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February 25, 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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February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Fistful of Shekels
6:30PM— 8:30PM

WHC's Fistful of Shekels (FOS) Israel Investment Club is for members who are interested in supporting Israel through buying stock in Israeli companies. It is also an interesting way to learn more about Israel's economy and about investments. The club meets quarterly for dinner and socializing and to discuss our…

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February 25, 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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February 25, 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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February 25, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
Be Your Best Self With Brandon Farbstein
7:00PM— 9:00PM

WHC is proud to welcome Brandon Farbstein to share his inspirational story with our community.

At just 20, Brandon is a renowned empowerment and TEDx speaker, Gen Z activist, and author. Brandon was diagnosed with a rare form of dwarfism at the age of 2, and he has turned his experience…

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February 26, 2020 / Wednesday
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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February 26, 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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February 26, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
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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February 26, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
7:00PM— 9:00PM

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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February 26, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Kindergarten Readiness Workshop
7:30PM— 9:30PM

"Kindergarten Readiness" — What does that even mean??

There are so many pressures on children to succeed, and what we read on the blogs can make a parent feel like their child will never be ready for kindergarten.

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February 27, 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 ...">

February 27, 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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February 28, 2020 / Friday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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February 28, 2020 / Friday
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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 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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February 28, 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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February 29, 2020 / Saturday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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February 29, 2020 / Saturday
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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 1, 2020 / Sunday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 1, 2020 / Sunday
Education
Amram Scholar Series Presents: Kirsten Fermaglich
10:30AM—12:30PM

At a time when immigration, assimilation, and anti-Semitism are at the forefront of our minds, the Amram Scholar Series will present a lecture on the history of Jewish name changing in America.

Join us to hear Professor Kirsten Fermaglich, who teaches history and Jewish Studies at Michigan State University,…

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March 1, 2020 / Sunday
Education
WHC READY - Part Two
12:30PM— 3:30PM

Are you READY to walk onto your college campus as a proud, Reform Jewish student? Are you READY to engage in conversations with peers about important, sometimes difficult, political, or social issues? Are you READY to speak up for yourself if someone tries to exclude you because you believe that…

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March 2, 2020 / Monday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 2, 2020 / Monday
Education
How To... Pursue Social Justice
7:00PM— 9:00PM

In this course, we will immerse ourselves in the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world

Over 4 weeks, we will examine the issues of gun violence, the responsibility to care for the environment, immigration, and economic justice, all through a Jewish lens. You will leave…

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March 3, 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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Did y...">

March 3, 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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March 3, 2020 / Tuesday
Education
How To... Find Wholeness in Jewish Living
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Back by popular demand for Spring 2020 and now at JBSC!

Through textual and experiential learning, this class provides the time, space and tools to address many of life’s “How To’s”: How to say yes/no and how to mean it; How to forgive; How…

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March 4, 2020 / Wednesday
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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March 4, 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  ➔
March 4, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
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 ...">

March 4, 2020 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
7:00PM— 9:00PM

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 ...">

March 5, 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 ...">

March 5, 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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March 6, 2020 / Friday
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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 6, 2020 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Purim
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Country music, southern cooking, and sweet tea,
It’s a good old fashioned, country-fried Purim at WHC.

The “Old Country Road” leads to Macomb Street,
Where Esther, Mordechai, Ahaseurus, and Haman will all meet.

In boots, bandanas, and cowboy hats,…

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March 7, 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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March 7, 2020 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Progressive Purim Prep Program
5:00PM—10:30PM

Join us for WHECTY’s Purim Prep Program! For the first time in the history of Washington Hebrew Congregation we will be setting up and running TWO Purim Carnivals at two different locations!

We need the help of our 8-12 graders to make this the best Purim ever!&…

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