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Faith In Action, Mitzvah Day, Repairing The World

You Made it Matter!

Last Sunday, our Temple community came out in huge numbers to help the homeless, sick, hungry, and underprivileged in our region. Our project sites at Temple, JBSC, and around the D.C. metro area were transformed as hundreds of volunteers worked together to make a difference. As Mitzvah Day 2015 drew to a close, our project site leaders counted an impressive number of accomplishments: 20 wooden tables and benches were constructed as part of our partnership with Bread for the City; 50 birthday boxes were created for children with serious illnesses; 8 friends from Jewish Foundation for Group Homes participated with volunteers in activities… Read More  ➔

Culture & the Arts

Synagonistis: Greek Jews in the National Resistance

We recently welcomed a new traveling exhibit presented in partnership by the Jewish Museum of Greece and the Greek Secretariat General for Communication to our space in Kreeger Lobby. "Synagonistis" tells the story of Greek Jews in the National Resistance during World War II and is on display now through Tuesday, May 26 at Temple. The idea for “Synagonistis” was born out of the Jewish Museum of Greece’s research for an earlier exhibit, “The Holocaust of the Greek Jews, 1941-1944.” As the Museum’s staff put together this project, they came into contact with… Read More  ➔

Faith In Action, Mitzvah Day, Repairing The World

Announcing a New Project for Mitzvah Day 2015

On Sunday, April 19 at 10:00 am at JBSC, WHC Mitzvah Day volunteers can help build picnic tables, benches, and chairs for Bread for the City. This non-profit organization not only provides fresh produce for D.C.’s neediest residents – they grow it too! Bread for the City’s fruit orchard in Beltsville, Maryland brings volunteer groups and clients out to assist with the planting and harvesting. To provide educational and programming space for these individuals, WHC’s TOV Fund supported the build of an outdoor pavilion last fall. For Mitzvah Day, WHC members can help support Bread… Read More  ➔

Camp Keetov, Education

Making the Right Camp Choice for Your Child

Why should you choose a preschool camp for your child? Maxine Perlmutter; Camp Keetov Director, Maryland Campus; outlines the benefits in a new featured blog post at Activity Rocket. Read it by clicking here. You can learn more about our Maryland Camp Keetov Campus and our outstanding programs for toddlers through Kindergartners at our upcoming information session on Monday, March 16 at 9:30 am at JBSC. Registration for our Maryland and D.C. locations is now open. Visit our website to learn more. Read More  ➔

Community Issues/Social Action, Faith In Action, Motzi Fellowship, Repairing The World

From Farm to Table at JBSC

Want to bring farm fresh veggies home every week? Think supporting local agriculture and building community are important? We do too! This year, for the first time, WHC is partnering with a local farm to bring a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program to JBSC. Every Tuesday from 4:00 - 6:00 pm, June through October, a truck from One Acre Farm will be in our parking lot with bags of produce grown and selected by "Farmer Mike" Protas for those who have enrolled in the CSA. We will have a variety of share sizes to fill the needs and interests of every family,… Read More  ➔

Family, Family Services, Holiday Services, WHECTY

The Weekend’s "Super" Purim Celebration

Faster than a spinning dreidel, more powerful than Moses parting the Red Sea, able to leap Masada in a single bound! Look! On the bimah, it’s WHC Super Clergy!!Read More  ➔