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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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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!

  • 131st Confirmation Service

    You are cordially invited to join us at Temple on Sunday, May 19 for the 131st Confirmation service. Designed and led by our Confirmation Class, this special service will recognize the achievements of this year's Confirmands. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

May 20, 2019 / Monday
12 Jewish Questions: A (Re)Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

What do I believe about God? What happens after we die? How do I succeed at failure? How do I rest when I have no time? As adults, we all…

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

News & Current Events

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  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - May 8, 2019

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

A New Director for the E-T ECC

Washington Hebrew Congregation is pleased to announce that Miryam Buchler will be the new Director of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center beginning July 15, 2019, for the start of our 2019-2020 academic year. Miryam brings to this position exceptional experience as an early childhood director and educator at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (Mandel JCC) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. We look forward to her leadership and energy in furthering the innovative educational pedagogy that has distinguished the E-T ECC.Read More  ➔