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February 17, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Grandma's Yiddish
9:30AM—11:30AM

Remember when Yiddish was part of the family and certain warm, fuzzy words and phrases would creep into discussions? Or when Yiddish was used so you couldn't understand what was going on because, well, you were just a child? And finally, there were those Yiddish phrases meant to convey stronger…

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February 22, 2019 / 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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February 23, 2019 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY's Clash of the Classes
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Rescheduled from January 12.

Which grade will reign supreme? Find out on at our annual color war for the coveted Clash of the Classes trophy! This year' we're headed back to ZavaZone in Rockville for the ultimate competition. Compete against your friends on their Ninja Warrior…

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February 24, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
1:00PM— 3:00PM

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC Hunger Project food packing event. Many of you have already done a food packing and you know how worthwhile it is. For those of you who have not been to a WHC Hunger Project Food Packing, you are in for a…

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March 1, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Women of WHC Literary Group: "Bucharest Diary" by Alfred Moses
10:00AM—12:00PM

Join the Women of WHC for a discussion on "Bucharest Diary" by Alfred Moses.

Alfred Moses served as the U.S. ambassador to Romania during the Clinton administration from 1994 to 1997, just a few years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. During this time, Romania faced economic paralysis and…

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March 1, 2019 / 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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March 3, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Prime Timers Amram Lecture & Lunch
10:30AM—12:30PM

Join us for our Amram Scholar Series featuring Steven Weisman, author of The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion followed by lunch with your fellow Prime Timers.

Checks can be made payable to Washington Hebrew Congregation and sent to:

Marsha Humphries
3935 Macomb St…

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March 3, 2019 / Sunday

This event has been canceled.

Groups & Activities
Jr. ETY All Fired Up at Temple
12:00PM— 1:30PM

All Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders who attend Religious School at Temple are invited to stay after Sunday School for a fun afternoon with All Fired up!  All students will get to take home their own pottery that they paint. This event costs $25 and includes lunch and all activities.…

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March 8, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR TheVent
All day

The most fun NFTY-MAR event of the year includes social action programming and a huge color war on Saturday night. Spend an amazing weekend connecting with 300 other teenagers from our region.

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March 8, 2019 / 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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March 9, 2019 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR TheVent
All day

The most fun NFTY-MAR event of the year includes social action programming and a huge color war on Saturday night. Spend an amazing weekend connecting with 300 other teenagers from our region.

Click here to learn more…

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March 10, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR TheVent
All day

The most fun NFTY-MAR event of the year includes social action programming and a huge color war on Saturday night. Spend an amazing weekend connecting with 300 other teenagers from our region.

Click here to learn more…

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March 10, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Potluck & Planning With The Boomers
5:00PM— 7:00PM

Join the Boomers for their annual planning meeting and potluck. This is where we will decide on fun events for the upcoming year. Just bring a dish, your appetite, and your good ideas!

Please e-mail Jeanne Fleming to RSVP for this…

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March 13, 2019 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
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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March 15, 2019 / 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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March 17, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC's Totally 80's Purim Carnival
12:00PM— 3:00PM

Don’t miss our ‘80s-themed Purim Carnival filled with fun for all ages: inflatables, carnival games (for both older and younger children), cotton candy, pizza, hamantashen, and much more.

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March 22, 2019 / 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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March 27, 2019 / Wednesday
Groups & Activities
JAM Rehearsal
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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March 29, 2019 / 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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March 31, 2019 / Sunday
Culture & the Arts
Spring Concert: The Music of the Movies
3:00PM— 5:00PM

Join us for this wonderful afternoon of songs as our Cantors entertain us in the music that is the soundtrack to our lives.  Accompanied by a small ensemble, we hope you’ll sing along and let your memories flow.

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April 3, 2019 / Wednesday
Culture & the Arts
Into the Kitchen: Sephardic Passover
6:30PM— 8:30PM

Learn how to bring spice and new flavors to your seder table at this hands-on cooking class.

During this two-hour, hands-on, course you will learn to make:

  • Braised Lamb Meatballs, Oil-Cured Olives, Ras el Hanout, Harrisa, and Preserved Lemon
  • Persian Jeweled Rice
  • Herb Salad, Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette
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April 5, 2019 / 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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April 7, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
9:30AM—12:00PM

You are cordially invited to participate in a WHC Hunger Project food packing event. Many of you have already done a food packing and you know how worthwhile it is. For those of you who have not been to a WHC Hunger Project Food Packing, you are in for a…

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April 7, 2019 / Sunday
Volunteer Groups
Mitzvah Day 2019
9:30AM— 3:00PM

Mitzvah Day represents the culmination of our year-long focus on community service and our long-standing commitment to helping the homeless, sick, hungry, and those in need in the D.C. metro area.
Our volunteers lend their time, energy, and compassion to social service agencies working to improve the…

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April 12, 2019 / 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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April 13, 2019 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
ETY & Club 56 Parents Night Out
5:00PM— 9:00PM

3rd, 4th-, 5th-, and 6th-graders are invited to bring their friends and come hang out with us for a night of games, a movie, and a whole lot of snacks! Parents -- this allows you to have a night out!

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April 14, 2019 / Sunday

This event has been canceled.

Groups & Activities
Jr. ETY All Fired Up at JBSC
12:00PM— 1:30PM

All Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders who attend Religious School at Temple are invited to stay after Sunday School for a fun afternoon with All Fired up!  All students will get to take home their own pottery that they paint. This event costs $25 and includes lunch and all activities.…

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April 14, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Women's Seder
4:00PM— 7:00PM

There’s something incredibly empowering and affirming about attending a seder led by and for women. Before you sit down at your family seder, join Rabbi Shankman, Cantor Bortnick, and Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Michelle Citrin for our Women’s Seder. Michelle’s funky, soulful, folk-pop sound, powerful music,…

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April 15, 2019 / Monday
Groups & Activities
Prime Timers Lunch & Movie Screening
12:30PM— 2:30PM

Join us for lunch and a movie with your fellow Prime Timers.

Checks can be made payable to Washington Hebrew Congregation and sent to:

Marsha Humphries
3935 Macomb St NW
Washington, DC 20016

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April 19, 2019 / 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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April 19, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
2239 Passover Seder
7:00PM— 9:00PM

Can’t make it home for Passover this year? Join the 2239 community for a lively, young professionals seder to celebrate the Jewish story of redemption.

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April 25, 2019 / Thursday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
All day

NFTY-MAR’s final event of the year is a chance to say farewell to the senior class, elect new leadership and spend some time reflecting on the year that is ending and looking ahead to the future. Join us at URJ Camp Harlam for an unforgettable weekend of memories.…

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April 26, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
All day

NFTY-MAR’s final event of the year is a chance to say farewell to the senior class, elect new leadership and spend some time reflecting on the year that is ending and looking ahead to the future. Join us at URJ Camp Harlam for an unforgettable weekend of memories.…

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April 26, 2019 / 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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April 27, 2019 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
All day

NFTY-MAR’s final event of the year is a chance to say farewell to the senior class, elect new leadership and spend some time reflecting on the year that is ending and looking ahead to the future. Join us at URJ Camp Harlam for an unforgettable weekend of memories.…

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April 28, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
All day

NFTY-MAR’s final event of the year is a chance to say farewell to the senior class, elect new leadership and spend some time reflecting on the year that is ending and looking ahead to the future. Join us at URJ Camp Harlam for an unforgettable weekend of memories.…

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April 28, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Post Passover Pizza Party With Couples Club
5:00PM— 7:00PM

Mark the end of Passover with all things chametz at a post-Passover pizza party. Kids are welcome to join in on the fun as we dine on several delicious types of pizza.

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May 3, 2019 / 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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May 3, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
WHECTY Shabbat Dinner & Town Hall Meeting
6:00PM— 8:00PM

All 8th- through12th-graders are invited for Shabbat dinner and our annual Town Hall meeting. Whether you are applying for WHECTY Board for 2019-2020 or interested in learning more,
everyone is welcome.

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May 4, 2019 / Saturday
Groups & Activities
Xtreme Bowling With Club 56
3:00PM— 5:00PM

All 3rd 4th, 5th, and 6th graders are invited to come out to our last Club 56 event of the year at Bowlero in Bethesda. Join us for an evening of Xtreme Bowling with your friends.

All students should be dropped off at Bowlero at 3 pm and picked up at 5…

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May 5, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Mah Jongg Tournament
10:00AM— 4:00PM

With three options — a full-day Regular Tournament, a half-day Junior Tournament, and a Maj 101 Learning Session — our “day of maj” will offer something for players at every level, from
“mah jongg mavens” to those who have never touched a tile.

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May 5, 2019 / Sunday

This event has been canceled.

Groups & Activities
ETY Israel Adventure
12:00PM— 2:00PM

This event has been canceled. Students in 3rd and 4th grades are invited to join us for a bowling outing with Club56 on Saturday, May 4.  Please contact Ira Miller with any questions.

Take a journey through…

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May 5, 2019 / Sunday
Groups & Activities
Theater Outing With The Boomers
2:00PM— 5:00PM

Join The Boomers for a trip to the Lansburgh Theatre in DC for a matinee performance of the play Oslo.

An optional, self-pay dinner at Clydes in Chinatown will follow the show. Please specify interest in this dinner when you RSVP.

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May 10, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Women of WHC Literary Group: "The Rain Watcher" by Tatiana de Rosnay
10:00AM—12:00PM

Join us for a discussion of Tatiana de Rosnay's new novel that The New York Times calls, “hypnotic, passionate, ominous and tender—unforgettable.” Set in Paris, The Rain Watcher is a

heartbreaking and uplifting story of family secrets that unfold amid a devastating natural disaster.

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May 10, 2019 / 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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May 10, 2019 / Friday
Groups & Activities
Shabbat Home Dinner With EmptyNesters
7:00PM—10:00PM

Join us for Shabbat dinner at the home of one of your fellow Empty Nesters. The host provides the main course and the guests bring all the side dishes, desserts, and wine.

Please check back soon for RSVP information.

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