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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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February 28, 2020 / Friday Tot Shabbat at Temple 5:00PM— 7:00PM
February 28, 2020 / Friday Shirei Shabbat with Rabbi Gilad Kariv 6:00PM— 7:30PM
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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.

  • Register for our ECCs

    Learn about all our Early Childhood Centers at Temple and JBSC can offer your child. Click here to register or schedule a tour.

  • World Zionist Congress Election

    Do you want to make a difference? The World Zionist Congress Election is our only chance to ensure our Reform voice is heard in Israel. Learn more and "Vote Reform" here.

  • 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. Register today.

  • WHC's Country-Fried Shabbat Purim

    Country music, southern cooking, and sweet tea – It’s a good old fashioned, country-fried Purim at WHC! Come on down to "Old Shushan Road" on Friday, March 6 for Shabbat Purim! Click here to learn more and RSVP.

Upcoming Events

February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Back to Basics
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah,…

February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Hebrew Reading for Adults
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Learn to Play Canasta
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Upper School at Temple
6:30 PM—8:30 PM
February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Fistful of Shekels
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - February 20, 2020

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

Why I Am a Candidate on the ARZA Slate

Like many American Jews in recent years, I often find myself struggling with the policies and decisions of the Israeli government, wincing at comments made by Israeli ministers and leaders who align with the country’s ultra-Orthodox, right-wing factions. These actions and words are objectionable because they ignore and discredit the fundamental Jewish values we are taught: justice, equality, humility, and embracing the stranger. But as American Jews, is there anything we can do about this?Read More  ➔

A Transformative Experience - Reflections from WHC's 8th Grade Civil Rights Trip

The Washington Hebrew Congregation 8th Grade Confirmation Trip, “Journey to Georgia/Alabama 2020” hosted by Rabbi Eliana Fischel, Ira Miller and Yolanda Savage-Narva from Operation Understanding DC proved one of the most profound experiences of my life. Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - February 13, 2020

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

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