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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Slow-Cooked Stews

Shabbat overnight stews have existed for centuries throughout the Jewish diaspora, providing a solution for the ancient Jewish desire to feast on a hot meal on Shabbat. With Chef Vered Guttman, learn how to make stews from across the Jewish diaspora including Iraqi t’beet (chicken stuffed with rice) and Yemeni jachnoon rolls.

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Sexuality and...

Sexuality and Gender Identity in Judaism

In this two-part series from Sixth & I’s LGBTQIA Collective, Rabbi Aaron leads an exploration of some of the ways modern rabbis have approached anti-gay sentiments in Jewish texts, and offers a deep dive into texts that subvert the gender binary and traditional gender norms.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

Rabbi Shira facilitates a guided, nonjudgmental space for Jews and their non-Jewish partners to talk, learn, and grow – together and as individuals.

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Laughing Matt...

Laughing Matters: Judaism, Comedy, and Identity

From the Borscht Belt to “Seinfeld,” humor and self-deprecation have long been embedded into Judaism’s DNA. In this two-part series, Rabbi Shira unpacks historical examples of comedy in Jewish tradition, while Rabbi Aaron explores contemporary Jewish creators and what they reveal about being Jewish today.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Shabbat at Ho...

Shabbat at Home Resources

On this first Friday of the month, our religious programming staff is welcoming Shabbat independently, but we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own service.

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Shabbat: Day Off

Shabbat: Day Off

This come one, come all Shabbat offering has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to dive deep into the week’s teachings, get more acquainted with Saturday morning services, or introduce kids to Shabbat rituals.

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Have a Little...

Have a Little Faith

Your 20s and 30s are a time for figuring out who you are as an adult, what matters to you, and what being Jewish can mean to you at this stage of your life. With Rabbi Aaron, explore how Judaism might add meaning to your life and how to make it a relevant and authentic part of your identity.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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Laughing Matt...

Laughing Matters: Judaism, Comedy, and Identity

From the Borscht Belt to “Seinfeld,” humor and self-deprecation have long been embedded into Judaism’s DNA. With Rabbi Aaron, explore contemporary Jewish creators and what they reveal about being Jewish today.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Shabbat: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This virtual service led by Rabbi Aaron and musician Aaron Shneyer is lighter on prayer and has a more casual vibe than a traditional service. In celebration of the holidays of Rosh Chodesh Adar and Mardi Gras, the service features music inspired by the sounds of New Orleans.

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Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Monday, February 15 for Presidents’ Day. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Tuesday, February 16.
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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Shabbat: Good...

Shabbat: Good Soul

Traditional and contemplative, this virtual service led by Rabbi Shira offers a deep sense of focus and intention, aided by stirring music from Aaron Shneyer.

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Asking for a ...

Asking for a Friend

Moving to a new city can be tough, and even more so during a global pandemic. Over Zoom, meet other 20s and 30s who are new in town and looking to connect. You’ll have the opportunity to get the down low of some of DC’s best offerings, discover more ways for young Jewish professionals to gather, and maybe even meet a new neighbor.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Purim Party

Follow along with Chef Vered Guttman as she prepares a Persian feast for Purim.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

Purim 2021: T...

Purim 2021: The Zoom Where it Happened

After an upside-down year, experience our irreverent and politically incorrect spiel guaranteed to offend just about everyone at some point, games with the DC Improv cast, DIY cocktails, and giveaways from some of your favorite local businesses.

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Shabbat: Hit ...

Shabbat: Hit Reset

Blending contemporary and traditional elements, this virtual service is designed to foster community in a thoughtful, accessible, and radically welcoming setting. Led this month by Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin, rabbinic fellow at One America Movement, and musician Aaron Shneyer.

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Sexuality and...

Sexuality and Gender Identity in Judaism

In this series from Sixth & I’s LGBTQIA Collective, Rabbi Aaron offers a deep dive into texts that subvert the gender binary and traditional gender norms.

What it Takes...

What it Takes: Shabbat Morning Prayers

For some, the Shabbat morning prayer service has a reputation of being daunting, long, and inaccessible. What if instead you understood the prayers and service structure enough to make the experience more meditative, reflective, and energizing? With Rabbi Shira, learn some of the deeper meanings of the most important Shabbat morning prayers.

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Basically Jewish

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Aaron 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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Shabbat at Ho...

Shabbat at Home Resources

On this first Friday of the month, our religious programming staff is welcoming Shabbat independently, but we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own service.

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Shabbat: Day Off

Shabbat: Day Off

This come one, come all Shabbat offering has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to dive deep into the week’s teachings, get more acquainted with Saturday morning services, or introduce kids to Shabbat rituals.

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