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Recognition and Honor for WHC President David Astrove

This week, more than 5,000 Reform Jewish clergy, professionals, and lay leaders are gathering in Boston for the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Biennial, a five-day conference that helps shape the future of the Reform Movement.Read More  ➔


The President's Blog

This month, several of our clergy, senior staff, Board members, and I will attend the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Biennial conference in Boston. Held every other year, the Biennial brings 5,000 Reform Jews from across North America together under one roof to explore connections, share experiences, learn, pray, and shape the future of the Reform Movement. More than anything, it is an extraordinary reminder that we are part of a much larger community of Reform Jews.Read More  ➔

Culture & the Arts, Shabbat Services, Special Events

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  ➔