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August 2022

Wednesday Study Group

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Wednesday Study returns from "Summer Break" with a four-week in-depth look at one of Judaism's most sacred prayers. The Amidah, a prayer so central to Judaism it is often just called “The Prayer,” allows us to explore the main tenants of Judaism, as well as our deepest needs as humans. Join us for this four-week deep dive as we learn more about this prayer and about ourselves. All materials will be provided. All materials will be provided. Wednesdays at 1:00…

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Pregnancy Group

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Join Rabbi Fischel, who just had a beautiful baby girl this past spring, for conversations around the wonders, awe, frustrations, and ridiculousness of pregnancy. Our discussions will be framed in a Jewish light and our focus will be on building a community of soon-to-be moms who can depend on each other for years to come. This program costs $10 for WHC members, $18 for non-members. It will take place on Zoom, except for the final week on September 20 when…

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Wednesday Study Group

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Wednesday Study returns from "Summer Break" with a four-week in-depth look at one of Judaism's most sacred prayers. The Amidah, a prayer so central to Judaism it is often just called “The Prayer,” allows us to explore the main tenants of Judaism, as well as our deepest needs as humans. Join us for this four-week deep dive as we learn more about this prayer and about ourselves. All materials will be provided. All materials will be provided. Wednesdays at 1:00…

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September 2022

Pregnancy Group

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Join Rabbi Fischel, who just had a beautiful baby girl this past spring, for conversations around the wonders, awe, frustrations, and ridiculousness of pregnancy. Our discussions will be framed in a Jewish light and our focus will be on building a community of soon-to-be moms who can depend on each other for years to come. This program costs $10 for WHC members, $18 for non-members. It will take place on Zoom, except for the final week on September 20 when…

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Tree in fall colors at cemetery

Community Memorial Service (Memorial Park)

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Memorial Service at Memorial Park led by Rabbi Shankman, Cantor Bortnick and community clergy. To submit names of loved ones to be remembered and announced at the service, please contact Becca Rosenblum by September 9. Memorial Park 1380 Alabama Avenue SE Washington, DC 20032  

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Pregnancy Group

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Join Rabbi Fischel, who just had a beautiful baby girl this past spring, for conversations around the wonders, awe, frustrations, and ridiculousness of pregnancy. Our discussions will be framed in a Jewish light and our focus will be on building a community of soon-to-be moms who can depend on each other for years to come. This program costs $10 for WHC members, $18 for non-members. It will take place on Zoom, except for the final week on September 20 when…

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S’lichot Concert and Service

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hybrid – Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Elul, the Hebrew month of reflection before the High Holy Days, culminates with S'lichot, when we gather and recite prayers of penitence as a community. The S'lichot liturgy contains some of the finest Jewish religious poetry ever composed, and our moving, inspiring candlelit service urges us to reflect on the year that is ending. It is our custom to honor this holiday with a concert and a service following when we will change our Torah covers from year-round clothing to…

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Community Memorial Service (Garden of Remembrance)

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tree in fall colors at cemetery

THE GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE 22nd ANNUAL High Holy Days Community Memorial Services Sunday, September 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m. You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Memorial Service at the Garden of Remembrance led by Rabbi Shankman, Cantor Bortnick and community clergy. There will also be a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. led by community clergy. For more information, visit www.gardenofremembrance.org or call (301) 428-3000. Livestream of both services available at www.gardenofremembrance.org. To submit names of loved ones to be…

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Women of WHC Present: Lisa Barr

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Women of WHC are thrilled to be kicking off our extensive lineup of author talks and lectures for 2022-2023 by welcoming author Lisa Barr on Tuesday, September 20 via Zoom to discuss her latest book, Woman on Fire. This program is free and open to everyone, but RSVP is required. RSVP & Join us on Zoom Click here to purchase this book through WHC's Mitzvah Mall. About the Book: From the author of the award-winning Fugitive Colors and The Unbreakables, a gripping tale…

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Pregnancy Group

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Join Rabbi Fischel, who just had a beautiful baby girl this past spring, for conversations around the wonders, awe, frustrations, and ridiculousness of pregnancy. Our discussions will be framed in a Jewish light and our focus will be on building a community of soon-to-be moms who can depend on each other for years to come. This program costs $10 for WHC members, $18 for non-members. It will take place on Zoom, except for the final week on September 20 when…

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Erev Rosh HaShanah

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

High Holy Days hub Please visit our information page at the link above for all the information you need on tickets, parking, volunteering, and more. Here is the schedule of Erev Rosh HaShanah services Temple Intergenerational service 6–7:30 pm Kaufmann Sanctuary Livestream 2239 service 8–9:30 pm Albert & Shirley Small Chapel JBSC Intergenerational service 5–6:30 pm Outside Field

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Rosh HaShanah

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

High Holy Days hub Please visit our information page at the link above for all the information you need on tickets, parking, volunteering, and more. Here is the schedule of Rosh HaShanah services Temple Preschool service 9–9:30 am Outside Intergenerational service 10–11:30 am Kaufmann Sanctuary Livestream Family service 1–2 pm Kaufmann Sanctuary JBSC Preschool service 9–9:30 am Outside Intergenerational service 10–11:30 am Social Hall

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October 2022

torahs in white covers

Kol Nidrei

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

High Holy Days hub Please visit our information page at the link above for all the information you need on tickets, parking, volunteering, and more. Here is the schedule of Kol Nidrei services Temple Intergenerational service 8–9:30 pm Kaufmann Sanctuary Livestream 2239 service 8–9:30 pm Albert & Shirley Small Chapel JBSC Intergenerational service 7–8:30 pm Social Hall

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torahs in white covers

Yom Kippur

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

High Holy Days hub Please visit our information page at the link above for all the information you need on tickets, parking, volunteering, and more. Here is the schedule of Yom Kippur services Temple Preschool service 9–9:30 am Outside Intergenerational service 10–11:30 am Kaufmann Sanctuary Livestream Family service 1–2 pm Kaufmann Sanctuary Study session 12:30–1:30 pm Edlavitch Hall Study session 2–3 pm Edlavitch Hall Teen service 2–3 pm Albert & Shirley Small Chapel Music & Poetry 3–3:45 pm Kaufmann Sanctuary…

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Yom Kippur Break Fast

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Bagel with lox and cup of coffee

After we close the gates on the Days of Awe, break your fast with us at Temple on October 5. We'll have bagels, lox, and other noshes to help restore your body after your soul has been refreshed. More details coming soon!

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Capital Jewish Food Festival

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 9, 11am – 4pm F Street, between 2nd and 3rd Streets, NW, Washington, DC Join WHC clergy for a nosh... or two... or three! Enjoy a wide variety of foods from local restaurants while learning about DC’s Jewish culinary scene and engaging with organizations fighting for food justice and sustainability. Highlights include tasting samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive workshops, headline speaker Michael Twitty, and more. Early Bird pricing is available through Friday, September 2. BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY All…

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12 Jewish Questions

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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November 2022

12 Jewish Questions

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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December 2022

12 Jewish Questions

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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12 Jewish Questions

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2022

One event on November 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Temple, 3935 Macomb St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?  What happens after we die?  Where is God in times of tragedy?  How do I rest when I have no time? 12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives. For Fall 2022, this class will take place at Temple on Monday evenings…

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