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September 24, 2018 / Monday
Worship
Sukkot Festival Service
10:30AM—12:00PM

The first of the New Year’s festival services will include psalms,
music, Torah readings, and of course, shaking of the lulav and
etrog.

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September 25, 2018 / Tuesday
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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

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September 25, 2018 / 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.
Join us for…

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September 25, 2018 / Tuesday
Education
Back To Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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September 26, 2018 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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September 26, 2018 / 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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

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September 26, 2018 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM - WHC's Youth Choir
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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September 26, 2018 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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September 27, 2018 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

For intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, exercise your conversational skills on Thursdays at JBSC from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

This course, which is intended for intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, will give you the opportunity to practice your Hebrew in a fun and friendly environment. Focusing on speaking skills only,…

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September 27, 2018 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
11:15AM—12:15PM

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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

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September 28, 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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September 28, 2018 / Friday
Education
Tot Shabbat
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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September 28, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

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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September 28, 2018 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

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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September 28, 2018 / Friday
WHC
Shabbat at the Shapiros'
7:00PM— 9:00PM

WHC President Nell Shapiro and her husband Ed invite you to join them at their home for Shabbat at the Shapiros' -- a warm, casual Friday night dinner at their home where members of the WHC community can connect and get to know each other.

You know…

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September 29, 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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September 30, 2018 / Sunday
Education
Consecration
10:00AM—11:00AM

In addition to the blessing our new Religious School students receive on the bimah during the Rosh Hashanah Family
Service, we mark the start of their formal Jewish educational journey at Washington Hebrew Congregation with a special
ceremony. Parents and family members are invited to join us. Our…

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September 30, 2018 / Sunday
WHC
Simchat Torah Block Party
11:00AM—12:45PM

We invite the entire congregation to join us for a block-party style celebration for Simchat Torah.

Highlights will include a concert led by musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis, delicious fare from local food trucks, face painting, adult text study sessions, and more!

This event is free and…

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September 30, 2018 / Sunday
Education
8th Grade Simchat Torah After Party
1:00PM— 2:00PM

After spending the morning as “Security” for the Simchat Torah Block Party and Concert, enjoy some time just with
your 8th-grade friends. We’ll provide food, drinks and a cool and comfortable place to hang out.

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October 2, 2018 / Tuesday
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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

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October 2, 2018 / Tuesday
Education
Back To Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

Read More  ➔
October 3, 2018 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

Read More  ➔
October 3, 2018 / 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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

Read More  ➔
October 3, 2018 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM - WHC's Youth Choir
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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October 3, 2018 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
An Evening With Nell Scovell
6:30PM— 8:30PM

Wine, Dine, and Enjoy with the Women of WHC!

You’ve almost certainly laughed at Nell Scovell’s jokes — you just didn’t know it until now. For more than 30 years, she has written for some of TV&…

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October 3, 2018 / Wednesday
Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins for these ideas with Back to Basics.

Taught by Gerdy Trachtman, retired WHC Religious School Associate Principal, you’ll find yourself ready to dig deep and find a…

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October 3, 2018 / Wednesday
Education
Wise Aging
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Join a community to plan for the next stage of your life. Learn skills and Jewish wisdom to deal with life’s challenges. Developed with the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, WHC’s Wise Aging will help you make the changes you need to experience a deeper sense of…

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October 4, 2018 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate/Advanced)
10:00AM—11:00AM

For intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, exercise your conversational skills on Thursdays at JBSC from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

This course, which is intended for intermediate and advanced Hebrew speakers, will give you the opportunity to practice your Hebrew in a fun and friendly environment. Focusing on speaking skills only,…

Read More  ➔
October 4, 2018 / Thursday
Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
11:15AM—12:15PM

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 bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from…

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October 5, 2018 / Friday
Education
Confirmation Trip to NYC
All day

From the Lower East Side to the Upper West Side, Confirmands will experience "Jewish New York" with our clergy and staff.

Date: Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7
Buses Leave: Friday at 5:00 am SHARP from Temple…

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October 5, 2018 / Friday
Education
Wise Aging
9:00AM—11:00AM

Join a community to plan for the next stage of your life. Learn skills and Jewish wisdom to deal with life’s challenges. Developed with the
Institute for Jewish Spirituality, WHC’s Wise Aging will help you make the changes you need to experience a deeper sense…

Read More  ➔
October 5, 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.

Read More  ➔
October 5, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
5:30PM— 7:30PM

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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October 5, 2018 / 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 art project for children, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. Our service begins at 6:30…

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October 6, 2018 / Saturday
Education
Confirmation Trip to NYC
All day

From the Lower East Side to the Upper West Side, Confirmands will experience "Jewish New York" with our clergy and staff.

Date: Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7
Buses Leave: Friday at 5:00 am SHARP from Temple…

Read More  ➔

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October 6, 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 &…

Read More  ➔