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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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October 20, 2017 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
October 20, 2017 / Friday Shabbat Service 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • Visioning Survey

    During our celebration of Simchat Torah, we turned the page and started reading the Torah anew. In the same spirit, we ask you to look at Temple with fresh eyes and help shape the future of WHC by completing our Visioning survey.

  • WHC Academy

    Expand your appreciation of Jewish life and culture and join the hundreds who have participated in WHC's unique Monday night adult education program. Our fall classes start at Temple on Monday, October 23. Register now.

  • Celebrating Israel & the Women Who Make Her Stronger

    Join WHC Sisterhood on Wednesday, October 25 at Temple for an evening of Israeli food, fun, and inspiration featuring Brigadier General (Res.) Gila Klifi-Amir, noted trailblazer and pioneer for women in the Israel Defense Forces. Learn more.

  • Disaster Relief

    Our prayers are with all those who are affected by the recent natural disasters. Help those affected by making a donation to the Sylvia & Saul Ritzenberg Humanitarian Fund. Donate Now.

  • Stolpersteine

    Started in 1992 as an art project, stolpersteine (stumbling stones) mark the last location a person chose to live before they became victims of Nazi terror. Visit the exhibition, "Stumbling Stones - Remembrance and Social Sculpture," in Kreeger Lobby October 25 - November 20 and discover the power behind what has become the world's largest decentralized memorial. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

October 16, 2017 / Monday
12 Jewish Questions
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

What do I believe about God? What happens after we die? How do I succeed at failure? How do I rest when I have no time? As adults, we all…

October 16, 2017 / Monday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
10:00 AM—11:00 AM
October 17, 2017 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
October 17, 2017 / Tuesday
Back to Basics
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
October 17, 2017 / Tuesday
JAM Rehearsal
6:00 PM—6:30 PM
October 17, 2017 / Tuesday
Upper School at JBSC
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - October 11, 2017

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

Rabbi Lustig: Gun Violence Prayer Vigil Remarks

On Tuesday, October 3, Rabbi Lustig joined local and national religious leaders from many faiths at the Washington National Cathedral for a prayer vigil urging a national conversation to end to gun violence. After the Cathedral’s funeral bell tolled 60 times, once for each life lost outside the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas during the deadliest mass shooting in American history and once for the shooter, Rabbi Lustig spoke to those assembled. We are honored to share his remarks.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - October 4, 2017

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

WHC Journal - October 2017

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

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