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My Jewish Journey: Froma Sandler

I was introduced to Washington Hebrew Congregation 60 years ago. My husband, Jerry Sandler, attended Religious School through Confirmation, a tradition that was followed by our children and grandchildren who are now fourth generation members.Read More  ➔

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My Jewish Journey - A. Mark Neuman

Prayer matters to me. I love Washington Hebrew Congregation because we are a Congregation that takes prayer seriously. We create a number of different settings and paths to pray. For me, Jewish liturgical music enhances my worship experience.Read More  ➔

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My Jewish Journey: Jacques Berlinerblau

The High Holy Days have the grace to arrive in September or October, during the sunniest weeks of the school year. Academically speaking, that’s the period when everything is suffused with hope, when the potential of every student and teacher seems boundless.Read More  ➔

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My Jewish Journey: Matthew Reiskin

Sitting on the bimah at my son’s Bar Mitzvah, I gaze out at family and friends, and I’m drawn back 40 years. The sanctuary is darker, without stained glass windows. Cantor Garber is queuing me to go to the pulpit. I chant with Rabbi Weinberg at my side, and I can hear my father in my speech.Read More  ➔

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My Jewish Journey: Lewis Wiener

Everyone is wearing white. Boys and girls, teens and adults, all in white, walking, singing, meeting at Crossroads. Camp Eisner, late 1970s. Song leaders leading the procession, leading us to Shabbat. My Jewish journey from religious school, Friday night services with my family, bar mitzvah, confirmation, youth group, NFTY, all led to Crossroads at Camp Eisner and has paved my Jewish path since.Read More  ➔

Faith In Action

Hurricane Harvey Update: Help Is Houston-Bound

The devastation Hurricane Harvey left in its wake is no match for the heart within Washington Hebrew Congregation. As floodwaters rose in Texas, destroying homes, hospitals, businesses, and schools in its path, plans to help came together at WHC. With appreciation and gratitude, we are pleased to share that this past Wednesday morning, a livestock trailer filled to the edges with everything but animals, left the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center for Houston, Texas.Read More  ➔

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