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Administrativ...

Administrative Office Closed

Our administrative office will be closed for Simchat Torah/Shemini Atzeret on Monday, October 1. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Tuesday, October 2.

Dancin’ in th...

Dancin’ in the Streets: A Simchat Torah Celebration

Rabbi David Shneyer, Chazzan Larry Paul, and klezmer musicians lead us from the sanctuary to I Street to dance and sing with the Torah. Rhythm not required.

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Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

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

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Anger Management

Anger Management

When the world doesn’t look the way you want it to, how do you know when it’s time to build bridges and when it’s time to get mad? Using Jewish teachings, Rabbi Jesse leads a discussion on moral outrage and civil discourse.

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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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Hear our Voices

Hear our Voices

At a prayer service led by Rabbi Shira, raise your voice in support of survivors of sexual assault and harassment, and find community and comfort following these past few challenging weeks.

Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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Hebrew Litera...

Hebrew Literacy II: Payerbook Hebrew

This course introduces common vocabulary, roots, and key grammatical structures to translate the Hebrew found in prayers and readings in synagogue, home observances, and Jewish cultural life.

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6th in the Ci...

6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musicians Rick Recht and Aaron Shneyer. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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Truth to Powe...

Truth to Power: The Struggle for Israel’s Democracy

As Israel celebrates 70 years of independence, we have many reasons to take pride in its democracy. But just as we cannot take our own democracy for granted in America, nor can Israelis. What are the current risks to Israel’s democratic character? Rabbi Shira Stutman, Sixth & I’s Senior Rabbi, will lead a timely conversation with leading Israeli activist and New Israel Fund Director in Israel Mickey Gitzin and acclaimed Middle East scholar and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Center for Middle East Policy Tamara Wittes.

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Welcoming the...

Welcoming the Stranger: Jewish Values, Immigration, and Refugees

On the day before National Refugee Shabbat, explore with Rabbi Jesse what Jewish values and traditions say about our obligation to stand up for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants.

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National Refu...

National Refugee Shabbat

Reflective and soulful service at 7:00 pm led by Rabbi Jesse, Rabbi Shira, and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick, followed by dinner.

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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.

Shabbat: Pure...

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

Rabbi Jesse 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

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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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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Café Nite

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

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The Democracy...

The Democracy Dilemma

Ahead of the midterm elections, Rabbi Jesse leads a discussion on the challenges of upholding democratic institutions. Explore how Judaism approaches dilemmas of collective decision making, political power, and checks and balances.

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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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