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Personal Fina...

Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties: Beth Kobliner

The New York Times bestseller Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties (originally published in 1996) is the financial bible for young people, laying out in simple, no-nonsense terms, exactly what they need to know.

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Mandy Len Cat...

Mandy Len Catron and Ada Calhoun

What really makes love last? Authors and contributors to the New York Times “Modern Love” column Mandy Len Catron and Ada Calhoun offer their takes in a lovely conversation.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan

Rabbi Suzy leads a laid-back, egalitarian minyan with musician Gavri-Tov Yares. This service combines many of the popular melodies from 6th in the City and Good Soul Shabbats while incorporating new tunes with an international flair.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan

A relaxed, musical Friday night service led by Rabbi Suzy and musician Aaron Shneyer. After services, enjoy an oneg with snacks, challah, and wine.

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Dinner Unplugged

Dinner Unplugged

Enjoy a laid-back and alternative experience, power off your phone, and unplug with good old-fashioned conversation over a delicious meal from Vapiano. BYOB and get some IRL face time with new people over games, conversation starters, and more.

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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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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: Intern Edition

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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Harry Potter ...

Harry Potter and The Sacred Text

What if we read the books we love as if they were sacred texts? What would we learn? How might they change us? Harry Potter and the Sacred Text is a podcast the reads Harry Potter, the best-selling series of all time, as if it was a sacred text.

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Trivia Under the Stars

From sports to pop culture, geography to politics, we’ll test your knowledge of it all outdoors in the heart of NOMA at Wunder Garten. Coming solo? Sit at the “Mix & Match” table to meet new people and share your brainpower.

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Serve Others with Sixth & I

Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC.

Lies My Hebre...

Lies My Hebrew School Teacher Told Me

Jews don’t believe in Heaven or Hell? You can’t be buried in a Jewish cemetery if you’re tattooed? The challah (bread) on the Shabbat table is embarrassed?
Shining a beacon of truth, Rabbi Scott steps in to uncover the truth behind all of the lies your Hebrew School teacher may have told you.

The Hardest C...

The Hardest Conversation

Explore the birth of both Jewish and Palestinian national aspirations and their divergent experiences of Israel’s founding: the War of Independence and the Nakba (“catastrophe” in Arabic) , respectively. Discuss the ways historical narratives live on today, how they shape the negotiating table, and whether mutual recognition of these narratives might help pave a path forward. This class will be taught by Rabbi Shira and Obada Shtaya of OneVoice International.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

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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Ride

Ride

The famed British rock band reunites after years apart for a tour that showcases a new era for the band’s music. Initially known for its part in the early 1990s “shoegazing” scene in England, Ride’s debut album, Nowhere, is noted as one of the greatest albums of the genre.

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Monumental Mo...

Monumental Mondays: Jefferson Memorial

In addition to penning the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson is perhaps best known for his ardent support of religious freedom and his role in shaping the First Amendment. His personal views of Christianity and Judaism are complex and sometimes quite critical and his relationship to slavery has called into question his commitment to liberty. In this ongoing series about the founding fathers and their faith, learn how Jefferson’s diverse religious beliefs shaped the foundation of America democracy. Grab a picnic dinner and a blanket and meet Rabbi Suzy at the Jefferson Memorial.

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Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson, a new edition commemorating the milestone is being published.

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Kindness Coll...

Kindness Collective Welcome Meeting

Do you aspire to be a reliable friend? The soup bringer or gift giver? The one who visits people when they’re sick or shows up to help them move that More +
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Xavier Rudd: ...

Xavier Rudd: The Change Coming Tour

Warm, powerful and emotive are just a few ways to describe Rudd’s acclaimed music. The multi-instrumentalist has become known for energetic and soulful live performances and this upcoming appearance should deliver no less.

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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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DC Roots: Exp...

DC Roots: Exploring Urban Farming

Fresh produce is something we can all enjoy, but it isn’t something everyone in DC has equal access to. Learn about food justice and urban farming as we cycle to Northeast DC for a tour of East Capitol Urban Farm. Following the tour, help harvest fresh greens to deliver to DC Central Kitchen and enjoy a local, sustainably sourced vegetarian meal by DC native chef and restaurateur, Shawn Lightfoot of Art-drenaline Cafe.

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Erev Tisha B&...

Erev Tisha B’Av

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Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av

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SiriusXM’s Co...

SiriusXM’s Coffee House Live Tour: Joshua Radin & Rachael Yamagata

Love and the complications surrounding it have long proven to be Joshua Radin‘s songwriting forte. Though he never intended to be a live performer, there was little choice when the More +
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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan

Rabbi Shira will 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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Kicks & Wicks: Tailgate, Game, & Havdalah

Put on your game face to cheer for the DC United soccer team as they take on the Toronto FC. Meet at Sixth & I’s tailgate tent for drinks and snacks before the game. Rabbi Suzy will lead a spiritual Havdalah service on the field following the game.

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