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April 24, 2019 / Wednesday
Special Services
Freedom Seder: An Interfaith Seder for All Generations
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Mark the end of Passover and the celebration of freedom with a special Passover seder dinner at Temple for all WHC members, their family and friends, and our interfaith neighbors.

Individual tickets for this event are $20 per person. As is our tradition, WHC hosts our interfaith community at this…

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April 26, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Passover Festival and Yizkor Service
10:30AM—12:00PM

This service concludes the Passover holiday and gives us another opportunity to come together in prayer as we remember those whose memories live on in our hearts.

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April 26, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Shirei Shabbat (Shabbat of Songs) is a musical, participatory service led by one of our rabbis and featuring the beautiful voices of Cantor Manevich and Cantor Bortnick. It's an upbeat, uplifting, and inspiring way to end your week.

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April 26, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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April 27, 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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April 27, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Wake-Up Tot Shabbat
10:00AM—12:00PM

Join us for a fun, musical, hands-on Shabbat morning experience perfect for young kids and their parents (or grandparents).

We'll begin with a Tot Shabbat service led by Washington Hebrew clergy and amazing Jewish folk-rock musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis.

Children will create (with grown-up assistance) their…

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May 3, 2019 / 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 story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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May 4, 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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May 10, 2019 / Friday
Worship
RJWECC PreK Shabbat
5:30PM— 7:00PM

This special Shabbat service features the Rabbi Joseph Weinberg Early Childhood Center's Pre-K students as they celebrate the culmination of the preschool experience.

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May 10, 2019 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat For Tots
5:30PM— 7:00PM

Join us along the Southwest waterfront for a fun and engaging service led by our clergy and musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis. It’s perfect for the little ones – and will get you on your feet too. We follow the service with a complimentary family-friendly Shabbat dinner,…

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May 10, 2019 / Friday
Worship
District Shabbat
6:15PM— 9:00PM

Much more than a Shabbat service, this is a Shabbat experience led by WHC clergy and internationally celebrated folk-rock musicians Dan Nichols and Alan Goodis. It begins with a “Shot of Torah,” a spirited Torah discussion with our clergy fueled by food and drinks. The high-energy, participatory, musical…

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May 11, 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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May 17, 2019 / Friday
Special Services
Confirmation & Teacher Recognition Shabbat
6:00PM— 8:00PM

This service is the start of a special weekend for WHC’s Confirmation Class. It recognizes the ECC and Religious School teachers who have made the students’ journeys possible, and honors WHC’s teachers who are marking their 18th anniversary at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

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May 18, 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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May 19, 2019 / Sunday
Special Services
Confirmation Service
9:00AM—11:30AM

You are cordially invited to join us at Temple for the 131th Confirmation service. Confirmation is the ceremony through which we recognize and celebrate the importance of continued Jewish education. It is traditionally linked to the festival of Shavuot when the first fruits were brought to be offered at the…

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May 25, 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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May 31, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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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May 31, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shirei Shabbat & Women of WHC Installation Dinner
6:00PM— 8:00PM

The Women of WHC will install and bless their new Officers and Board members during our Shirei Shabbat and celebrate this special transition with a lovely, catered dinner following the service.

Please check back soon for RSVP information.

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May 31, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

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June 1, 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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June 7, 2019 / Friday
Worship
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…

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June 7, 2019 / 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 story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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June 8, 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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June 8, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Tikkun Leil Shavuot: (Re)Claiming Shavuot
7:00PM—10:00PM

One of the most distinctive customs of Shavuot is Tikkun Leil Shavuot, an evening-long study session. Join us as we reclaim this holiday tradition — with some twists that include honoring those who have chosen Judaism through conversion or are raising a Jewish family; creative and traditional learning sessions; and…

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June 9, 2019 / Sunday
Worship
Shavuot Yizkor Service
10:30AM—12:00PM

Shavuot, the last of the Jewish calendar’s festival services, gives us another opportunity to come together in prayer as we remember those whose memories live on in our hearts.

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June 14, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Under The Stars: Camp Sendoff
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Our first outdoor Shabbat service of the season will include a blessing for all campers before they head off on their summer adventures (whether near or far).

This service will be followed by a community dinner.

RSVP in advance for dinner is required.

Please check back soon…

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June 15, 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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June 22, 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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June 28, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for Shabbat outside on our beautiful grounds at Temple on Macomb Street.

(This service will move inside in the event of inclement weather)

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June 28, 2019 / Friday
Worship
2239's Metro Minyan
6:15PM— 9:00PM

This monthly Shabbat evening for young professionals starts with “A Shot of Torah,” an opportunity to study the weekly Torah portion and dive into a discussion. The guitar-led, come-as-you-are service starts at 7:00 pm and is followed by dinner.

Read More  ➔
June 29, 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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July 5, 2019 / 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 story corner for kids, and hot hors-d'oeuvres and drinks for everyone. We will light…

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July 6, 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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July 12, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for Shabbat outside on our beautiful grounds at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center in Potomac, MD.

(This service will move inside in the event of inclement weather)

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July 26, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Under the Stars
6:00PM— 7:30PM

Join us for Shabbat outside on our beautiful grounds at Temple on Macomb Street.

(This service will move inside in the event of inclement weather)

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