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Hammer Time: ...

Hammer Time: Sukkah Building

Pitch in to build Sixth & I’s Sukkah with Rabbi Suzy. Tools and snacks to fuel the build will be provided.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Thinking Jewi...

Thinking Jewishly: Ancient Jewish Wisdom for the Modern World

In this class, delve into some of the most famous Jewish texts to illustrate how ancient values have informed our current democratic ideals.

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Dinner Unplug...

Dinner Unplugged: Sukkot Edition

Exhausted from an over-committed schedule and increasingly fast-paced, go-go-go lifestyle? Detox from nonstop technology with our recurring mid-week dinner – sans smartphones. Mark the first night of Sukkot with an More +
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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan

Rabbi Shira and David Goldstein ​lead a laid-back, egalitarian minyan. This service will combine many of the most popular melodies from 6th in the City Shabbat, creating an unique service with a familiar feel. After services, enjoy an oneg with snacks, challah, and wine.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Dancin’ in th...

Dancin’ in the Streets: A Simchat Torah Celebration

Enjoy Simchat Torah festivities as Rabbi David Shneyer, Chazzan Larry Paul, and Klezmer musicians lead us from the sanctuary to I Street to dance and sing with the Torah. Ticket includes admission, unlimited food and drinks, and tired feet from dancing.

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Shabbasana™: ...

Shabbasana™: Pre-Shabbat Yoga

Prepare your mind and body for Shabbat with Jewish-inspired yoga led by yoga instructor, Dan Kapner.

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6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails before the 7:15 pm service.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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The Facts of ...

The Facts of Life: A Paid Family Leave Workshop

Learn about the law, and decide for yourself if you want to get involved in the campaign to protect DC’s paid family leave law. Workshop led by leaders from Jews United for Justice and Rabbi Suzy Stone.

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Sisterhood Ge...

Sisterhood Gets Fresh

Stroll through the Penn Quarter farmers market, buy fresh food, and learn about how DC farmers markets create a more sustainable food system from a community expert from FRESHFARM. Hear More +

Man’s Attempt...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, modern masculinity, and good scotch, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to attempt some thoughtfulness about life’s more important questions.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Rabbi Scott and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick offer soulful acoustic music, deep spirituality, and a thoughtful service to DC. After services, fill our sanctuary with the spirited sound of new tunes and old favorites.

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Friday Night Shabbat Services with MesorahDC

A traditional service with soulful melodies, contemporary insights, and stories, followed by dinner. Separate seating for women and men during the service.

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Saturday Morn...

Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Dinner Unplugged

Dinner Unplugged

Exhausted from your over-committed schedule and increasingly fast-paced, go-go-go lifestyle? Detox from the nonstop technology mid-week with our recurring weeknight dinner – sans smartphones.

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Serve Others ...

Serve Others with Sixth & I

Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC. The shift lasts from 6:30 am – 9:15 am.

The Hardest C...

The Hardest Conversation

Nearly 400,000 Israeli Jews live in the West Bank for ideological, economic, or just plain practical reasons. A look at the philosophy of settlers and settlements, religious and economic underpinnings of settlements, debate in Israeli society about settlements, and the 2005 disengagement from Gaza.

Stories of th...

Stories of the Sages of Baghdad

Rabbi Haim Ovadia, of Magen David Sephardic Congregation in Rockville, heard the stories of his Iraqi ancestors as a child, growing up in Jerusalem. Part of an unbroken chain of Baghdadi rabbis, Rabbi Ovadia brings the stories of his youth to Sixth & I, sharing tales of the rich past of Iraqi Jews.

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing.

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Shabbat: Pure...

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

Rabbi Scott guides an open service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting.

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Interfaith Ro...

Interfaith Roundtable: The Nature of Patriotism

As the debate between free speech and patriotism heats up in the public arena, this interfaith dialogue is an opportunity to explore what Judaism, Christianity, and Islam can teach us about the meaning of patriotism in the context of social resistance. By exploring verses from the Torah, Christian Bible, and Qur’an we will discuss what our faith traditions say about civic engagement, patriotism, and social justice. This interfaith roundtable is an ongoing project of Sixth & I, The District Church, and CenterDC. Newcomers welcome. Makkah Ali, of the podcast Identity Politics, will help facilitate the conversation alongside Rabbi Suzy Stone and Pastor Aaron Graham. Limited space available. Please RSVP here on a first come, first serve basis.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Hocus Focus: ...

Hocus Focus: Living Healthy in DC

This Halloween, trade costumes and candy for athleisure and nutritious snacks at our healthy living expo. Trick-or-treat for healthy snacks and samples, try out AcroYoga and guided meditation, and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle in DC from a panel of local experts, moderated by Cori Sue, co-founder of Bitches Who Brunch.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Shabbat Services with MesorahDC

A traditional service with soulful melodies, contemporary insights, and stories, followed by dinner. Separate seating for women and men during the service.

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Saturday Morn...

Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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