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The President's Blog

On June 2, 2016, I became the President of Washington Hebrew Congregation, and on June 3, 2018, my term will end. It has been a wonderful two years for me. So much has happened for which I am proud, however, I certainly recognize that the vast majority of what takes place at Washington Hebrew Congregation is because of our exceptional clergy and professional staff. I am grateful for the opportunity I have had to work with such talented and dedicated people. To prepare for this column, I reviewed the speech I gave at the Annual Meeting in June 2016 when I was installed as President. In that speech, I presented three goals for my term as President of the Congregation.Read More  ➔

Faith In Action

Now is the Time to Act to End Gun Violence

On Friday, March 23, Washington Hebrew Congregation hosted the Reform movement for a moving and powerful Shabbat for Our Lives. It was a service led by our own teens who partnered with peers from around the region and were joined by students from Margery Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. They were backed by some of the musical voices of our Movement, and we were inspired by their words and their conviction to join in the March for Our Lives and bring an end the epidemic of gun violence that plagues our nation. The following is an excerpt of an essay I shared through Jewish Women International.Read More  ➔