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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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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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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Shabbat Services with MesorahDC

A traditional service with soulful melodies, contemporary insights, and stories, followed by dinner. Separate seating for women and men during the service.

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Saturday Morn...

Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Washington Co...

Washington Confidential: For Employees of the Federal Government

If you are a federal employee acutely feeling the impact of the election as it relates to the future of your career, then this confidential opportunity to talk with other government workers is for you. Moderated by Rabbi Jack Moline, who has decades of experience serving the needs of those who work in government, this session is a chance to air your concerns and find support.

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MLK Shabbat

MLK Shabbat

This moving service with Turner Memorial AME Church, which worshiped in Sixth & I’s building for five decades, commemorates the spirit and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.

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Finding Stren...

Finding Strength in Tough Times

Learn the spiritual and religious techniques that our ancestors used to build inner strength, and find dignity in tough times.

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Serve Others ...

Serve Others with Sixth & I

Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC.

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Deep Dive: Martin Buber

Rabbi Scott gives a fresh take on Martin Buber’s I and Thou, a classic book of Jewish spiritual thought.

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Chesed and Hummus: A Veg Collective

Enjoy plant-based snacks while discussing a variety of ancient, contemporary, religious, and secular Jewish texts. This Collective explores the intersection between Judaism and vegetarianism.

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In Shabbat We...

In Shabbat We Trust: Friday Night Services

On the evening of the new President’s inauguration, within the whirlwind of politics and emotions, lies the eye of the storm: Shabbat. Twenty-five hours to restore our sense of inner dignity and calm, to remind us of the principles that represent goodness and justice, and to lift us into commitment and resolve. In partnership with Jews United For Justice, T’ruah, Jewish Women International, Lilith magazine, and more, this service for Washingtonians and out-of-town visitors alike will give all who come the chance to rise up, sing together, and trust in the power of Shabbat.

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A Gathering o...

A Gathering of Strength

Before heading out to the Women’s March on Washington, stand together in support of uplifting women’s voices. With reflection and song, Torah reading and other words of inspiration, celebrate diversity and equality, and commit to fight for human rights, dignity, and justice.

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In Shabbat We Trust: Sabbath Day Pass

Sixth & I will be open all day on Shabbat (Saturday) to offer a variety of ways to engage around and process the Inauguration, along with comfort food and spiritual comfort. Teachers, thought-leaders, activists, and facilitators will lead a wide array of activities, from meditation and yoga to text-study sessions and salon-style conversations. A place to hang out and rest will also be available.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Friend Request

Friend Request

Start off 2017 in the spirit of sisterhood. Connect with other local women in their 20s and 30s at our 8th annual speed-friend-making event. Come alone or bring a friend, and leave with new friendship prospects, during a night of speed socializing. Light refreshments will be served.

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Washington Co...

Washington Confidential: For Employees of the Federal Government

If you are a federal employee acutely feeling the impact of the election as it relates to the future of your career, then this confidential opportunity to talk with other government workers is for you. Moderated by Rabbi Jack Moline, who has decades of experience serving the needs of those who work in government, this session is a chance to air your concerns and find support.

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Man’s Attempt...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, modern masculinity, and good scotch, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to attempt some thoughtfulness about life’s more important questions.

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails before the 6:45 pm service. Open to all.

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Shabbat: Pure...

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

Rabbi Scott guides an open service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Lean Right: A...

Lean Right: A Conservative Collective

Discuss issues that motivate and inform politically Right-leaning Jews. This thoughtful forum for exchanging ideas around Conservative thought aims to create a space where diversity of ideas is explored through thoughtful and meaningful dialogue.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Shabbat Services with MesorahDC

A traditional service with soulful melodies, contemporary insights, and stories, followed by dinner. Separate seating for women and men during the service.

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Saturday Morn...

Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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