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Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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Thinking Jewi...

Thinking Jewishly: Ancient Jewish Wisdom for the Modern World

What is the role of a synagogue in the public sphere? Should it remain neutral, or does the essence of Jewish philosophy and history demand civic involvement? Explore the intersection between Judaism and social justice with Rabbi Suzy.

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Work in Progress: Political Campaigns

In a bipartisan discussion moderated by Mo Elleithee, campaign professionals from Emily’s List and recent administrations share experiences from local and national campaigns and offer advice for those getting their start in campaign work.

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Ronan Farrow

Ronan Farrow

In War on Peace, the acclaimed journalist and former diplomat illuminates the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership in the years since 9/11.

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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.

For those in their 20s and 30s

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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.

Adult B’nai M...

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Service and Celebration

Celebrate with the graduates of our Adult B’nai Mitzvah class as they lead Shabbat morning services in culmination of their year of study.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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Former Israel...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak

The former prime minister of Israel reflects on his life and his country’s first seven decades, including its successes, setbacks, and misjudgments, in My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace.

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Man’s Attempt...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

For the last time in his tenure at Sixth & I, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to attempt some thoughtfulness about life’s more important questions.

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6th in the Ci...

6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Rick Recht. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:15 pm service.

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Chelsey Green...

Chelsey Green and The Green Project

Billboard-charting recording artists Chelsey Green and The Green Project fuse traditional classical technique with various genres including R&B, pop, soul, funk, jazz, alternative, hip hop, and gospel.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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Be the Change...

Be the Change: An Activism Workshop

Learn the basics of activism, including effective storytelling, lobbying, digital media strategies, and tips for planning or participating in a rally.

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Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan

From the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma comes How to Change Your Mind, an investigation into psychedelic drugs and what they reveal about the human mind, the self, and our connection to the natural world and each other.

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Farewell Shab...

Farewell Shabbat for Rabbi Scott

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

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The TEN: An A...

The TEN: An Alternative Shavuot Experience

Take to the streets of DC for our innovative take on the holiday of Shavuot. Enjoy cheesecake, work on a social justice project to support the local homeless community, take a midnight ride through the city with DC Jews on Bikes, and greet the dawn with yoga on the Mall.

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Deep Dive: Ra...

Deep Dive: Rabbi Scott’s Favorite Teachings

In his last class at Sixth & I, Rabbi Scott shares some of his favorite teachings from the Torah and Jewish tradition, from nuggets of daily wisdom and stories of simple goodness, to tales of the supernatural and confrontations with God.

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Yossi Klein H...

Yossi Klein Halevi, with Walid Issa

In Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, the Jewish Book Award-winning author of Like Dreamers offers a nuanced call for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians and reveals the complex strands of faith, pride, anger, and anguish he feels as a Jew living in Israel.

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Svetlana Legetic

Svetlana Legetic

Brightest Young Things co-founder Svetlana Legetic speaks as a part of the CreativeMornings/DC breakfast lecture series.

Downtown Shab...

Downtown Shabbat: Memorial Day Edition

A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails before the 6:45 pm service. Open to all.

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The Flop House

The Flop House

“The Flop House” is a comedy podcast where three friends watch a bad movie and then discuss it.

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Administrativ...

Administrative Office Closed

Our administrative office will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day, reopening on Tuesday, May 29 at 9:00 am.
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Revealing #Me...

Revealing #MeToo as #WeToo in Jewish Communal Life

In a town hall-style conversation about sexual harassment in our local Jewish community, hear from leaders and experts on the #MeToo movement, share stories, and gain tools and resources to help you move forward.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Services with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Dinner served on Friday. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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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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