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After Hours: Recent College Grads

Did you graduate college in 2020 or 2021 but didn’t get to throw your cap in the air because of the pandemic? Meet recent grads living in the DC area for a night of connection and belated celebration. With Rabbi Nora, explore what Judaism has to say about closing one chapter and beginning another as we (finally) toast you in person!

Date:
May 26, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$6

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

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

Date:
May 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Basically Jewish

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

Date:
May 31, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$148

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

VIRTUAL: Jewish Flavor: Shavuot Feast

Before Shavuot, Chef Vered Guttman honors the Ashkenazi tradition of eating dairy dishes on the holiday.

Date:
Jun 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Holidays

Hot Topics: A Jewish Approach to Abortion

As political developments unfold on the local and national stage, learn from Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Nora about what Jewish sources have to say about abortion and reproductive justice. After studying the texts, we’ll then process and reflect both the texts and the news in small groups through conversation.  

Date:
Jun 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Half of the proceeds will go to the DC Abortion Fund

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Shabbat at Home Resources

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

Date:
Jun 3, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Sinai Slam: An Alternative Shavuot Experience

Featuring personal stories from Sixth & I’ers and emceed by Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Nora, this storytelling event explores unexpected takes on the holiday’s themes of anticipation, revelation, and conversion.

Date:
Jun 4, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person Ticket: $12
Virtual Ticket: $6

Copies of Sarah Hurwitz’s book, Here All Along, are available for purchase

Category:
Holidays

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Jun 5, 2022 • 9:00 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

National Pride Shabbat

In solidarity with Capital Pride 2022, Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Danny Villanueva lead an inclusive service celebrating the diversity of DC Jewish life.

Date:
Jun 10, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person
Service: Free; registration required
Shabbat Dinner (Subsidized): $18
Shabbat Dinner (Actual Cost): $36

Virtual
Free via Facebook.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Keep Your Friends Close

It can feel harder than ever to make and maintain meaningful friendships as an adult. Rabbi Aaron leads a text-based conversation on friendship that’s equal parts philosophical and practical, offering a Jewish perspective on the number of friends you really need, the best way to form them, and strategies for keeping them

Date:
Jun 13, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Jewish Education
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