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December 14, 2018 / Friday
Worship
The Afro-Semitic Experience Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Co-founded by an African-American jazz pianist and a Jewish-American jazz bassist in 1998, The Afro-Semitic Experience is a band that combines an eclectic array of styles, sophisticated musicianship, good songwriting, deep grooves, and years of friendship with a simple message: unity in the community.

Service led by Rabbi Lustig

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December 15, 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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December 21, 2018 / Friday
Worship
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. An oneg …

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December 21, 2018 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat
5:30PM— 8:00PM

Led by Rabbi Lustig and Rabbi Shankman

District Shabbat combines the high energy of Washington and the deep spirituality of Shabbat to create this downtown Shabbat experience for all ages. Dive into the week’s Torah portion with Washington Hebrew’s clergy over drinks and hot hors-d'oeuvres. Lift…

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December 22, 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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December 28, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Joint Shabbat Service at Temple Micah
6:00PM— 7:00PM

The final Shabbat service of the year is a rotating “joint venture”
between Washington Hebrew Congregation, Adas Israel,
Temple Micah, and Temple Sinai.

The service will take place at Temple Micah in NW Washington.

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December 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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January 4, 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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January 5, 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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January 11, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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January 12, 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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January 18, 2019 / Friday
Worship
MLK Shabbat Dinner and Service
5:30PM— 9:00PM

Social justice and advocacy are among the central tenets of Reform Judaism, and each January we remember Dr. King with a weekend dedicated to his legacy, beginning with Shabbat, when we invite our community partner churches and mosques to join us for dinner and a special interfaith Shabbat service.

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January 18, 2019 / Friday
Special Services
MLK Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM
January 19, 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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January 25, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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January 25, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 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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January 26, 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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February 2, 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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February 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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February 8, 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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February 9, 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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February 16, 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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February 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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February 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 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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February 23, 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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