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Erev Yom HaZi...

Erev Yom HaZikaron

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Yom HaZikaron

Yom HaZikaron

Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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Yom HaAtzma&#...

Yom HaAtzma’ut

Adventures wi...

Adventures with God: Stephen Tobolowsky

With My Adventures with God, the character actor offers a funny, introspective story collection about love, catastrophe and triumph that, in turn, describe his evolving relationship with the mystery that we call “God.”

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Deep Dive: Th...

Deep Dive: The Weekly Parsha

This is a two-part series that meets on Wednesdays, May 3 and 10 at 6:00 pm. Rabbi Scott guides classic Torah study where the primary text is surrounded by a More +

Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe

In This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, the Oscar-nominated Precious star and Empire actress shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen.

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Beyond Belief...

Beyond Belief: Jewish Views from God to Atheism

In connection with Stephen Tobolowsky’s upcoming book talk, which explores his personal relationship to God, Rabbi Suzy will teach a three-week class on the history of Jewish belief.

Russell Howard

Russell Howard

One of the U.K.’s most successful stand-up comedians, Howard brings his trademark blend of upbeat musings and razor-sharp wit to the U.S. with a brand new show.

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Friday Night ...

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.
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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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City Biking 101

City Biking 101

Whether for community, fitness, or fun, master the fundamentals of safe riding and learn the skills needed to ride confidently in the city in a three-hour training led by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

Interfaith Ro...

Interfaith Roundtable: Worship Service & Discussion

Attend services with our interfaith partners at The District Church. Experience their lively worship services first-hand, followed by an interfaith discussion from 1:00 – 2:00 pm with Pastor Aaron Graham.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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If Women Rule...

If Women Ruled the World

What would the world look like if more women held political power? Heather Moran, Sixth & I’s Executive Director, speaks with Dr. Jennifer Lawless, Director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University, about why more women don’t run for office and how society could be affected if they did.

Take on the K...

Take on the Kabbalah

ver two nights, get wrapped up in the Zohar – the Book of Light – written by wide-eyed mystics of centuries past. Learn the secrets of Jewish mysticism in a collaborative environment with plenty of guidance, support, and explanation.

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Shabbasana™: Pre-Shabbat Yoga

Prepare your mind and body for Shabbat with Jewish-inspired yoga led by yoga instructor, Dan Kapner.

6th in the Ci...

6th in the City Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:15 pm service.

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Adult B’...

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Service and Celebration

Celebrate the graduates of our Adult B’nai Mitzvah class as they lead Shabbat services and become B’nai Mitzvah. The whole community is invited to join these accomplished students as they culminate a year of study and spiritual growth. Followed by kiddush lunch.

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Kennedy Cente...

Kennedy Center Chamber Players

The Kennedy Center Chamber Players is formed of principal and guest players of the National Symphony Orchestra performing an exciting repertoire.

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Café Nite

Café Nite

Explore several learning options with MesorahDC, including Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and basic or intermediate study sessions.

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CANCELED: Lou...

CANCELED: Lou Cove

Man of the Year is the improbable true story of a kid discovering himself, his family, and his manhood through one remarkable adventure.

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Serve Others ...

Serve Others with Sixth & I

Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC. The shift lasts from 6:30 am – 9:15 am.

Washington Co...

Washington Confidential: For Employees of the Federal Government

If you are a federal employee acutely feeling the impact of the election as it relates to the future of your career, then this confidential opportunity to talk with other government workers is for you.

Chesed &...

Chesed & Hummus: A Veg Collective

Enjoy plant-based snacks while discussing a variety of ancient, contemporary, religious, and secular Jewish texts.

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CANCELED: RY X

CANCELED: RY X

Originating from Australia and now based in LA, the enigmatic artist and producer has been making waves since the 2014 release of his debut EP, Berlin.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Rabbi Scott, Aaron Shneyer, and Michal Bilick offer soulful acoustic music, deep spirituality, and thoughtful service to DC. After services, fill our sanctuary with the spirited sound of new tunes and old favorites.

Friday Night ...

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.

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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.

CANCELED: Jil...

CANCELED: Jillian Michaels

Jillian Michaels is the foremost fitness expert in the world and a renowned life coach. From her hit televisions shows, extensively successful fitness DVDs and exercise streaming platform fitfusion.com, eight New York Times best-selling books, live speaking engagements, award-winning podcast, a soon-to-be-released iPhone app (which will allow users to train with Jillian both in preset and dynamic workouts), social media channels and her personal website — she has built an international community of followers 100 million + strong.

An Evening wi...

An Evening with Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, and writer in New York. He is a correspondent on the Emmy and Peabody award-winning program ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’. His critically acclaimed one man show ‘Homecoming King’ will debut on Netflix this spring.

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UCB Improv Cr...

UCB Improv Crash Course

This intimate UCB workshop is a two-hour long “crash course” in the UCB style of long-form improvisational comedy, based on the same ideas that are central to UCB’s Improv 101 class in NYC.

Upright Citiz...

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company brings the very best of its New York City and Los Angeles theatres to our stage.

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Jews and Musl...

Jews and Muslims in America: Political Challenges and Moral Opportunities

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot at The TEN – our innovative take on a holiday that traditionally celebrates the importance of sacred learning through Torah study and enjoying the first fruits of the harvest. Atlantic Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg and Imam Abdullah Antepli discuss Jewish-Muslim relationships in America today. Where are the similarities between the two religious and ethnic groups? They’ll consider new solutions to difficult topics while studying ancient texts together.

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Tape Face

Tape Face

Through simple, clever, and charming humor, Tape Face creates an accessible and enjoyable show for audiences of all ages. The New Zealand-based prop comic and mime gained popularity as a finalist on season 11 of America’s Got Talent.

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Senator John ...

Senator John McCain

The U.S. Senator from Arizona and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services sits down with Leon Wieseltier, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, for the Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation’s Capital Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture.

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Man’s A...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, modern masculinity, and good scotch, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to attempt some thoughtfulness about life’s more important questions.

What They Saw...

What They Saw at Sinai

In preparation for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai, Rabbi Scott shares some of the more out there – and awesome – stories of what they saw at Sinai.

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails before the 6:45 pm service. Open to all.

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Erev Shavuot

Erev Shavuot

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Shavuot

Shavuot

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Shavuot

Shavuot

Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

Rabbi Shira facilitates a guided, nonjudgmental space for Jews and their non-Jewish partners to talk, learn, and grow – together and as individuals.

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Friday Night ...

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.

Meditation Sh...

Meditation Shabbat

Take the essence of Shabbat – rest and relaxation – and weave it together with guided meditation, prayer, and light movement to create a restorative practice. Rabbi Suzy and Michal Bilick lead this informal Shabbat service.

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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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