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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.

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September 16, 2017 / Saturday
Special Services
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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December 15, 2017 / Friday
Special 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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January 12, 2018 / Friday
Special Services
MLK Shabbat
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Led by all clergy.

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Shabbat service at Temple.

We will host our partner churches and mosques for dinner at 5:30 pm followed by a special 7:00 pm Shabbat service.

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March 2, 2018 / Friday
Special 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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May 18, 2018 / Friday
Special 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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May 20, 2018 / Sunday
Special Services
Confirmation Service
9:00AM—11:30AM

You are cordially invited to join us at Temple for the 130th Confirmation service. Confirmation is the ceremony through which we recognize and celebrate the importance of continued Jewish education. It is traditionally linked to the festival of Shavuot when the first fruits were brought to be offered at the…

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