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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.

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November 24, 2017 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
November 24, 2017 / Friday Shirei Shabbat 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    If you do not have plans for your Thanksgiving meal, we invite you to come to our Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23 at Annunciation Catholic Church. Sponsored by the Interreligious Council in partnership with WHC, Annunciation Catholic Church, and St. Alban's Episcopal Church, we offer companionship and community. Learn more.

  • Step Into the Holiday Kitchen

    Kick your culinary skills and holiday menus up a notch! WHC and L'Academie de Cuisine are partnering to offer an exclusive Hanukkah cooking class on Thursday, November 30 in L'Academie's professional kitchen. Join us.

  • JAM on the Bimah

    This musical service at Temple on Friday, December 1 will feature our talented junior choir, JAM, and a small instrumental ensemble. JAM will join Cantors Manevich and Bortnick on the bimah to lead the service, singing contemporary Jewish music for our prayers, and presenting a sermon-in-song. Learn more.

  • Family Hanukkah Concert

    Bring your friends, aunts/uncles/cousins, and grandparents, too, and prepare to throw out the rules when Billy Jonas hits the stage on Saturday, December 2 at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center. A Billy Jonas concert is funky folk music for the whole family. Get ready to participate, because at this concert, the ensemble is…everyone! Learn more.

  • Visioning Survey

    During our celebration of Simchat Torah, we turned the page and started reading the Torah anew. In the same spirit, we ask you to look at Temple with fresh eyes and help shape the future of WHC by completing our Visioning survey.

Upcoming Events

November 24, 2017 / Friday
Shirei Shabbat
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Led by Cantors Manevich and Bortnick.

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor…

November 24, 2017 / Friday
Lay-Led Service
5:30 PM—6:30 PM
November 24, 2017 / Friday
Thanksgiving - Offices and ECCs Closed at Temple and JBSC
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
November 25, 2017 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
November 25, 2017 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
November 25, 2017 / Saturday
Afternoon Service & Havdalah
5:30 PM—7:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - November 22, 2017

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - November 15, 2017

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

Ambassador Wittig on the Opening of “Stolpersteine” at WHC

On Friday, October 27, Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States, spoke at our Shabbat service to celebrate the opening of "Stumbling Stones - Remembrance and Social Sculpture," an exhibit in Washington Hebrew Congregation’s Kreeger Lobby.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - November 8, 2017

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

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