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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 30 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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November 22, 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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November 23, 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 23, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
Learners' Minyan & Brunch
10:30AM—12:30PM

Why is everyone bowing? Why did she just close her eyes? What am I singing about?

Join Rabbi Eliana Fischel and Cantor Susan Bortnick for a deep dive - both spiritually and intellectually - to make prayer more meaningful. Learners' Minyan is for all backgrounds: whether you are…

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November 29, 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 30, 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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December 6, 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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December 6, 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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December 7, 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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December 13, 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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December 13, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Squared
6:00PM— 9:00PM

WHC’s Metro Minyan and Sixth & I’s 6th in the City merge their respective Shabbat services to create a special Friday night experience for D.C.’s young professional community.

6:00 pm – Happy Hour
6:15 pm — Shot of Torah

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December 13, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Falls Road Shabbat
6:00PM— 9:00PM

If you like Macomb St. Shabbat, then you will LOVE Falls Rd. Shabbat!

The evening begins with Chevruta — an in-depth and engaging Torah discussion with our clergy for adults, an activity for children, and hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks for everyone.

The service will have…

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December 14, 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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December 20, 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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December 20, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Shabbat Hanukkah: A Festival of Light Sabers
6:00PM— 8:00PM

Hanukkah begins on Sunday, December 22, but our Festival of Light Sabers — and the final Star Wars film — will premiere two days before. Join us for a festive Shabbat Hanukkah visual tefilah service.

After the service, stop by The Cantina to fuel up, and see if you have…

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December 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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December 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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December 27, 2019 / Friday
Worship
Annual Joint Shabbat Service
6:00PM— 8:00PM

The final Shabbat service of the year is a rotating "joint venture" between WHC, Adas Israel, Temple Micah, and Temple Sinai.

This year's service will take place at Adas Israel.

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December 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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December 28, 2019 / Saturday
Worship
2239's Mimosa Minyan
10:30AM—12:30PM

Join the WHC community for a Shabbat Morning service followed by a mimosa and bagel brunch and a "Shot of Torah" with our 2239 Young Professionals community.

10:30am: Shabbat Service
11:30am: Brunch and Shot of Torah

Shot of Torah &…

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January 3, 2020 / 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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January 3, 2020 / 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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January 4, 2020 / 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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January 11, 2020 / 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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January 24, 2020 / 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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February 7, 2020 / 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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February 28, 2020 / 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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March 20, 2020 / Friday
Worship
Tot Shabbat at JBSC
6:00PM— 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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March 27, 2020 / 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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April 3, 2020 / 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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April 24, 2020 / 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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