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January 18, 2020 / Saturday
[uncategorized]
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

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January 20, 2020 / Monday
Faith In Action
MLK Day of Service
10:00AM— 1:00PM

Volunteer! Make your day off from work and school a "day on" for tikkun olam with volunteers in the interfaith community to help those in need. Working together, we will build on our foundation of a shared commitment to making the world a better place.

We have…

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January 20, 2020 / Monday
Faith In Action
Hunger Project Packing
11:00AM— 1:00PM

Put on a hairnet and join us to make a real impact on hunger in our community. All ages are welcome as we work together to package nutritious meals for those in need. Help support the Capital Area Food Bank, the Maryland Food Bank, and Bread for the City. SSL…

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January 21, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

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January 21, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Did you ever want to be able to read the prayers in Hebrew instead of reading the transliteration? Or perhaps you want to be able to keep up with what your kids (or grandkids) are learning in Religious School?

If…

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January 21, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

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January 21, 2020 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Learn to Play Canasta
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Join the Women of WHC and learn how to play Canasta.

This 6-week program will spend the first 4 weeks focusing on how to play the game with help from an expert instructor. The last 2 weeks will be for us to practice what we learn.

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January 22, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Torah Study
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives with our weekly Wednesday Study Group. This spring, we will discover Pirkei Avot, the Teachings of our Ancestors, through a social justice lens. Join us for a light lunch and deep discussion about how this text can inform the…

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January 22, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph…

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Have ...">

January 22, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

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January 23, 2020 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph…

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Have ...">

January 23, 2020 / Thursday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
11:00AM—12:00PM

Did you ever want to be able to read the prayers in Hebrew instead of reading the transliteration? Or perhaps you want to be able to keep up with what your kids (or grandkids) are learning in Religious…

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
Education
9th Grade Retreat
All day

Our second retreat is the one that every WHC student wants to be at – A Jewish View of Love, Relationships and Sexuality, which will be held Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26. We are proud to have run this retreat for almost 30 years, and it continues to be ahead…

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
[uncategorized]
Mah Jongg
10:30AM— 4:00PM

Spend your day engaged in the thrilling game of Mah Jongg! Game play starts at 10:30 am. The end time is flexible, and if there's enough interest, the games will continue until 4:00 pm.

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat at Temple
5:00PM— 7:00PM

Our clergy make going to Friday night services a fun, fulfilling event for families with young children (or grandchildren). We begin with an engaging, interactive Tot Shabbat service, which lasts about a half hour and teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and art projects.

A family-style…

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
[uncategorized]
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Led by our cantors, Shirei Shabbat is a spiritual, musical, and uplifting way to end the week. With upbeat tunes, some new music, and more English, this “Shabbat of Songs” is certain to engage and delight.

 

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January 24, 2020 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:30PM

Led by Rabbi Miller and Rabbi Fischel, the evening begins at 6:15 pm with "A Shot of Torah," an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into some serious (and not so serious) Jewish discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are Shabbat service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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January 24, 2020 / Friday

This event has been canceled.

WHC
Shabbat at the Shapiros'
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Sign up to join a small group for an informal Shabbat dinner at the home of Washington Hebrew Congregation president Nell Shapiro and her husband, Ed. You know you have membership at WHC in common. Discover what else connects you, share what you find meaningful in Temple life, and discuss…

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January 25, 2020 / Saturday
Education
9th Grade Retreat
All day

Our second retreat is the one that every WHC student wants to be at – A Jewish View of Love, Relationships and Sexuality, which will be held Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26. We are proud to have run this retreat for almost 30 years, and it continues to be ahead…

Read More  ➔
January 25, 2020 / Saturday
[uncategorized]
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week &…

Read More  ➔
January 26, 2020 / Sunday
Education
9th Grade Retreat
All day

Our second retreat is the one that every WHC student wants to be at – A Jewish View of Love, Relationships and Sexuality, which will be held Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26. We are proud to have run this retreat for almost 30 years, and it continues to be ahead…

Read More  ➔
January 28, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

Read More  ➔
January 28, 2020 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
JAM: WHC's Youth Show Choir
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Our show choir is much more than your average junior choir! Fun, friendly, and led by Cantor Bortnick, we sing alternative Jewish music from the U.S., Israel, and around the world. Join us this fall so we are ready to perform at an interfaith choral festival hosted by WHC…

Read More  ➔
January 28, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Did you ever want to be able to read the prayers in Hebrew instead of reading the transliteration? Or perhaps you want to be able to keep up with what your kids (or grandkids) are learning in Religious School?

If…

Read More  ➔

Did y...">

January 28, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

Read More  ➔
January 28, 2020 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Learn to Play Canasta
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Join the Women of WHC and learn how to play Canasta.

This 6-week program will spend the first 4 weeks focusing on how to play the game with help from an expert instructor. The last 2 weeks will be for us to practice what we learn.

Read More  ➔
January 29, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Torah Study
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives with our weekly Wednesday Study Group. This spring, we will discover Pirkei Avot, the Teachings of our Ancestors, through a social justice lens. Join us for a light lunch and deep discussion about how this text can inform the…

Read More  ➔
January 29, 2020 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM: WHC's Youth Show Choir
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Our show choir is much more than your average junior choir! Fun, friendly, and led by Cantor Bortnick, we sing alternative Jewish music from the U.S., Israel, and around the world. Join us this fall so we are ready to perform at an interfaith choral festival hosted by WHC…

Read More  ➔
January 29, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph…

Read More  ➔

Have ...">

January 29, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism. Through holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, beginning Hebrew literacy, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Those interested may become an adult B&…

Read More  ➔
January 30, 2020 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph…

Read More  ➔

Have ...">

January 30, 2020 / Thursday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
11:00AM—12:00PM

Did you ever want to be able to read the prayers in Hebrew instead of reading the transliteration? Or perhaps you want to be able to keep up with what your kids (or grandkids) are learning in Religious…

Read More  ➔
January 31, 2020 / Friday
[uncategorized]
Mah Jongg
10:30AM— 4:00PM

Spend your day engaged in the thrilling game of Mah Jongg! Game play starts at 10:30 am. The end time is flexible, and if there's enough interest, the games will continue until 4:00 pm.

Read More  ➔
January 31, 2020 / Friday
[uncategorized]
Mah Jongg
10:30AM— 4:00PM

Spend your day engaged in the thrilling game of Mah Jongg! Game play starts at 10:30 am. The end time is flexible, and if there's enough interest, the games will continue until 4:00 pm.

Read More  ➔
January 31, 2020 / Friday
[uncategorized]
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

Read More  ➔

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