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August 14, 2020 / Friday Virtual Shabbat Evening Service 6:00PM— 7:00PM
August 15, 2020 / Saturday Virtual Shabbat Morning Service 10:30AM—12:00PM
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News & Current Events

Introducing: Ezra Jordan Abbott-Fischel

Dear Washington Hebrew Family,  I am thrilled to announce that on Saturday, July 25, at 10:23 am, Eric and I welcomed our beautiful son, Ezra Jordan, to the world. Ezra is an adorable, alert, and active boy. He loves to kick and watch the world and is taking it all in.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - August 6, 2020

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

The Journey to Becoming B’nei Mitzvah

August began with one of WHC's favorite traditions -- our Adult b'nei mitzvah service. This year, six individuals shared this right of passage during a virtual Zoom service with our clergy and their teacher, Gerdy Trachtman. Prior to the big day, each shared a few words about their journey:Read More  ➔

Rabbi Shankman's "Favorite Chicken" Recipe

This is the basic breaded chicken recipe my family ate on many Friday evenings growing up. As it was a family favorite, and often requested, we've always called it "Favorite Chicken"!Read More  ➔