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Erev Rosh Has...

Erev Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Office Closed

Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office is closed Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. With questions about High Holiday services, please email [email protected] or call 202.408.3100 More +
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Office Closed

Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office is closed Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. With questions about High Holiday services, please email [email protected] or call 202.408.3100 More +

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

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NEW VENUE: RY X

NEW VENUE: RY X

On his third album, Blood Moon, the Australian musician explores connections to nature, to emotions and relationships, and to his body and spirit.

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Shabbat: Exhale

Shabbat: Exhale

At this one-hour alternative Shabbat service, unwind and reconnect through guided meditation, reflection on Jewish teachings, and communal singing. Mindfulness teacher Alison Cohen will be your guide for this service with music from Danny Villanueva.

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POSTPONED: Pe...

POSTPONED: Pete Souza

In The West Wing and Beyond: What I Saw Inside the Presidency, Souza shares rarely seen photos and stories of life and work in the White House, the Situation Room, and more. You’ll go behind the scenes of consequential moments in the Oval Office, decisive meetings in the West Wing, and even some fun moments aboard Air Force One—all offering a fascinating look into the details that comprise the modern presidency.

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Kol Nidre

Kol Nidre

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

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Shabbat at Home

Shabbat at Home

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

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RESCHEDULED DATE: Pete Souza

In The West Wing and Beyond: What I Saw Inside the Presidency, Souza shares rarely seen photos and stories of life and work in the White House, the Situation Room, and more. You’ll go behind the scenes of consequential moments in the Oval Office, decisive meetings in the West Wing, and even some fun moments aboard Air Force One—all offering a fascinating look into the details that comprise the modern presidency.

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Erev Sukkot

Erev Sukkot

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Sukkot

Sukkot

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Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkah Open H...

Sukkah Open Hours

In celebration of the harvest holiday, stop by to check out our sukkah and shake the lulav and etrog.

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin

A quarter of a century after her memoir, Thinking in Pictures, forever changed how the world understood autism, Grandin transforms our awareness of the different ways our brains are wired in Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions.

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Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkah Open H...

Sukkah Open Hours

In celebration of the harvest holiday, stop by to check out our sukkah and shake the lulav and etrog.

Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger

In All Things Aside: Absolutely Correct Opinions the award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and producer shares a collection of hilarious and insightful essays about the exasperating issues of everyday life. From the macro to the micro, Shlesinger tackles it all with her no-BS comedic style.

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Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkah Open H...

Sukkah Open Hours

In celebration of the harvest holiday, stop by to check out our sukkah and shake the lulav and etrog.

CANCELED: Stu...

CANCELED: Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know

In their new book Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know, Ben Bowlin, Matthew Frederick, and Noel Brown, hosts of the eponymous podcast, look at popular conspiracy theories—from chemtrails to surveillance to the Tuskegee experiment—and seek to discern fact from fiction.

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Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkah Open H...

Sukkah Open Hours

In celebration of the harvest holiday, stop by to check out our sukkah and shake the lulav and etrog.

Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services

This inclusive service led by Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Jeff Geld blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.

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Sukkot

Sukkot

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Sukkot

Sukkot

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Shemini Atzeret

Shemini Atzeret

Dancin’ In th...

Dancin’ In the Streets: A Simchat Torah Celebration

We’re shutting down I Street once again for our signature Simchat Torah celebration. Let loose and dance like no one’s watching as you enjoy live music, themed cocktails, and other festivities led by the Sixth & I rabbis and musicians.

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Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah

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Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk

From the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature comes Nights of Plague —a bold and brilliant novel, part detective story and part historical epic that chronicles a plague ravaging a fictional island in the Ottoman Empire.

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Phil Rosenthal

Phil Rosenthal

In Somebody Feed Phil the Book, Rosenthal presents more than sixty of viewers’ most requested recipes from acclaimed international chefs and local legends alike and shares never-before-heard stories from every episode of the first four seasons of the series.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services

This inclusive service led by Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.

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MATISYAHU

MATISYAHU

More than a decade after his first solo tour, MATISYAHU and his band have embraced improvisational music as a way to express the yearning for deep spiritual meaning, connect to something beyond the self, and reflect the unpredictable flow of life.

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Workshop: How...

Workshop: How to Become a Changemaker

Imparting lessons from his new book, Becoming a Changemaker, social entrepreneur and UC Berkeley Haas faculty member Alex Budak leads an interactive workshop on leading positive change no matter your role, title, or level.

Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon

In I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame, the comedian shares original full-color caricatures and funny, endearing personal essays about his famous friends. Alongside his portraits and doodles, Nealon takes readers through his memories including being on the SNL set with Chris Farley and Dana Carvey, his idolization of James Taylor, the eulogy he gave at his dear friend Garry Shandling’s funeral, and much more.

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FiveThirtyEig...

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Nate Silver, Galen Druke and special guests will discuss how the current political environment has upended expectations and how the 2022 midterms could be historic.

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Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham

In And There Was Light, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and #1 New York Times bestselling author chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America.

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Shabbat at Home

Shabbat at Home

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

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Building a Je...

Building a Jewish Home

Open to couples and singles, Jewish and interfaith, this workshop led by Rabbi Nora helps you to craft your unique Jewish life.

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Beth Orton

Beth Orton

After struggling with incorrectly diagnosed health issues for years, the singer-songwriter turned a major corner in 2014 when she was finally able to begin managing her condition with medication after the correct diagnosis. These experiences turned into the eight-track Weather Alive, the first album she’s ever self-produced in her nearly 30-year career.

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Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Salons

Over five weeks, engage with a small group of your peers in meaningful, salon-style conversations that help us explore our relationship to ourselves, each other, and the moment we’re living in. Facilitated by Sixth & I’er Nick Anderson, the discussions—grounded in Jewish text—take on everything from friendship to conflict to decision-making.

Hoppy Hour

Hoppy Hour

As a new year brews, make some new connections over drinks and snacks at The Brig, a beer garden in Navy Yard. We’ll keep the conversation on tap with ice breakers and prompts.

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An Evening wi...

An Evening with Andrés Cepeda

Originally from Bogota, Colombia, the singer-songwriter and Latin GRAMMY award-winner’s career has spanned over 20 years, making him one of the most important pop artists in his hometown.

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Shabbat: Exhale

Shabbat: Exhale

At this one-hour alternative Shabbat service, unwind and reconnect through guided meditation, reflection on Jewish teachings, and communal singing. Mindfulness teacher Alison Cohen and Rabbi Aaron will be your guides for this service with music from Aaron Shneyer.

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