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September 8, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
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 21, 2017 / Thursday
Family Services
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
Family Services
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
Family Services
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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September 29, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
Kol Nidre Family Service
7:00PM— 8:00PM

At Family services, our clergy and song leader — with participation from Religious School students — use a High Holy Day prayer book created especially for elementary school-age children and families. Filled with meaningful prayers, music, and stories, this worship experience brings families together and helps connect children to their…

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September 30, 2017 / Saturday
Family Services
Yom Kippur 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 30, 2017 / Saturday
Family Services
Yom Kippur 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 30, 2017 / Saturday
Family Services
Yom Kippur Family Service
2:00PM— 3:00PM

At Family services, our clergy and song leader — with participation from Religious School students — use a High Holy Day prayer book created especially for elementary school-age children and families. Filled with meaningful prayers, music, and stories, this worship experience brings families together and helps connect children to their…

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September 30, 2017 / Saturday
Family Services
Yom Kippur Teen Service
3:15PM— 4:15PM

Topical, interactive, and creative, this service gives high school students a meaningful way to connect to their faith and teshuvah (repentance). Designed each year by and for high school students, it weaves liturgy and music with messages and themes to engage teens (and their parents who sometimes accompany them).

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October 6, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
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 27, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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November 3, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
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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November 10, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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December 1, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
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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December 15, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
Shabbat Hanukkah
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by all clergy.

Celebrate Hanukkah with your WHC family! Our clergy will provide a special hands-free worship experience with a visual tefilah displayed onscreen. Bring your hanukkiyah to light and watch how the glow from the candles infuses our worship with warmth.

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December 22, 2017 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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January 5, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
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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January 26, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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February 2, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
5:30PM— 7:00PM

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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February 23, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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March 2, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Shabbat Purim
7:00PM— 8:00PM

Led by all clergy.

At the Shabbat service closest to Purim, we read Megillat Esther and make a ton of noise every time Haman's name is mentioned. Children and adults alike come to Temple dressed in costumes to go along with our annual theme.

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March 23, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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April 6, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
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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April 27, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

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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May 4, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
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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May 18, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
Confirmation & Siyum Sefer Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by all clergy.

Join us as we celebrate the culmination of our year. Our Confirmation students will lead this special Shabbat service where we will recognize our 3rd grade students for completing their first year of Hebrew studies at WHC. We will also recognize teachers who have completed 18…

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June 1, 2018 / Friday
Family Services
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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