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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 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

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

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6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer.

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Sukkah Build and Gentrification Walking Tour

Pitch in to build Sixth & I’s sukkah with Rabbi Aaron, and take a guided walking tour exploring the history of gentrification in DC.

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Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s administrative office is closed Monday, October 14 for Sukkot. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00 am.
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CANCELED: Hou...

CANCELED: House & Home

Challenge your ideas about what it means to be at home in America through an after-hours, docent-led tour of the National Building Museum’s House & Home exhibit.

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No Place Like...

No Place Like Home

How does our understanding of home inform how we experience and respond to homelessness? Rabbi Aaron explores the theme of homelessness—both metaphorically and literally—as it relates to Sukkot.

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Adult B’nai Mitzvah Course

This course meets weekly beginning Wednesday, October 16.  This 30-week workshop enables participants to deepen their connection to Jewish spirituality and practice. It is designed to create comfort and gain mastery More +
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Dwelling With...

Dwelling Within: A Yoga Class for Sukkot

In celebration of Sukkot, Jewish yoga and mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated text study and gentle yoga flow.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Jesse and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm 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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Dancin’ in th...

Dancin’ in the Streets: A Simchat Torah Celebration

Sixth & I rabbis, 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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In My Feelings

In My Feelings

From happiness and shame to love and anger, explore what Judaism has to say about all the feelings with Rabbi Aaron.

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Partnership A...

Partnership Against the Odds: Can Israelis and Palestinians Create a Shared Story?

News coverage about Israelis, Palestinians, Jews and Arabs is filled with narratives of right versus wrong. What happens when instead of perpetuating a culture of blame, those on each side of the conflict challenge themselves to listen and build? In a conversation moderated by Rabbi Shira, explore the challenges, opportunities, and outcomes with activists and creatives involved in unlikely partnerships, including Alon-Lee Green and Maisam Jaljuli of Standing Together, and Tawfik Abu-Wael and Joseph Cedar, two of the co-creators of the new HBO series “Our Boys.”

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A musical service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner. 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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Finding My Re...

Finding My Religion: The Relevance of Judaism Today

In Here All Along, Sarah Hurwitz—former head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama—recounts her journey to reconnect with Judaism and the profound insights she discovered along the way. During an interactive conversation, Hurwitz and Rabbi Aaron Potek discuss (and debate) the most exciting, important, challenging, and inspiring aspects of Judaism and talk about why it’s worth participating in this rich and complicated tradition.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

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

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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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