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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.

Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God Micah 6:8
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July 20, 2018 / Friday Shabbat Service 6:00PM— 7:00PM
July 21, 2018 / Saturday Early Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
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  • 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.

  • ECC Registration Now Open

    At our ECCs at Temple and JBSC, we offer part-day and full-day programs for toddlers through pre-k at both locations - and a full-day kindergarten at JBSC. Our nurturing and supportive staff help children communicate, negotiate problems, and discover the joy of learning. Register now.

Upcoming Events

July 19, 2018 / Thursday
Inside the Issues: Shedding Light on Immigration Issues Today
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Join WHC for an Inside the Issues discussion on the current immigration crisis taking place at U.S. borders. Joan Churchill, retired U.S. immigration judge, will join us to…

July 20, 2018 / Friday
Shabbat Service
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
July 20, 2018 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
July 21, 2018 / Saturday
Shabbat Morning Service
10:30 AM—12:00 PM
July 21, 2018 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
July 22, 2018 / Sunday
WHC Hunger Project Food Packing
10:00 AM—12:00 PM

News & Current Events

Simchas and Celebrations - July 11, 2018

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

Simchas and Celebrations - July 5, 2018

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

The Moral Command: Honor Your Father and Your Mother

Last Saturday I got up at 3:00 am to get ready so I could make a 6:00 a.m. flight to Nashville, TN.  I was in Nashville by 6:45 a.m. and… Read More  ➔

WHC Condemns "Zero Tolerance Policy" That Separates Families at U.S. Borders

On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government would adopt a zero-tolerance policy for unauthorized border crossings. This new policy officially instituted practices that will separate children from their families and it applies to all border crossings -- even those people seeking asylum in this country. Washington Hebrew Congregation condemns this zero-tolerance policy and has joined more than two dozen national Jewish organizations in co-signing a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing our strong position on this matter:  Read More  ➔