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Ambassador Wittig on the Opening of “Stolpersteine” at WHC

On Friday, October 27, Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States, spoke at our Shabbat service to celebrate the opening of "Stumbling Stones - Remembrance and Social Sculpture," an exhibit in Washington Hebrew Congregation’s Kreeger Lobby.Read More  ➔


The President's Blog

I am aware that my Rosh Hashanah speech had an impact on many of you. You have written me letters and emails; spoken to me when we have seen each other in the halls of WHC, in restaurants, and on the street; and called me and left voicemail messages. Your response has been overwhelming, heartening, and encouraging. More than anything, it was unexpected.Read More  ➔

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The Sacred Calling: Raising Our Voices in Story & Song

Nearly 150 people responded to the calling of “The Sacred Calling: Raising Our Voices in Story & Song” and came to the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center to celebrate the impact female clergy have made in just over 40 years.Read More  ➔

Faith In Action

Rabbi Lustig: Gun Violence Prayer Vigil Remarks

On Tuesday, October 3, Rabbi Lustig joined local and national religious leaders from many faiths at the Washington National Cathedral for a prayer vigil urging a national conversation to end to gun violence. After the Cathedral’s funeral bell tolled 60 times, once for each life lost outside the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas during the deadliest mass shooting in American history and once for the shooter, Rabbi Lustig spoke to those assembled. We are honored to share his remarks.Read More  ➔