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WHC Stories - Marcia Weinberg

When the Weinberg family – Rabbi Joe, Marcia, Rachel, and Jonathan (Josh was a twinkle in their eye) – came to Washington, D.C., they thought it would be just for a year so Rabbi Weinberg could finish his dissertation. Things didn’t turn out the way they expected. Read More  ➔

Adult Education, Worship

Reduced to Numbers … Do We Count?

Every week, the Union for Reform Judaism publishes a commentary on the weekly Torah portion on their website. We are excited to announce that this summer, Rabbi Skloot will be writing the URJ's d'var Torah for the Book of Numbers, which we will share with you every Friday, here, on this blog. Shabbat shalom!Read More  ➔


Marking the 160th Anniversary of Our Congressional Charter

On June 2, 1856, President Franklin Pierce signed into law “An Act for the Benefit of the Hebrew Congregation in the City of Washington.” Serving as the charter for Washington Hebrew Congregation, the act conferred all the “rights, privileges, and immunities heretofore granted by law to the Christian churches…to the Hebrew congregation of said city.”Read More  ➔

Early Childhood, Education, Religious Education

WHC Stories - Anne Golder

As our Religious School and Early Childhood Centers bring another wonderful year to a close, we are delighted to share the WHC Story of one of our Religious School teachers, Anne Golder, whose career at WHC began nearly 35 years ago when she became an ECC teacher at JBSC. Watch and enjoy!Read More  ➔

Congregational Conversations, Faith In Action, Shabbat Services

Faith over Fear: Choosing Unity over Extremism

How do you make interfaith dialogue work? Over 250 members of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities came to Temple in search of an answer to that question at “Faith over Fear: Choosing Unity over Extremism” on Friday, May 20.Read More  ➔