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February 18, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: The Actors - Who Are the Jews?
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 What is it to be a Reform Jew today? How has Israel informed our American Jewish identity? How has the presumption of white-privilege changed our Judaism? How do Jewish men and Jewish women differ? We will explore these questions of identity throughout the month. Join us as we…

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February 19, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 19, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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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February 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 21, 2019 / Thursday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—12:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 25, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 25, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: The Actors - Who Are the Jews?
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 What is it to be a Reform Jew today? How has Israel informed our American Jewish identity? How has the presumption of white-privilege changed our Judaism? How do Jewish men and Jewish women differ? We will explore these questions of identity throughout the month. Join us as we…

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February 26, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 26, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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…

Read More  ➔
February 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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February 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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February 28, 2019 / Thursday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00AM—12:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 3, 2019 / Sunday
Adult Education
Amram Scholar Series Presents: Steven R. Weisman
10:30AM—12:00PM

WHC is proud to present author Steven R. Weisman for a special lecture on his latest book, The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion.

In The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion, journalist Steven R. Weisman tells the dramatic story of how Judaism redefined…

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March 4, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 4, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: Script 1 - The Haggadah
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 American Judaism has published more Haggadot than any other type of Jewish text. Why the need to write, adapt, and re-write? What does this text tell us about the communities who wrote them? What does this text tell us about us, the Jews who sit every year and…

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March 5, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 5, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
WHC Books: "If All the Seas Were Ink" by Ilana Kurshan
7:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us for a WHC Books discussion of Ilana Kurshan's "If All the Seas Were Ink."

On the surface, this award-winning memoir is the story of how the author recovered from her divorce through daf yomi — the daily practice of studying the Talmud — which took her more…

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March 5, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 6, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 6, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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…

Read More  ➔
March 6, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

Read More  ➔
March 6, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 6, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Wise Aging
7:00PM— 9:00PM

This Spring, you'll have the opportunity to take part in one of our Wise Aging Groups – a community of up to 12 people in their 50s, 60s, and 70s who will join you in learning the transformative Jewish wisdom that will aid you in navigating the challenges and opportunities of…

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

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

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March 11, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: Script 1 - The Haggadah
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 American Judaism has published more Haggadot than any other type of Jewish text. Why the need to write, adapt, and re-write? What does this text tell us about the communities who wrote them? What does this text tell us about us, the Jews who sit every year and…

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March 12, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 12, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 13, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

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March 13, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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…

Read More  ➔
March 13, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

Read More  ➔
March 18, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
Conversational Hebrew (Intermediate)
10:00AM—11:30AM

Looking to learn to speak Hebrew without having to master the aleph bet? This innovative method will have you speaking Hebrew at the first class. The ability to read or write Hebrew is not necessary.

Read More  ➔
March 18, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: Script 1 - The Haggadah
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 American Judaism has published more Haggadot than any other type of Jewish text. Why the need to write, adapt, and re-write? What does this text tell us about the communities who wrote them? What does this text tell us about us, the Jews who sit every year and…

Read More  ➔
March 19, 2019 / Tuesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
7:00PM— 8:30PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

Read More  ➔
March 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
Back to Basics
10:00AM—12:00PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism.…

Read More  ➔
March 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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…

Read More  ➔
March 20, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult Education
WHC Attorneys' Study Group
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Discover Jewish insights into the Anglo-American legal system with WHC’s study group for attorneys. The Attorneys’ Study Group will delve into topics such as the relationship between constitutional and Jewish law to shed light on the role Jewish attorneys have played in establishing the rule of law.&…

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March 25, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: Script 1 - The Haggadah
7:00PM— 9:00PM

 American Judaism has published more Haggadot than any other type of Jewish text. Why the need to write, adapt, and re-write? What does this text tell us about the communities who wrote them? What does this text tell us about us, the Jews who sit every year and…

Read More  ➔
March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Adult 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…

Read More  ➔
March 31, 2019 / Sunday
Adult Education
Amram Scholar Series Presents: Tal Keinan
10:30AM—12:00PM

Tal Keinan, an American-born Israeli fighter pilot who went on to build a highly successful career as a financier in New York and Tel Aviv, will address the alarming decrease in the numbers of Jews worldwide in God Is in the Crowd: Twenty-First-Century Judaism,which is also the title…

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April 1, 2019 / Monday
Adult Education
WHC Academy: Script 2: The Machzor (Holiday prayer book)
7:00PM— 9:00PM

This year, Washington Hebrew will be using the new Reform Machzor, Mishkan HaNefesh. Join us as we discover what these new pages have to offer. We will dive into the most iconic prayers and will discover how Reform High Holiday prayerbooks have changed over time. What do those changes…

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