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Juneteenth Shabbat@WHC

Gather – Eat – Drink – Worship

Friday June 14, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hybrid – Temple

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It’s time for our annual Juneteenth celebration!

RSVP Below

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We invite you to end your week and welcome Shabbat with us!

At 6:00 pm and again after the service: Have something to eat (to tide you over or as your dinner), a drink (we offer a full bar, plus non-alcoholic options), and connect with your community.

Kids are always welcome, and they’ll be able to eat before (and after) the service, play Connect 4, Jenga, and cornhole games, create at a coloring table, and do other arts & crafts activities.

6:30 pm – Our Shabbat service begins. We are honored to welcome back Yolanda Savage-Narva as our guest speaker.

Yolanda Savage-NarvaYolanda Savage-Narva has 20 years of experience working with public agencies and non-profit organizations to promote equity and inclusion. She is currently Vice President of Racial Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Communities of Belonging for the Union for Reform Judaism. She sits on numerous boards including the Federation of Greater Washington, Capital Jewish Museum, Leading Edge, American Jewish World Services, the Historic Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., and the Tree of Life advisory committee. Yolanda is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; an international Black sorority dedicated to community service and education.

Watch the Livestream

After the service – Stay for dessert, or more dinner and drinks!

Special thanks to our musicians who add so much to the service. We wouldn’t have them without the support of the Irene & Abe Pollin Music Program Initiative.

More Juneteenth Activities

Events subject to change, more details coming soon.

This week’s featured menu items include:
(GF – Gluten-free, V – Vegetarian, VG – Vegan)


If you would like to sponsor a portion of a future Shabbat@WHC to celebrate a milestone or honor a memory, please contact Margaret Cohen, Director of Philanthropy, at

Juneteenth@WHC 2024





You must order your tickets from Edlavitch DCJCC.
Your tickets will be at the box office on arrival.




Friday, June 14


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Hybrid – Temple


Jews of Color, Shabbat, Worship Service


Becca Rosenblum