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A community of the heart, we are a spiritual, educational and social home for Reform Jews in the Washington, D.C. region and a powerful voice for the values of our faith.

Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God Micah 6:8
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November 22, 2019 / Friday Tot Shabbat at Temple 5:00PM— 7:00PM
November 22, 2019 / Friday Lay-Led Shabbat Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Falls Rd. Shabbat

    Once a month, every month at JBSC!

    Click here to learn more about this musical, joyful, and engaging Shabbat experience taking place monthly in Potomac.

  • Women of WHC's Holiday Boutique

    Ready, Set, Shop! The Women of WHC's annual Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction return Sunday, December 8 & Monday, December 9.

     Click here to learn more.

  • Congregational Conversations: Deborah Lipstadt's "Antisemitism: Here and Now"

    Join us throughout the fall and winter for monthly discussions of Deborah Lipstadt's latest book, Antisemitism: Here and Now. 

    Click here to learn more and to RSVP.

Upcoming Events

November 22, 2019 / Friday
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30 PM—6:30 PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

November 22, 2019 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
November 22, 2019 / Friday
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15 PM—9:30 PM
November 22, 2019 / Friday
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00 PM—7:00 PM
November 22, 2019 / Friday
Jewish Book Month Shabbat
6:00 PM—7:45 PM
November 22, 2019 / Friday
Congregational Conversations: Deborah Lipstadt's "Antisemitism: Here and Now"
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - November 20, 2019

Congratulations to our WHC members on their recent simchas and celebrations.Read More  ➔

What Are Your Favorite Jewish Books?

November is Jewish Book Month. Since we are known as the “people of the book,” we asked some of the biggest Jewish bibliophiles we know (our clergy) to list five books they think everyone who wants to better understand Judaism should read. Then, each selects their favorite and tell us why.                    Read More  ➔

The Joy of Shabbat

The people of Israel shall keep Shabbat, observing Shabbat throughout the ages as a covenant for all time. It is a sign for all time between Me and the people of Israel. For in six days Adonai made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day God ceased from work and was refreshed.” (Mishkan T’filah: A Reform Siddur) — and celebrated!Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - November 13, 2019

Congratulations to our WHC members on their recent simchas and celebrations.Read More  ➔