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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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November 28, 2014 / Friday Lay-Led Service 5:30PM— 6:30PM
November 28, 2014 / Friday Shirei Shabbat 6:00PM— 7:00PM
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  • Be Part of the Conversation

    Delve into the questions raised by My Promised Land by participating in one of four interactive discussions each month. It's not too late to join the Congregational Conversation, register online today!

  • Parenting Workshop: All Joy and No Fun

    On Tuesday, December 2 at JBSC, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior joins us to discuss the effects of children on their parents' marriages, jobs, habits, hobbies, friendships, and identities.

  • Jewish Book Month Shabbat Service

    "Is there such a thing as Jewish literature?" Poet and critic Adam Kirsch will analyze that question on Friday, December 5 in an Amram Scholar Series talk at Shabbat services and at dinner afterwards in celebration of Jewish Book Month.

Upcoming Events

November 24, 2014 / Monday
Mitzvah Monday
5:30 PM—7:00 PM

Take a break from your Thanksgiving preparations and join hundreds of volunteers to spend an hour or two at Temple for some tikkun olam.

To serve our local community…

November 24, 2014 / Monday
The Torah of Poetry and the Poetry of Torah
7:00 PM—8:00 PM
November 24, 2014 / Monday
Introduction to the History of Jewish Civilization, Part I
8:15 PM—9:15 PM
November 25, 2014 / Tuesday
No Religious School at JBSC
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
November 26, 2014 / Wednesday
Cantors Culture Club Presents, "DinoRock"
9:45 AM—10:30 AM
November 26, 2014 / Wednesday
No Religious School at Temple
12:00 AM—11:59 AM

News & Current Events

WHC’s 2239 and Sixth & I Come Together for Shabbat Service

This Friday, two innovative programs for Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s will be combining for the first time for an event called Shabbat Squared. 2239’s Metro Minyan and Sixth & I’s 6th in the City participatory service will merge with the intention of demonstrating the diverse Shabbat options available to young professionals in D.C. Elements of each service, like Metro Minyan’s “Shot of Torah” and 6th in the City’s musician Rick Recht, will give participants a sample of a regular Shabbat at these monthly services. The end goal?… Read More  ➔

Mazel tov to Rabbi Joui Hessel & Jimmy Hexter!

Rabbi Joui Hessel and Jimmy Hexter were married on Saturday evening in Miami. We wish them a lifetime of love and happiness!Read More  ➔

WHC Journal - November 10, 2014

Want to know what's happening in and around WHC in the coming weeks?Read More  ➔

WHC Signs Journey for Justice Resolution

On Sunday, October 12, Rabbi Lustig joined Rev. Dr. James E. Terrell from Second Baptist Church and Rev. John Graham from Grace Episcopal Church for a discussion on our biblical roots… Read More  ➔

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