Celebrate the New Year of the Trees with a Tu B’Shvat seder, a ritual that began with the Kabbalists of the 16th century. At our seder led by Rabbi Nora, you’ll dive into nature-inspired texts to discover connections between environmentalism and Judaism, learn the basics of Kabbalah, and explore the symbolism behind the fruit, nuts, and four cups of wine we enjoy on this holiday.
with Rabbi Aaron
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Aaron and the Sixth & I musicians blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
with Rabbi Nora
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Jeff Geld blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
Mardi Gras Edition
In celebration of the holidays of Rosh Chodesh Adar and Mardi Gras, this service led by Rabbi Aaron features the sounds of New Orleans from DC-based ensemble DuPont Brass, alongside musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld.
Jews and Hollywood
From “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Fleishman in in Trouble” to cult classics like Wet Hot American Summer, Jews have long cherished the relatively few opportunities they have to see themselves reflected on screen. With Rabbi Nora, discuss and debate what makes a piece of culture Jewish and how Jewish representation in entertainment can break down—or reinforce—stereotypes and antisemitism.
Designed as an entry point into the conversation, this series is for those who want to learn about or engage more deeply with Israel. With Rabbi Aaron as your guide, over four weeks, you’ll gain historical and contemporary frameworks to help you better understand a variety of issues related to Israel, with each week focusing on a different topic.
Experience a night of snubs, surprises, and stars at the first annual Estie Awards, hosted by Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Nora. Show off your look on our red carpet, laugh along at irreverent, guaranteed-to-offend sketches, and dance the night away to live music at our after-party.