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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.

Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God Micah 6:8
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June 29, 2018 / Friday Shabbat Under the Stars at Temple 6:00PM— 7:00PM
June 30, 2018 / Saturday Early Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
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  • Yad B'Yad, the WHC Annual Fund

    Help sustain our Temple with Yad B'Yad, the WHC Annual Fund. Membership revenues support only 75% of our needs, so Yad B'Yad helps ensure that we can maintain our exceptional programming and keep membership open to all. Donate now.

  • 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

June 29, 2018 / Friday
Shabbat Under the Stars at Temple
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Led by Rabbi Miller.

During the summer, we bring the relaxed, casual feel of long sunny days to our Friday night services. Taking advantage of our beautiful grounds that…

June 29, 2018 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
June 30, 2018 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
June 30, 2018 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
July 6, 2018 / Friday
Shabbat Service
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
July 6, 2018 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM

News & Current Events

The Moral command: Honor your Father and your Mother

Last Saturday I got up at 3:00 am to get ready so I could make a 6:00 a.m. flight to Nashville, TN.  I was in Nashville by 6:45 a.m. and flew back to Washington, D.C. by 7:45 p.m. that same night. In Nashville, I attended Early Torah at “The Temple” (the congregation in which I grew up), I went to the JCC and swam my daily mile, I looked through old pictures and told the same stories about growing up and the lessons learned, and through it all I felt loved. It felt good; it felt warm,… Read More  ➔

WHC Condemns "Zero Tolerance Policy" That Separates Families at U.S. Borders

On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government would adopt a zero-tolerance policy for unauthorized border crossings. This new policy officially instituted practices that will separate children from their families and it applies to all border crossings -- even those people seeking asylum in this country. Washington Hebrew Congregation condemns this zero-tolerance policy and has joined more than two dozen national Jewish organizations in co-signing a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing our strong position on this matter:  Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - June 20, 2018

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

Simchas and Celebrations - June 13, 2018

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

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