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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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May 24, 2019 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
May 24, 2019 / Friday Shabbat Evening Service 6:00PM— 7:30PM
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  • ECC Registration Now Open

    Registration for the 2019-2020 school year at our Early Childhood Centers at Temple and JBSC is now open. Enroll by February 15 for your chance to win $1,000 off tuition. All new and returning families are eligible. Register now.

  • Religious School Registration

    Secure your child's spot in our inclusive and dynamic Religious School! With parallel programs for children in Pre-K through 12th-grade at both Temple and JBSC, we're well suited to meet your family's needs. Discover why our parents and students love Religious School and register today.

  • Camp Keetov

    A summer of fun, friendship, and amazing experiences await your child at Camp Keetov in D.C. and Maryland! Learn more and register your child today!

Upcoming Events

May 22, 2019 / Wednesday
RJWECC Closed - Parent/Teacher Conferences
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
May 22, 2019 / Wednesday
WHC Attorneys' Study Group
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
May 22, 2019 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
May 22, 2019 / Wednesday
WHECTY Banquet
6:30 PM—8:00 PM
May 24, 2019 / Friday
Lay-Led Service
5:30 PM—6:30 PM
May 24, 2019 / Friday
Shabbat Evening Service
6:00 PM—7:30 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - May 22, 2019

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

Lag BaOmer - A Time to Celebrate and Reflect

And from the day on which you bring the sheaf of elevation offering (Omer) — the day after the Sabbath — you shall count off seven weeks. They must be complete: you must count until the day after the seventh week — fifty days; then you shall bring an offering of new grain … (Leviticus 23:15-16)Read More  ➔

Rabbi Lustig Delivers Prayer Before Congress

Both the United States Senate and House of Representatives begin each day's session with an opening prayer, a custom that originated during the Continental Congress. House and Senate chaplains usually perform this duty, but occasionally, a guest chaplain is recommended by a Member of Congress to give the opening prayer.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - May 15, 2019

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