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A community of the heart, we are a spiritual, educational and social home for Reform Jews in the Washington, D.C. region and a powerful voice for the values of our faith.

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April 27, 2018 / Friday Tot Shabbat & E-T ECC Pre-K Shabbat Celebration at Temple 5:00PM— 7:00PM
April 27, 2018 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • Mitzvah Day

    Lend your time, energy, and compassion and make a difference on Mitzvah Day. On Sunday, April 22, our volunteers, young and old working together, will help to improve the lives of people in need. Volunteer projects start as early as 9:30 am and will be held at Temple, the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, and off-site locations in D.C. and Maryland. Volunteer now.

  • Make Your Kid a Money Genius

    Many of us think we can have the "money talk" when our kids are older, but research shows that even preschoolers can understand basic money concepts. We can't afford to wait! Author Beth Kobliner joins us at Temple on Sunday, April 29 to discuss how to pass along financial principles to your children. Learn more.

  • Celebrating Rabbi Skloot

    On Friday, May 4 at Temple, the WHC community will come together to celebrate Rabbi Joseph Skloot's tenure and wish him well as he heads to Hebrew Union College. We invite you and your family to join us for this special occasion.

  • Religious School Registration

    Secure your child's spot in our inclusive and dynamic Religious School! With parallel programs for children in Pre-K through 12th-grade at both Temple and JBSC, we're well suited to meet your family's needs. Discover why our parents and students love Religious School and register today.

  • ECC Registration Now Open

    At our ECCs at Temple and JBSC, we offer part-day and full-day programs for toddlers through pre-k at both locations - and a full-day kindergarten at JBSC. Our nurturing and supportive staff help children communicate, negotiate problems, and discover the joy of learning. Register now.

Upcoming Events

April 23, 2018 / Monday
Melody Makers
9:15 AM—10:00 AM

Introduce your babies or toddler to the world of music and song at this weekly class with Miss Sally.

This program meets on Mondays from January 8 to April 23 (class…

April 23, 2018 / Monday
WHC Academy - The Big Jewish Questions, Part II: Jewish Thought at the Turn of the 20th Century
7:15 PM—9:15 PM
April 23, 2018 / Monday
12 Jewish Questions
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
April 24, 2018 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
April 24, 2018 / Tuesday
JAM Rehearsal
6:00 PM—6:30 PM
April 24, 2018 / Tuesday
Upper School at JBSC
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - April 18, 2018

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - April 11, 2018

We are happy to share recent simchas and celebrations from our WHC members.Read More  ➔

Now is the Time to Act to End Gun Violence

On Friday, March 23, Washington Hebrew Congregation hosted the Reform movement for a moving and powerful Shabbat for Our Lives. It was a service led by our own teens who partnered with peers from around the region and were joined by students from Margery Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. They were backed by some of the musical voices of our Movement, and we were inspired by their words and their conviction to join in the March for Our Lives and bring an end the epidemic of gun violence that plagues our nation. The following is an excerpt of an essay I shared through Jewish Women International.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - April 2018

Want to know what's happening in and around Washington Hebrew Congregation during April? Read More  ➔

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