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“Modern Love”...

“Modern Love” Screening and Conversation

Screen an episode of the new Modern Love Amazon Original series, based on Deborah Copaken’s “Modern Love” essay, “When Cupid is a Prying Journalist.” Conversation with Copaken and Daniel Jones, editor of the “Modern Love” column at The New York Times, to follow.

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Eve Rodsky

Eve Rodsky

Offering a 21st-century solution to the age-old problem of women shouldering the brunt of domestic responsibilities, Fair Play identifies the 100 main tasks in any marriage in this combination how-to guide for couples and modern marriage manifesto.

Café Nite

Café Nite

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

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Finding My Re...

Finding My Religion: The Relevance of Judaism Today

In Here All Along, Sarah Hurwitz—former head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama—recounts her journey to reconnect with Judaism and the profound insights she discovered along the way. During an interactive conversation, Hurwitz and Rabbi Aaron Potek discuss (and debate) the most exciting, important, challenging, and inspiring aspects of Judaism and talk about why it’s worth participating in this rich and complicated tradition.

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J.S. Ondara

J.S. Ondara

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “an invigorating new voice in American folk music,” the Nairobi-born singer-songwriter offers a fresh take on the American dream in his debut album, Tales of America.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. 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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Happier Hour:...

Happier Hour: An Evening With Gretchen and Elizabeth

In the award-winning podcast, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin and her sister Elizabeth Craft offer tips on how to be happier, healthier, and more creative.

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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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The G Word

The G Word

While the concept of God is a centerpiece of Jewish texts, it’s not often part of everyday conversations. Discuss how we think about God in daily life, hear about the ways that individuals approach divine experiences, and reflect on your own understanding of God with rabbinical student Sarah Brammer-Shlay.

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SiriusXM Coff...

SiriusXM Coffeehouse Tour Featuring Joshua Radin & The Weepies

Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin comes together with husband-and-wife duo The Weepies for an evening of folk music.

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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 and 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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6th in the Ci...

6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Aaron and musician Aaron Shneyer.

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Jordan Rakei

Jordan Rakei

The New Zealand-Australian multi-instrumentalist and vocalist performs from his latest album, Origin.

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Lindy West

Lindy West

From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Shrill comes The Witches Are Coming, an incisive cultural critique that explains how patriarchy, intolerance, and misogyny are still alive and well.

Café Nite

Café Nite

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

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Dear HBR: Per...

Dear HBR: Perfect Timing

In a live recording of “Dear HBR,” the advice show for workplace dilemmas, hosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn discuss your timely questions about when to leave a job, take a risk, pitch a new idea and more with Daniel Pink, the bestselling author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick.

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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.

Amjad Ali Khan

Amjad Ali Khan

The world’s preeminent sarod player brings his expressive sound to a family gathering of Indian classical music as he performs alongside his sons, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.

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The Writing’s...

The Writing’s on the Wall

Sixth & I recently unveiled two new quotes—chosen by our community—to adorn our bimah: “Arise, shine, your light has come,” and “Love the stranger, for you were strangers.” With Rabbi Jesse, explore the origin of these passages and their unexpected use through history.

Café Nite

Café Nite

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

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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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Dessa

Dessa

The singer, rapper, and songwriter defies genres and expectations on Sound the Bells, her groundbreaking live record with the Minnesota Orchestra.

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A musical service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner. 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.

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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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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan: Renewal Shabbat

Rabbi Jesse and musician Aaron Shneyer lead a laid-back, egalitarian minyan.

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