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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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Man’s A...

Man’s Attempt at Mindfulness

Using the teachings of Mussar—where ancient wisdom meets contemporary self-help—Rabbi Jesse brings a group of men together to discuss life’s important questions and practice personal growth.

Oh My Heavens...

Oh My Heavens: Judaism and the Afterlife

Using teachings from the Talmud and from modern thinkers, Rabbi Avi Strausberg leads a discussion on heaven, hell, and everything in between to explore how Jewish conceptions of death can help us lead a better life.

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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.

Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet

The GRAMMY-winning quartet performs signature Kronos works and new compositions by composers from the countries impacted by the 2017 executive order on immigration.

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Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

One of Scotland’s most successful comedians, the 28-year-old stand-up comic performs his tenth solo show with Daniel Sloss: X.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

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

The Crisis in...

The Crisis in Gaza: Policy Ideas for Peace

Experts from the Center for a New American Security and the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy explore how to break the cycle of violence in Gaza.

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Karamo Brown

Karamo Brown

In Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope, “Queer Eye”’s culture expert shares his story for the first time, exploring how the challenges in his own life have allowed him to transform the lives of those in need.

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Alyssa Mastro...

Alyssa Mastromonaco

So Here’s the Thing… is a no-nonsense twenty-first-century girl’s guide to life from the former White House deputy chief of staff under President Obama.

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6th in the Ci...

6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service.

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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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Women at Work...

Women at Work Podcast

In the award-winning podcast from the Harvard Business Review, experts discuss navigating the rewards and risks of being in the spotlight at work.

Resetting the...

Resetting the Table: Town Square on Israel

Facilitators from Resetting the Table, an organization dedicated to building productive conversation across political and religious differences, lead small-group conversations on charged issues connected to Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Andrew Rannells

Andrew Rannells

From the actor, singer, and performer best known for originating the role of Elder Price in “The Book of Mormon” and playing Elijah Krantz in HBO’s “Girls” comes Too Much is Not Enough: A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood.

Basically Jewish

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Jesse leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Jesse and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service.

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.

Dr. Lonnie Sm...

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

A living legend of the Hammond B-3 organ, the NEA Jazz Master performs from his new live album, All in My Mind.

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Purim Upside ...

Purim Upside Down

Yoga teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated Jewish meditation and gentle yoga flow to prepare your body and mind for Purim festivities. All levels of experience welcome.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

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

Take on the T...

Take on the Talmud

Dive into the magnum opus of Jewish thought and practice with Rabbi Jesse. Discover the Talmud’s take on timeless issues like ethics, spirituality, power, love, and civil discourse.

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Resilience Un...

Resilience Unmasked: Purim, Protest, and Power

From Esther to Queen Vashti, Rabbi Avi Strausberg looks to women from Jewish tradition to offer insight into the contemporary struggle for justice in the age of #MeToo.

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Erev Purim

Erev Purim

Shushan Circu...

Shushan Circus: A Purim Celebration

Experience a full megillah reading and unconventional spiel, a satirical spin on the traditional Purim story. Enjoy hamataschen, dancing, carnival games, and plenty of libations at our after-party.

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Purim

Purim

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A musical 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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Shabbat: Pure...

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

Rabbi Jesse guides a learner’s service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting.

Anoushka Shan...

Anoushka Shankar, sitar (Early Show)

The sitar virtuoso and cross-genre adventurer returns to her roots in North Indian classical music.

Anoushka Shan...

Anoushka Shankar, sitar (Late Show)

The sitar virtuoso and cross-genre adventurer returns to her roots in North Indian classical music.

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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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Spirituality ...

Spirituality and Social Justice

Are you doing enough to make the world a better place? Dr. Erica Brown speaks with Ruth Messinger, an iconic social justice activist and former president of the American Jewish World Service, and Sarah Hurwitz, the former chief speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, about the intersection between Judaism, spirituality, and social justice.

Man’s A...

Man’s Attempt at Mindfulness

Using the teachings of Mussar—where ancient wisdom meets contemporary self-help—Rabbi Jesse brings a group of men together to discuss life’s important questions and practice personal growth.

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Cecile Richards

Cecile Richards

On the occasion of the paperback release of the New York Times bestseller Make Trouble, the author and former president of Planned Parenthood speaks to other women leaders about standing up, speaking out, and finding the courage to lead.

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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

In her new book, Outer Order, Inner Calm, Rubin tackles the challenges of clearing clutter to help create a more peaceful, pleasant, and orderly environment, and in turn make for happier, healthier, and more productive lives.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan: Renewal Shabbat

Rabbi Jesse will lead a laid-back, egalitarian minyan.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

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

An Evening wi...

An Evening with Daveed Diggs

Be in the room where it happens as Sixth & I celebrates 15 years of reimagining how arts and culture, spirituality, and community can inspire more meaningful and fulfilling lives.

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Lori Gottlieb

Lori Gottlieb

In Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Gottlieb—a psychotherapist and the “Dear Therapist” columnist for The Atlantic—takes us behind the scenes of a therapist’s world where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she).

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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.

Chucho Valdés

Chucho Valdés

The three-time Latin GRAMMY Award-winner and towering virtuoso pianist performs alone in an intimate program.

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