with Rabbi Nora
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
Location: Wunder Garten
From sports and pop culture to geography and politics, we’ll test your knowledge at Wunder Garten in the heart of NOMA. Grab friends and form a team, or come solo and meet new people at our mix and match table.
VoteRiders will train volunteers on the importance of combating confusion around state voter ID laws and share best practices for letter-writing to provide voters with the ID information and assistance they need to ensure their votes count.
Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.
Leading up to Labor Day weekend, hear what Judaism has to say about labor justice and learn about local organizing efforts from Hannah Garelick of Jews United for Justice, Altagracia Kubinyi of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and Sarah Levesque of OPEIU-Local 2, which represents thousands of workers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
The class is a mix of lectures, group activities, text studies, and holiday celebrations. No Hebrew language knowledge is required for this class. Those wishing to convert will meet with one of the rabbis individually during the year and beyond.
with Rabbi Aaron
This inclusive service led by Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Sarah Fredrick blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.
In Conversation with Tope Folarin
From the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature comes Afterlives, which is a sweeping, multi-generational saga of displacement, loss, and love, set against the brutal colonization of East Africa and illuminating a legacy of dislocation that is still with us today.