October 4, 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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October 5, 2017 / Thursday
Education
Orchard Trip for Families with Young Children
9:00AM—12:00PM

Go on a hayride, shake a lulav and etrog, pick pumpkins, play in the dirt, and hear stories about Sukkot's symbols and traditions. This is a great opportunity for families to spend time together and connect what we eat to Jewish life.

Registration for this event will open soon.…

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October 6, 2017 / Friday
Education
Confirmation: New York City Trip
All day

From the Lower East Side to the Upper West Side, Confirmands will experience "Jewish New York" with our clergy and staff.

Date: Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8
Buses Leave: Friday at 5:00 am SHARP from Temple and 5:30 am SHARP from the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
Buses…

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October 6, 2017 / Friday
Early Childhood
Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
5:30PM— 7:30PM

Our clergy make going to Friday night services a fun, fulfilling event for families with young children (or grandchildren). Join us for Tot Shabbat, a half-hour service – open to the community – that teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and art projects. Continue that feeling of…

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October 7, 2017 / Saturday
Education
Confirmation: New York City Trip
All day

From the Lower East Side to the Upper West Side, Confirmands will experience "Jewish New York" with our clergy and staff.

Date: Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8
Buses Leave: Friday at 5:00 am SHARP from Temple and 5:30 am SHARP from the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
Buses…

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October 8, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Confirmation: New York City Trip
All day

From the Lower East Side to the Upper West Side, Confirmands will experience "Jewish New York" with our clergy and staff.

Date: Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8
Buses Leave: Friday at 5:00 am SHARP from Temple and 5:30 am SHARP from the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
Buses…

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October 8, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
Post Confirmation: Sukkot in Hershey Park
9:00AM— 7:00PM

Join us as Hershey Park transforms into a giant Sukkot festival! Thousands of Jews from the whole area come together to enjoy the rides and celebrate Sukkot in the park! This is a "private" event just for Jewish groups!

Registration for this event will open soon. Please check back…

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October 8, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Consecration Ceremony for Religious School Students
9:30AM—12:00PM

In addition to the blessing our new Religious School students receive on the bimah during the Rosh Hashanah Family Service, we mark the start of their formal Jewish educational journey at Washington Hebrew Congregation with a special ceremony in the building where they attend Religious School. Parents and family members…

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October 8, 2017 / Sunday
Education
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 9, 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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October 10, 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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October 11, 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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October 11, 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…

Read More  ➔
October 15, 2017 / Sunday
Education
Consecration Ceremony for Religious School Students
9:30AM—12:00PM

In addition to the blessing our new Religious School students receive on the bimah during the Rosh Hashanah Family Service, we mark the start of their formal Jewish educational journey at Washington Hebrew Congregation with a special ceremony in the building where they attend Religious School. Parents and family members…

Read More  ➔
October 16, 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…

Read More  ➔
October 16, 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…

Read More  ➔
October 17, 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…

Read More  ➔
October 18, 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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