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.
CANCELED: Working for Change: Labor, Justice, and Judaism
Leading up to Labor Day weekend, hear what Judaism has to say about labor justice and learn about local organizing efforts from Hannah Garelick of Jews United for Justice, Altagracia Kubinyi of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and Sarah Levesque of OPEIU-Local 2, which represents thousands of workers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
Labor on the Bimah
Before Labor Day, Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld lead a Shabbat service that weaves together labor issues, social justice, and Judaism.
Jewish Welcome Workshop
The class is a mix of lectures, group activities, text studies, and holiday celebrations. No Hebrew language knowledge is required for this class. Those wishing to convert will meet with one of the rabbis individually during the year and beyond.
Friday Night Services
with Rabbi Aaron
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Sarah Fredrick blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
- Sep 9, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
In-Person Attendance: FREE. Registration required.
Virtual Attendance: FREE via Facebook.
- 20s & 30s Programming
Hit Refresh: Preparing for the High Holidays
With Rabbi Nora, cultivate deeper meaning, emotional connection, and spiritual focus at the start of Jewish New Year. Through learning, personal reflection, and conversation, gain practical tools to reset for a more open-minded start to 5783.
Friday Night Services with Dinner
with Rabbi Nora
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Danny Schwartz, and Sarah Fredrick blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
- Sep 16, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Service: Free; registration required
Shabbat Dinner (Subsidized): $18
Shabbat Dinner (Actual Cost): $36
Free via Facebook.
- 20s & 30s Programming
CANCELED: Renew and Restart: A High Holidays Yoga Class
During the month of Elul, free your mind and body and cultivate spiritual focus leading up to the new year through a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.
CANCELED: Letter Writing with VoteRiders
VoteRiders will train volunteers on the importance of combating confusion around state voter ID laws and share best practices for letter-writing to provide voters with the ID information and assistance they need to ensure their votes count.
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.