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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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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Passover Prep

Learn to cook kosher-for-Passover recipes that won’t fall flat during this class led by in-house chef Vered Guttman.

How to Be Kind

How to Be Kind

Rabbi Shira explores what Judaism says about how, when, and why to be kind.

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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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CANCELED: Nin...

CANCELED: Nina Conti: In Your Face Tour

The British Comedy Award winner improvises unforgettable puppetry using live audience members in cartoonish masks, with the help of her simian sidekick.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

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

Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett

In Finding My Voice, the longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her journey as a daughter, mother, lawyer, business leader, public servant, and leader at a historic moment in American history.

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Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Known for his family-friendly TV roles, the actor and veteran comic embraces his dark side through unfiltered stand-up comedy.

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Dreamers̵...

Dreamers’ Circus

The Danish acoustic trio perform original compositions combining influences from Scandinavian folk music with elements of classical music and other traditions from around the world.

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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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Sukkot in Spring

Sukkot in Spring

Help revitalize and repair homes in our community by volunteering with Yachad, an organization dedicated to preserving affordable housing in DC.

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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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Time After Time

Time After Time

From marriage to children to careers, it’s easy to compare ourselves to others and feel like we’re behind when things don’t happen when we expect them to. Rabbi Avi Strausberg explores what Judaism says about timing, agency, and destiny.

The Hardest C...

The Hardest Conversation

Sixth & I rabbis and subject matter experts lead a six-week series of workshops and conversations about Israel, Palestine, and our relationship to them.

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David Brooks

David Brooks

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Social Animal and The Road to Character comes The Second Mountain, a moving exploration of what it means to lead a meaningful life amidst the rampant individualism that has become the defining ethos of our culture.

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Preet Bharara

Preet Bharara

In Doing Justice, the former federal prosecutor offers an overview of the way our justice system works and why the rule of law is essential to our society.

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Erev Passover

Erev Passover

Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Community Seder

Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner lead a traditional Passover seder, complete with reflection and singing.

In Every Gene...

In Every Generation: A Participatory Seder

Led by Rabbi Jesse, this seder combines traditional Passover rituals, singing, storytelling, and a festive meal with engaging conversations and spiritual inspiration.

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Passover

Passover

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Passover

Passover

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Passover

Passover

Café Nite

Café Nite

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

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Passover

Passover

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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Passover

Passover

Hold the Cham...

Hold the Chametz Happy Hour

Grab a drink and enjoy Passover treats—leavening not included.

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Passover

Passover

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Passover

Passover

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

VeVe & T...

VeVe & Tha Rebels

The Afro-folk band comes together with DuPont Brass to showcase some of the most vibrant performing and teaching artists in DC.

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Call Your Mot...

Call Your Mother Post-Passover Pop-Up

Bring on the chametz with bagel sandwiches, babka, and more from the new Jew-ish deli.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

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

Hannah Arendt...

Hannah Arendt and Resistance: A Guide to Jewish Radicalism

In honor of Yom HaShoah, Rabbi Shira and community member Chris Gray lead a discussion of Holocaust scholar Hannah Arendt’s approach to resistance, radicalism, and activism in the face of evil.

An Evening wi...

An Evening with Beth Hart

Described by Blues Magazine as “the ultimate female rock star,” the GRAMMY-nominated powerhouse vocalist performs a raw and unplugged career-spanning set during an intimate, stripped-down solo tour.

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Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World highlights the unique obstacles women and girls are overcoming around the world, and comes at a crucial moment when the struggle for women’s voices to be heard is making headlines on a daily basis.

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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.

Philharmonix

Philharmonix

Composed of seven members of the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras, the rip-roaring, seriously swinging chamber ensemble performs repertoire ranging from Satie and Sting to Brahms and Queen.

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