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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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January 25, 2019 / Friday Tot Shabbat 5:00PM— 6:30PM
January 25, 2019 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • 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.

  • Adult Learning

    Adult learning is part of the Jewish educational journey at WHC and this fall we have a wide array of learning opportunities for you to experience! Offerings this fall include WHC Academy, Conversational Hebrew, Back to Basics, 12 Jewish Questions, Lawyers' Study Group, and more! Visit our Adult Learning page to lean more and register.

  • 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.

Upcoming Events

January 23, 2019 / Wednesday
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 23, 2019 / Wednesday
Back to Basics
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
January 23, 2019 / Wednesday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
January 23, 2019 / Wednesday
Hebrew School at Temple
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
January 23, 2019 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
January 24, 2019 / Thursday
Conversational Hebrew (Advanced)
10:00 AM—12:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - January 23, 2019

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

Help for Those Impacted by the Government Shutdown

Whether you are furloughed, working without pay, or otherwise affected by the ongoing Government shutdown, we know this may be a stressful time.  Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - January 16, 2019

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

Another Chance to Get It Right

"Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right!" — Oprah Winfrey. I love the optimism and stark realism of Oprah Winfrey’s toast. The New Year is a time for reflection, for reassessment, and for a renewed focus on getting it right. It is the time to look at what was and, with hope in our hearts, to think about what can be.Read More  ➔