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October 19, 2018 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
October 19, 2018 / Friday District Shabbat 5:30PM— 8:00PM
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  • 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.

  • New Shabbat Experiences

    Celebrate Shabbat in a whole new way with WHC's new District Shabbat and Macomb St. Shabbat. These services will be soulful, musical, and joyful -- and take place right in the heart of Washington, D.C. Click here to learn more about these two new services and to see upcoming dates.

  • Madeleine Albright at WHC

    Join us on Sunday, October 21 as we open our Amram Scholar Series with Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Click here to RSVP.

  • Heading Home

    Join us for a screening of the film "Heading Home" -- the story of Team Isreal's journey through the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Sunday, November 4. Stay afterward for a ballpark-style dinner and for a chance to meet players from Team Israel right here at WHC.
    Click here to register.

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2018 / Monday
Women of WHC Meeting
10:00 AM—11:00 AM
October 15, 2018 / Monday
WHC Academy
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
October 15, 2018 / Monday
Conversational Hebrew - Intermediate
10:00 AM—11:00 AM
October 15, 2018 / Monday
12 Jewish Questions: A (Re)Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
October 15, 2018 / Monday
Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Eliana Fischel
12:30 PM—1:30 PM
October 16, 2018 / Tuesday
Upper School & Confirmation at JBSC
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

News & Current Events

JCC of Northern Virginia Defaced in Hate Crime

Around 4:30 am on Saturday, October 6, the JCC of Northern Virginia was the target of an anti-Semitic hate crime for the second time in 18 months when 19 swastikas were spray-painted on the front of the community center in Fairfax.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - October 10, 2018

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

Simchas and Celebrations - October 3, 2018

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

WHC Journal - October 2018

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