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Investing in Our Infrastructure: Why Congregations Matter Now More Than Ever

The recent issue of the CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis, included an article written by Rabbi Aaron Miller. For this special symposium on millennial engagement, Rabbi Miller wrote about Investing in Our Infrastructure: Why Congregations Matter Now More Than Ever. We are pleased to share this article with you.Read More  ➔

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The President's Blog

Spring has officially arrived in Washington, D.C. It is a season marked by renewal, rebirth, color, and warmth. It is also graduation season. Graduation, whether from preschool, grade school, high school, college, or beyond, presents an opportunity for children and young adults to reflect on their achievements and set goals for the future.  Read More  ➔

Israel Engagement

A Letter from Anat Hoffman

Dear Friends, Tuesday, May 2nd is Israel's 69th Independence Day. I invite you to join me in celebrating the existence of the only Jewish state on the planet. Why? Because only in Israel can we input our Jewish values into the national GPS and let those values help navigate us to our destination.Read More  ➔

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100 Years Ago: WHC and America's Entry into World War I

One hundred years ago, on April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked the U.S. Congress to issue a declaration of war on Germany due to that nation’s on-going belligerent activities against American shipping. On April 6, 1917, the Congress declared war on Germany to “make the world safe for democracy,” plunging the United States into World War I.Read More  ➔

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The President's Blog

In the 10 months since I was installed as President, it has impressed and heartened me to experience how much our members care about this Congregation.  You care about what we do, when we do it, and how we do all that we do.   About a year ago, we embarked on a new initiative, “WHC 175: Envision Our Future,” to help us establish a direction to focus our efforts to remain a relevant and vital Reform Jewish synagogue.Read More  ➔