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April 3, 2020 / Friday Tot Shabbat at JBSC 5:30PM— 7:30PM
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News & Current Events

Happy Anniversary to Our "Three Weddings and a Statement" Couples!

On March 26, 2019, WHC and several other community partners welcomed three Israeli couples to Washington, D.C. to get married. This incredible evening, which brought hundreds of people from across the globe to Washington Hebrew, was made possible thanks to our event sponsor, the Richard & Elizabeth Dubin Family Foundation Heritage Fund. Their generosity, along with contributions from hundreds of individual donors and businesses, made for a one-of-a-kind experience. We checked in with each of the couples to see what they've been up to over the past year.Read More  ➔

A Message to the WHC Community

Dear Friends – For all of us, these past ten days have been ones of enormous change and adjustment. Like many of you, my household is very different than it was just a week ago. My husband and I welcomed home three college students, each in various stages of sadness for the experience they are losing and anxiety for what lies ahead. (It has been somewhat jarring to realize that a portion of that anxiety is due to worrying that they will infect their father and me, two adults who don’t feel old enough to warrant special concern!) Read More  ➔

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information and Response

March 24, 2020 Dear WHC Family, We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe. As we have heard from the CDC, what we do over the next several weeks will be critically important to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This is a challenging and uncertain time, and taking our moral, religious, and civic responsibilities very seriously, we know that our actions have never mattered more.  Read More  ➔

Shabbat When You're 'Stuck' at Home

It’s been about a week since many of us started to self-quarantine. As I was thinking about this week’s sermon, I wondered, as we all are- what do we do while we’re stuck at home? What do we do with ourselves when have to stay still and cannot (or at least should not) leave?Read More  ➔