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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to (virtually) connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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What it Takes: How to Lead a Virtual Seder

Whether this is your first time hosting or if you need a refresher, Rabbi Jesse explores ways to spice up your seder, liberate your mind, and keep guests engaged.

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Morning Mindf...

Morning Mindfulness & Gratitude

Rabbi Jesse leads a guided meditation, short morning blessings of gratitude, and some spiritual reflections from Jewish tradition to help set the tone for the rest of your day.

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LIVE-STREAM: Esther Safran Foer

The debut memoir by Sixth & I’s former CEO, I Want You to Know We’re Still Here is the story of Esther’s journey to piece together a mystery from her family’s past and of four generations living in the shadow of the Holocaust.

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Deep Dive: Th...

Deep Dive: The Four Children

The Passover Haggadah describes four children: the wise one, the wicked one, the simple one, and the one who doesn’t know how to ask. Rabbi Aaron leads an analysis of this confusing and challenging text, coupled with a conversation about its relevance for Jews today.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and facilitates a short journaling exercise.

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CANCELED: Robert Reich

From the bestselling author of Saving Capitalism and The Common Good comes The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It, an urgent analysis of how the “rigged” systems of American politics and power operate, how this status quo came to be, and how average citizens can enact change.

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Jewish Flavor: Passover Prep

Whether you’re cooking a delicious meal to enjoy during your virtual Passover seder or looking for some variety after too much matzah, learn to cook kosher-for-Passover recipes that won’t fall flat during this class led by in-house chef Vered Guttman.

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Oh He Dead

Oh He Dead

Critically acclaimed by the likes of The Washington Post and NPR, the DC-based indie soul band Oh He Dead kicks off our new weekly concert series designed to shine a spotlight on the best local talent through intimate, live concerts held from the artists’ living rooms. Stream this set for free on our Facebook page and stay tuned as we announce more Living Room Sessions.

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Shabbat at Home Resources

On this first Friday of the month, our religious staff is welcoming Shabbat with their families, but we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at More +
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Shabbat: Day Off

Shabbat: Day Off

This come one, come all Shabbat offering has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to dive deep into the week’s teachings, get more acquainted with Saturday morning services, or introduce kids to Shabbat rituals. Lunch to follow.

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CANCELED: Colton Underwood

From the former football player and star of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette comes The First Time: Finding Myself and Looking for Love on Reality TV, an eye-opening, behind-the-scenes look at his drama-filled season on the hit reality show.

Havdallah

Havdallah

Rabbi Aaron leads virtual havdallah, a weekly ritual that helps us transition out of Shabbat. Sing, connect, and share a few reflections as we begin a new week together.

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CANCELED: An ...

CANCELED: An Evening with Laura Marling

The GRAMMY-nominated British folk artist has been described by The New York Times as a “subtly virtuosic guitarist with a voice that’s pensive, consoling, poised and wise beyond her years.”

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to (virtually) connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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Star Treatment: The Ethics of Rating a Human Being

In service-based apps, the ratings customers give to workers can have a direct impact on their livelihood and employment. Rabbi Jesse leads some learning on what our ethical and Jewish responsibilities are in a ratings-based gig economy.

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Morning Mindf...

Morning Mindfulness & Gratitude

Rabbi Jesse leads a guided meditation, short morning blessings of gratitude, and some spiritual reflections from Jewish tradition to help set the tone for the rest of your day.

Deep Dive: An...

Deep Dive: Anti-Semitism

Rabbi Shira and community member Alana Eichner explore the history of anti-Semitic oppression while providing a framework for identifying and responding to contemporary anti-Semitism.

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Erev Passover

Erev Passover

Let Your Cham...

Let Your Chametz Go

This session will be held from 11:00 am to 11:30 am EST. Participants are encouraged to log into Zoom using their phone or other portable device for the outdoor portion. More +

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Liberated: A Virtual Passover Seder

Rabbi Shira and Rabbi Aaron welcome you into their homes to co-lead an upbeat, accessible virtual seder full of insightful reflections on the holiday and conversations around its relevant themes relating to these uncertain times.

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Passover

Let My People...

Let My People Flow: A Passover Yoga Class

In celebration of Passover, free your mind and body with a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.

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Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10 for Passover. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, April 13.
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Administrativ...

Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10 for Passover. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, April 13.

Passover

Passover

Shabbat: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This virtual 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.

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Passover

Passover

Havdallah

Havdallah

Rabbi Shira leads virtual havdallah, a weekly ritual that helps us transition out of Shabbat. Sing, connect, and share a few reflections as we begin a new week together.

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Passover

Passover

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Passover

Passover

Start with Joy

Start with Joy

In honor of Passover, Rabbi Aaron leads a song-filled Hallel to start your day.

Leaving the N...

Leaving the Narrow Place

In an effort to keep group sizes small, these hour-long support groups will broken into two sessions on Monday, April 13 at Noon EST and one session on Tuesday, April More +
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Passover

Passover

Morning Mindf...

Morning Mindfulness & Gratitude

Rabbi Jesse leads a guided meditation, short morning blessings of gratitude, and some spiritual reflections from Jewish tradition to help set the tone for the rest of your day.

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Passover

Passover

Administrativ...

Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16 for Passover. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, April 17.
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Administrativ...

Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16 for Passover. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, April 17.

Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

On the eighth day of Passover, Rabbi Shira leads a meaningful intention-setting and prayer service, including Yizkor, the memorial service recited on Passover and other holidays.

CANCELED: Bre...

CANCELED: Bread & Brews: A Post-Passover Tasting

Following Passover, bring on the chametz with a beer and bread tasting that will satisfy those carbohydrate cravings. Hear from beer experts at Right Proper Brewing Company and sample their home-brewed crafts, each paired with bread and other treats from local bakeries. 

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Shabbat: Good...

Shabbat: Good Soul

Traditional and contemplative, this egalitarian service led by Rabbi Jesse offers a deep sense of focus and intention, aided by stirring music from Aaron Shneyer. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service, and a home-cooked dinner after.

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Holocaust Rem...

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Voices of History, Lessons for Today

On Yom HaShoah, learn about the lasting impact and relevance of the Holocaust, commemorate those who perished, and honor the past through reflection and prayer.

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Shabbat: Hit ...

Shabbat: Hit Reset

Blending contemporary and traditional elements, this inclusive service led by Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer is designed to foster community in a thoughtful, accessible, and radically welcoming setting. Open to all.

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CANCELED: The...

CANCELED: The String Queens

Composed of Kendall Isadore, Dawn Johnson, and Élise Cuffy, the genre-defying String Queens bring together an eclectic mix of soulful music from the Baroque era through the Jazz Age and today’s Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

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POSTPONED: To...

POSTPONED: Today, Explained – Live

In a live recording of Vox’s daily explainer podcast, host Sean Rameswaram will interview a newsmaker, expert, or journalist about the most important stories of the day, week, or year.

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Explore virtu...

Explore virtual programs

Sixth & I is a mission and values-driven community dedicated to bringing people together in real life; as COVID-19 temporarily prevents us from doing that, we are committed to staying More +

POSTPONED: Wa...

POSTPONED: Watkins Family Hour

Best known as members of the GRAMMY-Award winning bluegrass group Nickel Creek, siblings Sean and Sara Watkins keep it in the family on brother sister.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights.

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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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