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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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  • 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.

  • Sisterhood Luncheon: A Celebration of Women

    #TimesUp and the Me Too Movement have ushered in a new fight for women's rights. Join us on Wednesday, May 23 to hear one of the original women's rights pioneers, Lynn Povich, Newsweek magazine's first female editor, speak at our Spring Luncheon.

  • Shabbat Under The Stars

    Join us on Friday, June 8 at JBSC at 6:00 pm to begin this summer's outdoor Shabbat series with a blessing for our campers.

  • Healthy Aging Forum

    Embrace the process of aging at a special day of learning. Emphasizing active and positive aging through healthy lifestyle choices, join us for our 2018 Healthy Aging Forum on Sunday, June 10 at 12:00 pm at Temple.

Upcoming Events

May 21, 2018 / Monday
Prime Timers: Film Screening, Discussion, and Lunch
12:30 PM—2:00 PM

Join us for lunch and a screening and discussion of Shalom Y'all, a documentary about the unique and diverse history of…

May 22, 2018 / Tuesday
Bereavement Support Group
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
May 22, 2018 / Tuesday
WHECTY Banquet
6:30 PM—8:30 PM
May 23, 2018 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
May 23, 2018 / Wednesday
Sisterhood Spring Luncheon: A Celebration of Women
11:00 AM—2:00 PM
May 25, 2018 / Friday
Shirei Shabbat
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - May 16, 2018

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

Simchas and Celebrations - May 9, 2018

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

Simchas and Celebrations - May 2, 2018

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

The President's Blog

On June 2, 2016, I became the President of Washington Hebrew Congregation, and on June 3, 2018, my term will end. It has been a wonderful two years for me. So much has happened for which I am proud, however, I certainly recognize that the vast majority of what takes place at Washington Hebrew Congregation is because of our exceptional clergy and professional staff. I am grateful for the opportunity I have had to work with such talented and dedicated people. To prepare for this column, I reviewed the speech I gave at the Annual Meeting in June 2016 when I was installed as President. In that speech, I presented three goals for my term as President of the Congregation.Read More  ➔

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