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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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May 26, 2017 / Friday Shirei Shabbat 6:00PM— 7:00PM
May 27, 2017 / Saturday Early Torah Study 9:00AM—10:00AM
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  • Shabbat Service to Honor Our German Roots

    On Friday, May 26 at Temple, celebrate the German heritage and history upon which our Congregation was founded at a Shabbat service featuring music from celebrated 19th century German and Austrian composers Louis Lewandowski and Salomon Sulzer. Learn more.

  • D.C. Premiere: In Our Hands

    WHC is proud to host the D.C. premiere of the docudrama, In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem on Wednesday, June 7 at Temple. This free event will begin with a screening of In Our Hands. After the film, we invite you to join us for a reception. Learn more.

  • Religious School Registration

    Secure your child's spot in our inclusive and dynamic Religious School! With parallel programs for children in Pre-K through 10th 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.

  • Camp Keetov

    A summer of fun, friendship, and amazing experiences await your child at Camp Keetov in D.C. and Maryland! Learn more and register your child for our 28th summer.

  • Early Childhood Registration

    Our ECCs at Temple and the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Visit our webpage to learn all about their programs and register for next year or schedule a tour. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2017 / Wednesday
Continuing Education for ECC Teachers
4:00 PM—8:00 PM

Taught by DJ Schneider Jensen, Director of the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center, this 90-hour education course provides students with a broad overview of human growth and development from birth to…

May 24, 2017 / Wednesday
Kol Rinah Rehearsal
7:30 PM—9:00 PM
May 24, 2017 / Wednesday
Wednesday Study Group
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
May 26, 2017 / Friday
Mah Jongg
10:30 AM—4:00 PM
May 26, 2017 / Friday
Shirei Shabbat
6:00 PM—7:00 PM
May 27, 2017 / Saturday
Early Torah Study
9:00 AM—10:00 AM

News & Current Events

Avodah Honors to be Awarded to Six WHC Members

An additional highlight of the Annual Meeting at Temple on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 pm is the presentation of Washington Hebrew Congregation’s Avodah Honors Awards. We are proud to recognize the “avodah” – good deeds in the form of service and work – displayed by the following six people and the impact their efforts have had on both Washington Hebrew Congregation and the greater community. Mazel tov!Read More  ➔

Simchas and Celebrations - May 17, 2017

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

Simchas and Celebrations - May 10, 2017

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

Camaraderie a Home Run for Synagogue Softball League

"Washington Jewish Week’s" May 4 issue included an article about the Suburban Maryland Synagogue Softball League, for which WHC fields two teams – the Washington Hebrew Nationals, who have won the League championship five times, and the Washington He’Brews, a new team competing in the League for the first time.  Read More  ➔

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