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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, 2017 / Thursday Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service 9:00AM—11:00AM
September 21, 2017 / Thursday Rosh Hashanah Preschool Service 9:30AM—10:00AM
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  • Guide to High Holy Day Services

    What services should I attend? What do I do once I arrive at Temple? All of these questions and more must be considered as you get ready for the High Holy Days. Our Guide to High Holy Day Services & Tickets will help you and your family embark on a sweet 5778. Learn more.

  • Disaster Relief

    Our prayers are with all those who are affected by the recent natural disasters. Help those affected by making a donation to the Sylvia & Saul Ritzenberg Humanitarian Fund. Donate Now.

  • Religious School Registration

    Secure your child's spot in our inclusive and dynamic Religious School! With parallel programs for children in Pre-K through 10th 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.

  • Early Childhood Registration

    Our ECCs at Temple and the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Visit our webpage to learn all about their programs and register for next year or schedule a tour. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service
9:00 AM—11:00 AM

With liturgy from Gates of Repentance as a foundation, our clergy connect us to the generations that came before us. Our rabbis challenge the intellect and awaken the spirit with…

September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Preschool Service
9:30 AM—10:00 AM
September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Preschool Service
11:00 AM—11:30 AM
September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service
11:30 AM—1:30 PM
September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Family Service and Tashlich
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
September 21, 2017 / Thursday
Rosh Hashanah Community Oneg
10:45 AM—11:30 AM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - September 20, 2017

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

My Jewish Journey: Froma Sandler

I was introduced to Washington Hebrew Congregation 60 years ago. My husband, Jerry Sandler, attended Religious School through Confirmation, a tradition that was followed by our children and grandchildren who are now fourth generation members.Read More  ➔

My Jewish Journey - A. Mark Neuman

Prayer matters to me. I love Washington Hebrew Congregation because we are a Congregation that takes prayer seriously. We create a number of different settings and paths to pray. For me, Jewish liturgical music enhances my worship experience.Read More  ➔

My Jewish Journey: Irene Pollin

Let me begin this blog by saying, “I have never separated my Judaism from me.” I love being Jewish and everything that it means.Read More  ➔

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