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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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January 25, 2019 / Friday Tot Shabbat 5:00PM— 6:30PM
January 25, 2019 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Winter Weather Update: January 15

    WHC offices at both Temple and JBSC and our ETECC in DC will be open on time on Tuesday, January 15. Our RJWECC in Potomac will open at 10:15 am. 

  • Spring Into WHC

    Check out all the wonderful programming we have planned for the first half of 2019 in our Spring Programming Guide. From worship experiences to social and educational programs, to tikkun olam -- there is something for everyone this spring at WHC.

  • 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 January 15 for your chance to win $5,000 off tuition. All new and returning families are eligible. Register now.

  • MLK Weekend

    Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special interfaith Shabbat service on Friday, January 18 and by volunteering at our MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 21.

    Click here to learn more about MLK Weekend at WHC.

Upcoming Events

January 21, 2019 / Monday
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
9:30 AM—12:00 PM

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC Hunger Project food packing event. Many of you have already done a food packing and you know how worthwhile it is.…

January 21, 2019 / Monday
E-T ECC and RJWECC Closed - MLK Day
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
January 21, 2019 / Monday
NFTY-MAR Winter Kallah
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
January 21, 2019 / Monday
MLK Day of Service
10:00 AM—1:00 PM
January 22, 2019 / Tuesday
Back to Basics
7:00 PM—8:30 PM
January 22, 2019 / Tuesday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

News & Current Events

Help for Those Impacted by the Government Shutdown

Whether you are furloughed, working without pay, or otherwise affected by the ongoing Government shutdown, we know this may be a stressful time.  Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - January 16, 2019

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

Another Chance to Get It Right

"Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right!" — Oprah Winfrey. I love the optimism and stark realism of Oprah Winfrey’s toast. The New Year is a time for reflection, for reassessment, and for a renewed focus on getting it right. It is the time to look at what was and, with hope in our hearts, to think about what can be.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - January 9, 2019

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