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Chanukah

Chanukah

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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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Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

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

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Shabbat: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This interactive 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. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 7:00 pm service, and a home-cooked dinner after.

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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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When Faith an...

When Faith and Politics Collide

Journalists Peter Beinart, Wajahat Ali, and Liz Bruenig discuss how they bring their faith to bear in their work navigating and working to heal the frayed political and cultural terrains of today’s political landscape, in a conversation moderated by Rabbi Shira Stutman. 

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FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The 2020 Democratic primary field is taking shape. Nate Silver, Clare Malone, Micah Cohen, and Galen Druke discuss how one of the most crowded presidential primary contests in history could play out.

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MLK Shabbat

MLK Shabbat

This moving service with Turner Memorial AME Church, which worshiped in Sixth & I’s building for five decades, commemorates the spirit and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.

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Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Tuesday, January 21.
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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

 From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, A Long Petal of the Sea is an epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents as it follows two young people fleeing the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.

CANCELED: Wha...

CANCELED: What it Takes: Shabbat Services

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this classes has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Nicholas Kris...

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The best-selling authors of Half the Sky and A Path Appears address the crisis in working-class America while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure in Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.

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Michael Barba...

Michael Barbaro: 2020 Through a Jewish Lens

Michael Barbaro, host of The New York Times’ pillar podcast “The Daily,” and Jodi Rudoren, editor-in-chief of The Forward will have a lively discussion of the 2020 political landscape. With primary voting about to start, and three Jewish candidates in the crowded Democratic field, they’ll talk about how the issues many Jews care about are playing out in the race and how they view the campaign as journalists — who are both Jewish.

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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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UCB Intro to ...

UCB Intro to Improv and Intermediate Improv

These concurrent two-hour workshops in long-form improv comedy are taught by instructors from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

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Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

The acclaimed comedy troupe showcases some of the nation’s best improv.

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Ezra Klein

Ezra Klein

In Why We’re Polarized, the editor-at-large and cofounder of Vox reveals the structural and psychological forces behind America’s descent into division and dysfunction and what that polarization has done to the way we see the world and one another.

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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Plant-Based Cooking

From avocado-tahini dip to date and walnut truffles, learn how to make modern Israeli vegan recipes during this class led by in-house chef Vered Guttman.

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Guest House

Guest House

This feature documentary follows the stories of three women in a re-entry house as they attempt to acclimate to life after being released from incarceration and battling addiction. A Q&A with co-director Hannah Dweck and others connected to the film follows the screening.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan: Renewal Shabbat

Rabbi Jesse and musician Aaron Shneyer lead a laid-back, egalitarian minyan.

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