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Friday Night Services

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.

Date:
Aug 19, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person Attendance: FREE. Registration required.

Virtual Attendance: FREE via Facebook.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Trivia Under the Stars

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.

Date:
Aug 23, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$15

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Letter Writing with VoteRiders

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.

Date:
Aug 25, 2022 • 6:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE.

Category:
Social Justice

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Aug 26, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

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.

Date:
Sep 1, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

CANCELED: Working for Change: Labor, Justice, and Judaism

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. 

Date:
Sep 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Social Justice

Labor on the Bimah

Before Labor Day, Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld lead a Shabbat service that weaves together labor issues, social justice, and Judaism.

Date:
Sep 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person Attendance: FREE. Registration required.

Virtual Attendance: FREE via Facebook.

Category:
Holidays

Jewish Welcome Workshop

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.

Date:
Sep 6, 2022 • 6:30 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Friday Night Services

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.

Date:
Sep 9, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person Attendance: FREE. Registration required.
Virtual Attendance: FREE via Facebook.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Abdulrazak Gurnah

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.

Date:
Sep 13, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $18
Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks
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