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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021
Join 2239 for Espresso Shot of Torah and start off your day with some caffeination and rumination! Pour your favorite morning beverage and connect with each other and our sacred tradition.
An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 23, 2021
Having a new baby is an incredible miracle and simcha (joy!)…and it brings with it big changes and challenges — especially during this time. Join WHC’s Director of Lifelong Learning, Stephanie Tankel (who also had a baby boy born in March, 2020) for an opportunity to connect with other moms, share, vent, celebrate, and more. This group will meet on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm starting June 2 and run for 4 weeks. It will meet on Zoom and you’ll receive a link with your registration…
An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Monday, repeating until August 2, 2021
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2021
An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 2, 2021
An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday, repeating until August 2, 2021
One event on June 21, 2021 at 11:30 am
Learn to speak Hebrew—or practice and improve your fluency—without having to master the aleph-bet. This innovative method will have you speaking at the first class, and the ability to read or write in Hebrew is not necessary. We offer classes for every level. Not sure which is best for you? Contact instructor Gerdy Trachtman for placement assistance. For our Spring 2021 Mini-Semester, Conversational Hebrew classes will meet on Zoom at the following times: Mondays, starting June 21, 10:00 am (Intermediate)* Mondays, starting…
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 7, 2021
If you are coping with the loss of a loved one during this difficult time, WHC is here to help. We are working to create a virtual bereavement support group facilitated by Rachel Ehrenberg, LICSW. Limited in size, this program will recognize each person’s unique way of grieving and provide a confidential and respectful environment for the bereaved to explore their feelings, begin working through complex issues of loss, and start to heal. This group will meet virtually via Zoom…
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 2, 2021
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021
Together with WHC clergy, welcome Shabbat together as one WHC community. This service will take place on Zoom It will also be available on our live stream & Facebook Closed captioning will also be provided for this service on all platforms. We invite you to follow along with us from home using the online version of Mishkan T’filah, our Shabbat prayer book.
An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021
Every Shabbat morning, we begin the day with an informal group at Temple to study parashat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, in English. Led by one of the clergy, we analyze, question, and reflect on Judaism’s central text. All are welcome — just occasionally or every week — and absolutely no background knowledge or familiarity with Hebrew is necessary! Join us at 8:30 am to read this week's portion together as a group. Our clergy-led discussion will begin at 9:00…
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021
This service, led by our rabbis and cantors, often includes the b'nei mitzvah of one of our teens as well as the traditional elements of a Shabbat morning service: prayers, responsive readings, music, reading from the Torah, and a d'var Torah (interpretation of the weekly Torah portion). On mornings when there is no b'nei mitzvah, our clergy may use this opportunity to conduct a Learner's Service and explain different aspects of the service or liturgy. This service will take place…
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021
We have coped with so much throughout the last 15 months. From the macro — a global pandemic, a national election, and major social movements, to the micro — isolation, Zoom everything, toilet paper shortages, PPE shortages, and canceled plans. There is a lot to unpack as we emerge from this space into whatever comes next. WHC’s clergy and educators invite you to join them to transition with intention in Eat, Pray, Love … Post-Pandemic. Over the summer, we will…
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021
Join Rabbi Fischel 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 will be our third cohort of this group and, already, group text chains, baby picnics, and nanny shares have been just some of the ways our cohorts have continued their connections. We cannot wait…
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 25, 2021
Join this community of learners as we dive into a range of Jewish texts and ideas. From Biblical and Talmudic text study to philosophy to Jewish pop culture, Wednesday Study Group approaches any material with an open mind and a passion to connect our tradition with the lives we live. No prior knowledge necessary. Join once or join every week, we would love to have you! Click here to join us on Zoom.
An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2021
Yoga instructor Brittany Fleck welcomes all ages and abilities to this slow, mindful 45-minute class. There are standing postures, seated postures in a chair, and postures on the floor—all of which can be modified for personal preference or ability. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. Click here to RSVP for this program This class is offered to both WHC members and non-members free of charge but a donation is welcomed to support the class and provide…
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020
One event on January 22, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on February 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on March 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on April 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on May 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on June 11, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on July 30, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Join our clergy on Zoom for a fun Shabbat experience where children and their favorite grownups can sing, laugh, and start the weekend (virtually) with friends. Click here to join us on Zoom.
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