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What it Takes: Kabbalat Shabbat

Rabbi Jesse dives into the music, poetry, and rituals of Kabbalat Shabbat, the evening service that welcomes in the Sabbath each week.

Date:
Feb 11, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$18

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Deborah Lipstadt

In Conversation with Rabbi Shira Stutman

In Antisemitism: Here and Now, the award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial offers a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die and on what can be done about it.

Date:
Feb 12, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $42

Category:
Authors & Talks

Howard Schultz

In Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin

From the longtime CEO and chairman of Starbucks comes From the Ground Up, an account of the new responsibilities that leaders, businesses, and citizens share in society today.

Date:
Feb 14, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Category:
Authors & Talks

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.

Date:
Feb 15, 2019 • 6:00 pm
Admission:

Subsidized Shabbat Meal is $15 in advance
$18 day of service
Actual Cost Shabbat Meal is $30

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

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.

Date:
Feb 15, 2019 • 6:30 pm
Admission:

$12 for dinner
$18 per pair

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

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

Date:
Feb 16, 2019 • 9:30 am
Admission:

Free.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Café Nite

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

Date:
Feb 18, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Free. Please RSVP through Mesorah.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Bernard-Henri Lévy

In Conversation with Robert Kagan

Bernard-Henri Lévy—one of the West’s leading intellectuals—asserts in The Empire and the Five Kings that America is retreating from its traditional leadership role as Russia, China, Turkey, Iran, and Sunni radical Islamism are taking steps to assert power and influence.

Date:
Feb 19, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $42

Category:
Authors & Talks

CANCELED: Reshma Saujani

In Conversation with Christina Cauterucci

In Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder, Reshma Saujani—the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code—shows women how to break free from the trap of perfection and rewire themselves for bravery.

Date:
Feb 20, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Category:
Authors & Talks

Downtown Shabbat

A musical service led by musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails before the 6:45 pm service. Open to all.

Date:
Feb 22, 2019 • 6:00 pm
Admission:

Subsidized Shabbat Meal is $15 in advance
$18 day of service
Actual Cost Shabbat Meal is $30

Category:
Shabbat Services
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