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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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January 18, 2019 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
January 18, 2019 / Friday MLK Shabbat Service 7:00PM— 9:00PM
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  • Winter Weather Update: January 15

    WHC offices at both Temple and JBSC and our ETECC in DC will be open on time on Tuesday, January 15. Our RJWECC in Potomac will open at 10:15 am. 

  • Spring Into WHC

    Check out all the wonderful programming we have planned for the first half of 2019 in our Spring Programming Guide. From worship experiences to social and educational programs, to tikkun olam -- there is something for everyone this spring at WHC.

  • ECC Registration Now Open

    Registration for the 2019-2020 school year at our Early Childhood Centers at Temple and JBSC is now open. Enroll by January 15 for your chance to win $5,000 off tuition. All new and returning families are eligible. Register now.

  • MLK Weekend

    Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special interfaith Shabbat service on Friday, January 18 and by volunteering at our MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 21.

    Click here to learn more about MLK Weekend at WHC.

Upcoming Events

January 15, 2019 / Tuesday
Back to Basics
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Dig deep and find a closer connection to Judaism with Back to Basics. Concentrating on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, learning to read Hebrew, Jewish religious movements, Torah…

January 15, 2019 / Tuesday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner/Intermediate)
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
January 15, 2019 / Tuesday
UnOrthodox Podcast Taping at WHC
7:30 PM—9:00 PM
January 15, 2019 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
January 15, 2019 / Tuesday
Upper School & Confirmation
6:30 PM—8:30 PM
January 16, 2019 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - January 9, 2019

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

Spring Into WHC 2019

Check out our new Spring Programming Guide and learn about what's "popping up" around WHC from January through August.Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - January 2019

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

Simchas and Celebrations - December 12, 2018

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