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CANCELED: Rachael Ray

In Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life, the self-taught cook shares 125 new recipes and the memories that made her laugh out loud or cry through 25 thoughtful, personal essays.

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Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry

This event features Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry in conversation with Blondie co-founder and renowned photographer Chris Stein, and multidisciplinary artist and director Rob Roth, sharing stories, photos, and more.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night 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.

Damien Sneed

Damien Sneed

In this holiday program, the award-winning pianist and composer is joined by backing singers and a band to perform his own arrangements of gospel, jazz, and classical holiday favorites.

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Chadwick Stokes & The Pintos

From Dispatch to State Radio to his self-titled solo project, Chadwick Stokes uses music as a vehicle for social and political change by weaving together art, history, and activism.

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How to Stop a...

How to Stop a Civil War

With the ties that bind us fraying at alarming speed, join The Atlantic’s editors for a conversation about America coming apart—and prospects for rebuilding a more civil, functional, and unified society.

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Alison Roman

Alison Roman

In Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over, the New York Times food columnist reinvents what it means to cook for company with low-stress and high-impact recipes designed to make your life easier.

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Closing Time

Closing Time

Before the secular New Year, explore how Jewish wisdom can help us navigate beginnings, endings, and important moments of transition with Rabbi Aaron.

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Rachael &...

Rachael & Vilray

Featuring songs that evoke Tin Pan Alley tunes from the thirties and forties, Rachael & Vilray is the debut album by Lake Street Dive singer-songwriter Rachael Price and composer, singer, and guitarist Vilray.

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Shabbat Squared

Shabbat Squared

Rabbi Aaron Miller of Washington Hebrew Congregation, Rabbi Aaron Potek, and musician Aaron Shneyer merge their respective services to create a whole new Friday night experience that combines the best of all styles, followed by dinner. 

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Shabbat: Pure...

Shabbat: Pure & Simple

Rabbi Jesse guides a learner’s service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting.

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Firelight Flo...

Firelight Flow: A Chanukah Yoga Class

Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated meditation and gentle yoga flow. All levels welcome.

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Convictions a...

Convictions and Compromise

How do you know when it’s time to build understanding with philosophical opponents and when it’s time for absolute dedication to a cause? With Rabbi Jesse, learn how the story of Chanukah can serve as both a warning and a model to learn from in today’s political climate.

Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread

Prominent chefs, food writers, editors, and other industry insiders tell true, personal stories about food, wine, business, and butter.

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A Jew in Dece...

A Jew in December

Between office “holiday” parties and Christmas-themed cups in coffee shops, December is a time when Jews often feel out of place. With Rabbi Aaron, discuss the concept of Christian privilege and how it impacts American Jewish identity.

The Weeds – Live

The Weeds – Live

Vox’s Jane Coaston and Matt Yglesias, along with ProPublica’s Dara Lind, dig deep into politics, policy, and national issues at a live taping of their twice-weekly podcast.

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Fried & Festive: A Chanukah Party

In celebration of Chanukah, enjoy specialty drinks, latkes, sufganiyot, and more provided by Astro Doughnuts and Call Your Mother Deli. Embrace the season of giving by bringing gifts for a toy drive organized by the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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Good Soul Sha...

Good Soul Shabbat

Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Jesse and musicians Aaron Shneyer and Michal Bilick.

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Downtown Shabbat

Downtown Shabbat

A musical service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner. Open to all.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights. Separate seating for men and women during services.

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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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