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September 21, 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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September 21, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Selichot
6:15PM— 9:00PM

We invite you to join us as we begin the spiritual odyssey of the High Holy Days as a community.

This year’s Selichot concert will bring Russian-born guitarist Vladimir Fridman to WHC with a program that blends instrumental music and songs from around the world with his…

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September 22, 2019 / Sunday
Special Services
Memorial Service at Memorial Park
10:00AM—12:00PM

During the Days of Awe and reflection, we invite you to join our clergy at our cemeteries to remember and honor the memory of loved ones.

Complimentary round-trip bus transportation from Temple to Memorial Park for the service is available.

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September 27, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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September 27, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

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.

 

Led by Rabbi Shankman, Cantor Bortnick, and Cantor…

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September 28, 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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September 29, 2019 / Sunday
Worship
Erev Rosh Hashanah
All day

Rosh Hashanah Under the Stars
5:00 pm (grounds open at 3:30 pm) at JBSC

Congregational Service*
6:00 pm at Temple using Mishkan HaNefesh, a new Reform High Holy Day prayer book.

Young Professionals – 2239 Service**
7:00 pm at…

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September 30, 2019 / Monday
Worship
Rosh Hashanah Day
All day

Congregational Services*
9:00 am and 11:30 am at Temple

Preschool Services
9:30 am and 11:00 am at Temple

Young Professionals – 2239**
Join us for our 9:00 am or 11:30 am Congregational Services (Note: only 100 tickets are available for the 11:30 am service)

Family Service and Tashlich*
2:00 pm…

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October 4, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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October 4, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat at JBSC
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 4, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us for a soulful Shabbat evening that has joy and connection at its center. It starts with Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion with our clergy for adults, a Shabbat art project for children, and hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks for everyone. The service begins…

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October 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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October 8, 2019 / Tuesday
Worship
Kol Nidre
All day

Congregational Services*
6:00 pm and 8:45 pm at Temple

Family Service
7:00 pm at Temple

Young Professionals – 2239 Service**
8:00 pm at Temple with "last bite" preceding the service at 7:00 pm. BYO dinner, we'll provide soft drinks and snacks (Note new time!)

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October 9, 2019 / Wednesday
Worship
Yom Kippur
All day

Congregational Services*
9:00 am and 11:30 am at Temple

Preschool Services
9:30 am and 11:00 am at Temple

Young Professionals – 2239**
Join us for our 9:00 am or 11:30 am Congregational Services (Note: only 100 tickets are available for the 11:30 am service)

Study Sessions

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October 11, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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October 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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October 14, 2019 / 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 the lulav and etrog.

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October 18, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat at Temple
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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October 18, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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October 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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October 25, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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October 25, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

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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October 25, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:30PM

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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October 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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November 1, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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November 1, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us for a soulful Shabbat evening that has joy and connection at its center. It starts with Chevruta — a deep and engaging Torah discussion with our clergy for adults, a Shabbat art project for children, and hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks for everyone. The service begins…

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November 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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November 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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November 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat at JBSC
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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November 8, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Veterans Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

We dedicate this special Shabbat service to the brave men and women of WHC who have served or currently serve our country.

In lieu of a sermon, the Children's Chorus of Washington will perform a celebratory, patriotic concert immediately after the worship service featuring songs from every branch of…

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November 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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November 15, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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November 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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November 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat at Temple
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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November 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Lay-Led Shabbat Service
5:30PM— 6:30PM

If you are looking for an earlier, smaller Friday night Shabbat service, our cohort of lay leaders can provide you with a meaningful worship experience.

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November 22, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Jewish Book Month Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:45PM

Jewish Book Month is the perfect time for us to honor Ellen Share, who served as WHC's librarian for more than 20 years. Please join us and our clergy to give Ellen a special blessing during our Shabbat service and as we celebrate her at a festive oneg following…

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