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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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September 21, 2019 / Saturday Early Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
September 21, 2019 / Saturday Shabbat Morning Service 10:30AM—12:00PM
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  • High Holy Days 2019

    Believe it or not, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are just around the corner. See our guide to this year's High Holy Day services and tickets here.

  • New High Holy Day Prayer Book

    We are excited to share that we will be using Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform machzor (High Holy Day prayer book), at all of our Congregational services during the High Holy Days.

    Click here to learn more and to purchase or dedicate sets for this year's High Holy Days.

  • Register for our ECCs

    The 2019-2020 school year is just around the corner! We invite you to learn about all our Early Childhood Centers at Temple and JBSC can offer your child. Click here to register or schedule a tour.

  • 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.

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2019 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy,…

September 21, 2019 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
September 21, 2019 / Saturday
Selichot
6:15 PM—9:00 PM
September 22, 2019 / Sunday
"Up on the Roof" Party With The Boomers
6:00 PM—9:00 PM
September 22, 2019 / Sunday
Memorial Service at Memorial Park
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
September 22, 2019 / Sunday
Religious School at JBSC & Temple
9:30 AM—12:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - September 19, 2019

Congratulations to our WHC members on their recent simchas and celebrations.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - September 12, 2019

Congratulations to our WHC members on their recent simchas and celebrations.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - September 5, 2019

Congratulations to our WHC members on their recent simchas and celebrations.Read More  ➔

Welcome to the month of Elul

Elul, which begins on September 1 and ends on September 29, is an important month in the cycle of the Jewish year and in the life of the individual Jew. It is not important because of the holidays that occur during it, as there are none. Nor is it important because of the fast days it contains; again, there are none. Rather, as the month that leads up to the High Holy Days, Elul is a month of preparation, of introspection.  Read More  ➔