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February 18, 2019 / Monday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 22, 2019 / Friday
Education
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 24, 2019 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple & JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

4th Grade Mini-Retreat: 4th-grade students at both locations will spend the morning together at JBSC doing Hebrew color-wars. Students who attend Religious School at Temple should arrive at 9:20 to depart for JBSC. The bus will return by noon.

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February 25, 2019 / Monday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 1, 2019 / Friday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 1, 2019 / Friday
Education
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…

Read More  ➔
March 2, 2019 / Saturday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 2, 2019 / Saturday
Education
Basket & Brews: An evening benefiting E-T ECC
7:00PM—10:00PM

Join us for an evening of beer tasting, music, food, fun, and a silent auction to benefit Washington Hebrew Congregation's Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center.

All funds raised from Baskets & Brews will go toward supporting professional development for teachers, community events such as Tot Shabbat, and this year, we…

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March 3, 2019 / Sunday
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 3, 2019 / Sunday
Education
Religious School at Temple & JBSC
9:30AM—12:00PM

JBSC: 6th Grade B'nei Mitzvah Program: Parents and 6th-grade students will attend a program that focuses on preparing for B'nei Mitzvah. There will be a focus on mitzvah projects, studying Torah passages, and learning basic trop skills. Parents will review the B'nei Mitzvah process and will have the…

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March 3, 2019 / Sunday
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
Education
L'Taken Social Justice Seminar
All day

Are you ready to change the world? Then, get excited for the Bernard and Audre Rapoport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), our Confirmation students will have the opportunity to impact our political process as you share your views…

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March 4, 2019 / Monday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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