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March 26, 2019 / Tuesday
WHC
Three Weddings and a Statement
6:30PM— 9:00PM

We love Israel and are concerned about equal rights for all to love in Israel, which is why, in partnership with the Israel Religious Action Center, three Israeli couples will be married at WHC in a triple wedding officiated by rabbis representing Judaism’s different movements. These couples cannot…

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March 26, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday

This event has been canceled.

Education
Infant/Toddler CPR Training
9:30AM—12:30PM

Car seats, baby-proofed house, sunscreen, organic food … You'll do anything to keep them safe, right?

Do you know CPR?

Invest in your family’s safety by learning the basics of Infant and Child CPR with American Heart Association instructor Jay Gruber.

This program,…

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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Study Group
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Connect to your fellow WHC congregants as we explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives.

One of the gifts that Judaism has given the world is the exchange of ideas and insights that can come from chevruta study – study in a…

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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
6:00PM— 6:30PM

JAM (Jewish American Music) gives 3rd through 4th graders the opportunity to learn and perform alternative Jewish music from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Lead by Cantor Bortnick and WHC Song Leader Audrey Katz, no prior experience is necessary and guitar players who are interested in song…

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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 28, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—12:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 29, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
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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March 29, 2019 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat
5:00PM— 6:30PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders 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…

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March 29, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor Manevich and Cantor Bortnick. It's an upbeat, uplifting, and inspiring way to end your week.

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March 30, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
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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March 31, 2019 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple & JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

JBSC: Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Family Passover Program: Parents are invited to join their Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students to lean more about Passover and how to celebrate at home. This program will begin at 10:30 am in the Worship Space.

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March 31, 2019 / Sunday
Education
Amram Scholar Series Presents: Tal Keinan
10:30AM—12:00PM

Tal Keinan, an American-born Israeli fighter pilot who went on to build a highly successful career as a financier in New York and Tel Aviv, will address the alarming decrease in the numbers of Jews worldwide in God Is in the Crowd: Twenty-First-Century Judaism,which is also the title…

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March 31, 2019 / Sunday
Culture & the Arts
Spring Concert: The Music of the Movies
3:00PM— 5:00PM

Join us for this wonderful afternoon of songs as our Cantors entertain us in the music that is the soundtrack to our lives.  Accompanied by a small ensemble, we hope you’ll sing along and let your memories flow.

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April 1, 2019 / Monday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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April 1, 2019 / Monday
Education
WHC Academy: Script 2: The Machzor (Holiday prayer book)
7:00PM— 9:00PM

This year, Washington Hebrew will be using the new Reform Machzor, Mishkan HaNefesh. Join us as we discover what these new pages have to offer. We will dive into the most iconic prayers and will discover how Reform High Holiday prayerbooks have changed over time. What do those changes…

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April 2, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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April 2, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

Read More  ➔
April 3, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Study Group
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Connect to your fellow WHC congregants as we explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives.

One of the gifts that Judaism has given the world is the exchange of ideas and insights that can come from chevruta study – study in a…

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April 3, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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April 3, 2019 / Wednesday
Culture & the Arts
Into the Kitchen: Sephardic Passover
6:30PM— 8:30PM

Learn how to bring spice and new flavors to your seder table at this hands-on cooking class.

During this two-hour, hands-on, course you will learn to make:

  • Braised Lamb Meatballs, Oil-Cured Olives, Ras el Hanout, Harrisa, and Preserved Lemon
  • Persian Jeweled Rice
  • Herb Salad, Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette
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April 3, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Wise Aging
7:00PM— 9:00PM

This Spring, you'll have the opportunity to take part in one of our Wise Aging Groups – a community of up to 12 people in their 50s, 60s, and 70s who will join you in learning the transformative Jewish wisdom that will aid you in navigating the challenges and opportunities of…

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April 4, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—12:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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April 5, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
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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April 5, 2019 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Join us to experience how much fun - and fulfilling - Shabbat can be for families with young children (or grandchildren). Our clergy and music leaders 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…

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April 5, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Macomb St. Shabbat is a soulful Shabbat evening with joy and connection at its center. Come at 6:00 pm for Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion for adults with our clergy, a Shabbat story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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April 6, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
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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April 7, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
9:30AM—12:00PM

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC Hunger Project food packing event. Many of you have already done a food packing and you know how worthwhile it is. For those of you who have not been to a WHC Hunger Project Food Packing, you are in for a…

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April 7, 2019 / Sunday
Volunteer Groups
Mitzvah Day 2019
9:30AM— 3:00PM

Mitzvah Day represents the culmination of our year-long focus on community service and our long-standing commitment to helping the homeless, sick, hungry, and those in need in the D.C. metro area.
Our volunteers lend their time, energy, and compassion to social service agencies working to improve the…

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April 8, 2019 / Monday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

Read More  ➔
April 8, 2019 / Monday
Education
WHC Academy: Script 2: The Machzor (Holiday prayer book)
7:00PM— 9:00PM

This year, Washington Hebrew will be using the new Reform Machzor, Mishkan HaNefesh. Join us as we discover what these new pages have to offer. We will dive into the most iconic prayers and will discover how Reform High Holiday prayerbooks have changed over time. What do those changes…

Read More  ➔
April 9, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

Read More  ➔
April 10, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Wednesday Study Group
1:00PM— 2:00PM

Connect to your fellow WHC congregants as we explore the relevance of ancient Jewish texts on our modern lives.

One of the gifts that Judaism has given the world is the exchange of ideas and insights that can come from chevruta study – study in a…

Read More  ➔