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December 14, 2018 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
December 14, 2018 / Friday The Afro-Semitic Experience Shabbat 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • #MatchingMonday - Donate to Y'ad B'Yad

    Now is the time to make a donation to the WHC Yad B'Yad Annual Fund. All donations made by December 31 will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000 by two generous WHC families. Click here to make your donation today!

  • Watch WHC Services Live Online

    From coast to coast, we're bringing you Friday night services live from WHC! All Friday night services at Temple stream in real time on our website at

  • 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.

  • Academy & Amram Go Conversational

    Join us on Mondays in December starting December 3 at 7:00 pm for three special events that will bring us together as a community for an open dialogue about current issues and historical events. Click here to learn more about this special partnership between WHC Academy and WHC's Amram Scholar Series and to register today.

Upcoming Events

December 11, 2018 / Tuesday
Conversational Hebrew Review Class
6:00 PM—7:00 PM

This is a chance for students who took Conversational Hebrew in the fall to stay sharp on their Hebrew skills until classes resume in January.

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December 11, 2018 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
December 11, 2018 / Tuesday
Fistful of Shekels Meeting
6:30 PM—9:00 PM
December 11, 2018 / Tuesday
WHC Books: A Look Into the Hebrew Language
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
December 12, 2018 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
December 12, 2018 / Wednesday
Hebrew School at Temple
4:30 PM—6:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - December 5, 2018

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

The President's Blog

Welcome, Hanukkah, our Festival of Light! Our tradition tells us to place the Hanukkah menorah in a window so that our neighbors and passersby can see the lights, and we can increase the light in the world. Looking back over this fall at Washington Hebrew, there are so many ways in which we have been adding to our community menorah, increasing the brightness in our Temple life and bringing more light to the world.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - November 28, 2018

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

WHC Journal - December 2018

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