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September 24, 2018 / 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 of the lulav and
etrog.

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September 28, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

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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September 28, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

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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September 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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September 30, 2018 / Sunday
Special Services
Consecration
10:00AM—11:00AM

In addition to the blessing our new Religious School students receive on the bimah during the Rosh Hashanah Family
Service, we mark the start of their formal Jewish educational journey at Washington Hebrew Congregation with a special
ceremony. Parents and family members are invited to join us. Our…

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October 5, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
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 5, 2018 / 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 art project for children, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. Our service begins at 6:30…

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October 6, 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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October 13, 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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October 19, 2018 / Friday
Worship
National Refugee Shabbat Featuring Cathedra
6:00PM— 7:00PM

Through their voices and spirit, Cathedra, the professional choir of the Washington National Cathedral, will help bring attention to and show compassion for the families who now call America “home.” We will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect with the Jewish movement for…

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October 19, 2018 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

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 your voice in prayer with internationally celebrated…

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October 20, 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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October 26, 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.

A family-style…

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October 26, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

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.

Read More  ➔
October 26, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Metro Minyan
6:15PM—10:00PM

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 27, 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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November 2, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat
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 2, 2018 / 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 art project for children, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. Our service begins at 6:30…

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November 3, 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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November 10, 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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November 16, 2018 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

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 your voice in prayer with internationally celebrated…

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November 17, 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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November 24, 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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November 30, 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…

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November 30, 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.

A family-style…

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November 30, 2018 / Friday
Worship
The 1,000,000th Meal: A WHC Hunger Project Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Join us to celebrate an amazing accomplishment — the WHC
Hunger Project will pack its one millionth meal this fall. We
will honor those who helped start the project more than six
years ago and celebrate those who have kept it going to help
us reach…

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December 1, 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 7, 2018 / Friday
Worship
Macomb St. Shabbat Hanukkah
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Celebrate the sixth night of Hanukkah with your WHC family. The Caps brought the Stanley Cup home to D.C. Now, we need your help to bring the “Yiddishe Cup” to WHC! A yiddishe kop is someone who is a good Jewish thinker, and
we are calling…

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December 8, 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 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.

This…

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