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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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November 16, 2018 / Friday District Shabbat 5:30PM— 8:00PM
November 16, 2018 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Women of WHC's Holiday Boutique

    Ready, Set, Shop! The Women of WHC's annual Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction are back and better than ever. Stop by JBSC on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 to find someone for everyone on your list. Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events

November 13, 2018 / Tuesday
Bereavement Support Group
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Limited in size to eight participants, the program will be held at Temple at 7:00 pm on Tuesdays, from October 16 - November 20. The program recognizes each person’s unique way…

November 13, 2018 / Tuesday
Back To Basics
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
November 13, 2018 / Tuesday
Conversational Hebrew (Beginner)
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
November 13, 2018 / Tuesday
"Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope"
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
November 13, 2018 / Tuesday
Hebrew School at JBSC
4:30 PM—6:00 PM
November 14, 2018 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - November 7, 2018

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

Words of Support From Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah

Last Saturday’s horrific, anti-Semitic attack on worshipers at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Congregation has brought an outpouring of international support for the American Jewish community.Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - October 31, 2018

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

Shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation

Dear WHC Community, We mourn the senseless loss of life and casualties resulting from the shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, and our hearts… Read More  ➔