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Diane Rehm

In Conversation with Kojo Nnamdi

In When My Time Comes, the renowned radio host examines the right-to-die movement from human, medical, legal, and ethical perspectives, and explores the arguments both for and against the issue.

Date:
Feb 3, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $40

Category:
Authors & Talks

Paul Krugman

In Conversation with Heather Boushey

In Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future, the Nobel Prize–winning economist offers an accessible and compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues within the context of a wider debate in the 2020 election year.

Date:
Feb 4, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks

Is God an Angry Vegan?

As plant-based diets grow in popularity, Rabbi Jesse explores what Jewish tradition has to say about the ethics of eating—or not eating—meat.

Date:
Feb 4, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Diane Keaton

In Conversation with Heather Moran

Keaton and her brother Randy were close at a young age, until Randy became troubled and reclusive, leading a life away from his sister’s and their family. Brother & Sister contemplates the inner workings of families and the bond between siblings, even when pulled far apart.

Date:
Feb 6, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights.

Date:
Feb 7, 2020 • 6:45 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 8, 2020 • 9:30 am
Admission:

Free.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Kinan Azmeh’s CityBand

Best known as a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, the composer and virtuoso clarinetist leads his CityBand, which spans genres including jazz, contemporary, folk, and classical music alongside the deeply resonant musical influences of Azmeh’s own Syrian homeland.

Date:
Feb 8, 2020 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$35

Category:
Music

It’s Only Natural

On Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year for trees, Rabbi Aaron leads a seder in the Kabbalist tradition exploring our responsibility to preserve the natural world. Locally sourced snacks included.

Date:
Feb 10, 2020 • 6:30 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Branching Out: A Tu B’Shvat Yoga Class

In celebration of Tu B’Shvat, ground yourself with a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.

Date:
Feb 11, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Shabbat: Break Away

Second Friday

This interactive service led by Rabbi Aaron and musician Aaron Shneyer is lighter on prayer and has a less structured and more casual vibe than a traditional service. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service, and a home-cooked dinner after.

Date:
Feb 14, 2020 • 6:00 pm
Admission:

Service is free.
Actual cost Shabbat meal is $36
Subsidized Shabbat meal for young professionals or those in financial need is $18 in advance ($20 day of service)

Category:
20s & 30s Programming
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