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September 17, 2017 / Sunday
Religious 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 19, 2017 / Tuesday
Religious 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 24, 2017 / Sunday
Religious 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
Religious 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 26, 2017 / Tuesday
Religious 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 27, 2017 / Wednesday
Religious 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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October 6, 2017 / Friday
Religious 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 7, 2017 / Saturday
Religious 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
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
Religious 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 15, 2017 / Sunday
Religious 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 22, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

6th Grade Walking Tour - Temple
6th-grade students and their parents will participate in a walking tour of historical Jewish Washington. The tour is led by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington. Watch your email and the Shofar Blast for more information.

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October 22, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
9th-Grade Scavenger Hunt
10:00AM— 1:00PM

Join us for a fun day in D.C. as we explore the city and learn about the Jewish value of "welcoming the stranger."

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

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October 22, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
Post Confirmation Sunday Dinner
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Several times during the year, our Post Confirmation students will gather for a Sunday dinner and discussion at someone's home. We hope you'll join us for a great dinner and a relaxed evening.

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

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October 29, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

3rd Grade Family Religious School at Temple
3rd Grade parents (and/or other special adults) are invited to join us as we learn how to infuse Judaism into our lives 24/7.

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October 29, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
8th-Grade Monument Program
10:00AM— 2:00PM

8th graders will spend a fun day in downtown D.C. exploring three of the city's most popular monuments and learning about the Jewish values that are "hidden" throughout.

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

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November 5, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
Religious School at Temple and JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

Pre-K Gan at Temple and JBSC
Pre-K Gan will meet at both locations.

3rd Grade Family Religious School at JBSC
3rd Grade parents (and/or other special adults) are invited to join us as we learn how to infuse Judaism into our lives 24/7.

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November 10, 2017 / Friday
Religious Education
9th-Grade Retreat
All day

Our 9th-grade Self Esteem Retreat is one of the most powerful and important programs we offer our teens. With the support of licensed professionals, our activities allow each individual to understand their own unique qualities and provide a safe environment to learn about and discuss how low self-esteem affects teenagers…

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November 11, 2017 / Saturday
Religious Education
9th-Grade Retreat
All day

Our 9th-grade Self Esteem Retreat is one of the most powerful and important programs we offer our teens. With the support of licensed professionals, our activities allow each individual to understand their own unique qualities and provide a safe environment to learn about and discuss how low self-esteem affects teenagers…

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November 12, 2017 / Sunday
Religious Education
9th-Grade Retreat
All day

Our 9th-grade Self Esteem Retreat is one of the most powerful and important programs we offer our teens. With the support of licensed professionals, our activities allow each individual to understand their own unique qualities and provide a safe environment to learn about and discuss how low self-esteem affects teenagers…

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November 17, 2017 / Friday
Religious Education
5th-Grade Shabbaton
6:00PM— 9:00AM (Next day)

Our 5th grade students will spend the night at Temple participating in an exciting program focusing on gematria (Hebrew numerology) and holiness. Families are invited to join us for services and dinner (for a nominal fee). Students unable to spend the night can be picked up on Friday evening before…

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

5th Grade
No 5th grade classes at Temple and JBSC

Sunday Stuffing
Join us at Temple at 1:00 pm as we prepare Thanksgiving meals for families at Abram Simon Elementary School as well as other projects to benefit those in need in our community. Watch the Shofar Blast,…

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December 1, 2017 / Friday
Religious Education
8th-Grade Retreat
All day

The first 8th-grade retreat is always an incredible experience as our students get their first chance to be part of a full retreat weekend! This weekend will be spent strengthening the sense our community, enjoying camp together, and learning about each individual’s personal and Jewish identities. Students will…

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December 1, 2017 / Friday
Religious Education
6th-Grade Retreat
5:00PM—12:00AM (Next day)

The 6th grade retreat serves as the first step into the full-scale retreat program at WHC. As the first retreat away from Temple, it will be used to build community, create new friendships, and engage the 6th graders with Washington Hebrew in a way that goes beyond the classroom.…

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December 2, 2017 / Saturday
Religious Education
6th-Grade Retreat
12:00AM— 8:00PM

The 6th grade retreat serves as the first step into the full-scale retreat program at WHC. As the first retreat away from Temple, it will be used to build community, create new friendships, and engage the 6th graders with Washington Hebrew in a way that goes beyond the classroom.…

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