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May 29, 2018 / Tuesday
Life Cycle Events
Bereavement Support Group
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Limited in size to eight participants, the program will be held at Temple at 7:00 pm on Tuesdays, from April 24 - May 29. The program recognizes each person’s unique way of grieving and provides a confidential and respectful environment for the bereaved to explore their feelings, begin working through complex…

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May 30, 2018 / 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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June 1, 2018 / 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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June 2, 2018 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Rabbi Miller.

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…

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June 3, 2018 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
10:00AM—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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June 3, 2018 / Sunday
WHC
The Annual Meeting of Washington Hebrew Congregation
7:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us for the 166th Annual Meeting of Washington Hebrew Congregation. This year's meeting will feature the election and installation of Nell Shapiro - President, Officers, and new Board members.

A dessert reception will follow the meeting.

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June 5, 2018 / Tuesday
Life Cycle Events
Bereavement Support Group
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Limited in size to eight participants, the program will be held at Temple at 7:00 pm on Tuesdays, from April 24 - May 29. The program recognizes each person’s unique way of grieving and provides a confidential and respectful environment for the bereaved to explore their feelings, begin working through complex…

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June 6, 2018 / 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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June 8, 2018 / 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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June 8, 2018 / Friday
Early Childhood
Tot Shabbat at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
5:30PM— 7:30PM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

Our clergy make going to Friday night services a fun, fulfilling event for families with young children (or grandchildren). Join us for Tot Shabbat, a half-hour service – open to the community – that teaches Jewish prayers, traditions, and rituals through songs, stories, and art…

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June 8, 2018 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars & Camp Send-Off at JBSC
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Rabbi Shankman.

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds at both Temple and JBSC, we hold Shabbat Under the Stars outside.

Our first Shabbat Under the Stars of the…

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June 9, 2018 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Rabbi Lustig.

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…

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June 9, 2018 / Saturday
Community Issues/Social Action
Capital Pride Parade
3:30PM— 7:30PM

Join your WHC family as we celebrate LGBTQ+ pride at the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9. Pride is the District’s biggest and most colorful festival to celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community.…

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June 10, 2018 / Sunday
Early Childhood
ECC End of the Year Bash
10:00AM— 1:00PM

Rides, inflatables, games, entertainment, face painters, food, and so much more.
It’s a fundraiser you and your little ones won’t want to miss.
All-inclusive wristbands give kids unlimited rides, turns in the inflatables, and games (adults,…

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June 10, 2018 / Sunday
Education
Healthy Aging Forum: Navigating Life's Choices
12:00PM— 5:15PM

Embrace the process of aging at a special day of learning. Emphasizing active and positive aging through healthy lifestyle choices, the Healthy Aging Forum will feature a vendor fair and interactive workshops with expert facilitators.

Kojo Nnamdi, host of the Kojo Nnamdi…

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June 15, 2018 / 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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June 15, 2018 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Home Dinner with Empty Nesters
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Join us for Shabbat dinner at the home of one of your fellow Empty Nesters. The host provides the main course and the guests bring all the side dishes, desserts, and wine.

Click here to sign up to be a host.…

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June 16, 2018 / Saturday
Worship
Early Torah Study
9:00AM—10:00AM

Led by Rabbi Lustig.

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…

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June 19, 2018 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Fistful of Shekels Meeting
6:30PM— 9:00PM

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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June 22, 2018 / 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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June 22, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

Led by Rabbi Miller, 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.

Dinner is $12 if…

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June 22, 2018 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Home Dinner with the Boomers
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Celebrate Shabbat with a family-style dinner hosted by one of your fellow boomers. Over a delicious pot-luck meal, we will enjoy an evening of conversation and togetherness.

The cost of this event is FREE, but RSVP is required.

Please Click…

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June 23, 2018 / 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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June 24, 2018 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
10:00AM—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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June 29, 2018 / 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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June 29, 2018 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars at Temple
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Led by Rabbi Miller.

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds at both Temple and JBSC, we hold Shabbat Under the Stars outside.

In the event of inclement weather, this service…

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June 30, 2018 / 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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July 6, 2018 / 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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July 7, 2018 / 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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July 13, 2018 / 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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July 13, 2018 / Friday
Special Services
Shabbat Under the Stars at JBSC
6:00PM— 7:00PM

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds at both Temple and JBSC, we hold Shabbat Under the Stars outside.

In the event of inclement weather, this service will be held indoors.

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July 14, 2018 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Havdalah, Dinner, and Program With EmptyNesters
6:00PM—10:00PM

With wine, cold drinks, and nibbles, followed by a wonderful dinner and great entertainment, this annual program is a delightful way to spend a warm summer evening. Our guest entertainer this year is Past President, Dick Kaufmann, who will sing songs that we all can relate to immediately. And we're…

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July 20, 2018 / 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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