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August 23, 2019 / 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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August 23, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:30PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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August 24, 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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August 30, 2019 / 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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August 30, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Under the Stars - Goodbye Summer, Welcome Back to WHC
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for our last outdoor Shabbat service of the season as we say goodbye to summer.

(This service will move inside in the event of inclement weather)

The service will be followed by a joyful community dinner. 

The service is free, but separate registration…

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August 31, 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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September 6, 2019 / 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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September 6, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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September 6, 2019 / Friday
ECC Maryland
Welcome Back Tot Shabbat & Family Dinner
5:30PM— 7:30PM

Meet and reconnect with your ECC community at our first Tot Shabbat and family dinner of the school year. Discover how our clergy can make going to Friday night services a fun, fulfilling, interactive event for families with young children (or grandchildren).

The evening begins with an engaging, interactive…

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

Join us for a soulful Shabbat evening that has joy and connection at its center. It starts with Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion with our clergy for adults, a Shabbat art project for children, and hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks for everyone. The service begins…

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September 6, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Dinner With Empty Nesters
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Celebrate Shabbat with a delicious dinner, dessert, and drinks with the EmptyNesters.

This event costs $35 per person and includes a delicious catered Shabbat dinner, dessert, and wine!

Registration for this event is now at capacity. Please keep an eye on our calendar for other EmptyNester events coming…

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September 7, 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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September 8, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Hershey Park Trip
8:00AM— 6:00PM

Ride into the new year with WHECTY on a day-trip to Hershey Park.

This trip is open to students in grades 8-12 and includes transportation and park admission.

Bus will depart JBSC at 8:00 am and return at 6:00 pm.

Your registration fee includes admission to the park and…

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September 8, 2019 / Sunday
Faith In Action
Unity Walk
2:00PM— 6:00PM

Explore, taste, celebrate, and learn as the houses of worship and religious centers along Embassy Row open their doors to the community. Start at Temple and continue at your own pace. You’ll find food to sample, volunteer projects, musical performances, and beautiful architecture. The Unity Walk brings people…

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September 9, 2019 / Monday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

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September 10, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

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September 10, 2019 / Tuesday
Groups & Activities
Fistful of Shekels Meeting
6:30PM— 7:30PM

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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September 10, 2019 / 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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September 11, 2019 / 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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September 11, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

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September 11, 2019 / 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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September 11, 2019 / Wednesday
Faith In Action
Community Issues / Social Action Meeting
7:30PM— 8:30PM

Join committee members each month for an in-depth discussion of social action issues and to plan social justice and interfaith relationship-strengthening events/activities.

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September 11, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Jews & Genetics: Looking at Our History Through Our Heredity
7:30PM— 9:00PM

Nadine Epstein shares her efforts to discover her family that had vanished over many generations.

She utilized genealogical sleuthing, DNA and genetic testing, as well as “cousin-fishing” to reassemble her family tree. Her adventures took her to shtetls and cities in Eastern Europe and introduced her to…

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September 12, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for…

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September 12, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
11:00AM—12:00PM

Learn to read prayers in Hebrew instead of only reading the transliteration, or keep up with your kids as they learn Hebrew at Religious School.

This new course will have you learning the aleph-bet and reading Hebrew in no time.

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September 13, 2019 / 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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September 13, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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September 14, 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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September 14, 2019 / Saturday
WHC
Shabbat at the Shapiros' - Family Havdalah BBQ
5:30PM— 7:30PM

For the first “Shabbat at the Shapiros” of the 2019-2020 programming year, Nell and Ed invite you to bring your families for a casual, family Havdalah barbecue in their backyard.

With a ping-pong table, basketball hoop, and trampoline to entertain, and a great community to connect with,…

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September 15, 2019 / Sunday
Faith In Action
Hunger Project Packing
1:00PM— 3:00PM

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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September 16, 2019 / Monday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

Read More  ➔
September 17, 2019 / Tuesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

Read More  ➔
September 17, 2019 / 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  ➔
September 18, 2019 / 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&…

Read More  ➔
September 18, 2019 / Wednesday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for you?…

Read More  ➔
September 18, 2019 / 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  ➔
September 19, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

Learn to speak Hebrew — or practice and improve your fluency — without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking in the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. 

Not sure which is best for…

Read More  ➔
September 19, 2019 / Thursday
Education
Hebrew Reading for Adults
11:00AM—12:00PM

Learn to read prayers in Hebrew instead of only reading the transliteration, or keep up with your kids as they learn Hebrew at Religious School.

This new course will have you learning the aleph-bet and reading Hebrew in no time.

Read More  ➔
September 19, 2019 / Thursday
Groups & Activities
Jews & Chocolate: A Historical Love Affair
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Join the Women of Washington Hebrew for a sweet start to the New Year. Sheilah Kaufman, author of more than two dozen cookbooks will join us to demonstrate and share her knowledge on all things chocolate. She will even explain why if there were no Jews, there would be no…

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September 20, 2019 / 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  ➔
September 20, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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  ➔
September 20, 2019 / Friday
Education
Welcome Back Tot Shabbat & Family Dinner
5:30PM— 7:30PM

Meet and reconnect with your ECC community at our first Tot Shabbat and family dinner of the school year. Discover how our clergy can make going to Friday night services a fun, fulfilling, interactive event for families with young children (or grandchildren).

The evening begins with an engaging, interactive…

Read More  ➔
September 21, 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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