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Dr. Mark Hyman

Dr. Mark Hyman

Pairing the latest developments in nutritional and environmental science with an unflinching look at the dark realities of the global food system, Food Fix provides solutions for citizens, businesses, and policy makers to create a healthier world, society, and planet.

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Basically Jewish

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Aaron leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services with MesorahDC

Service with soulful melodies and contemporary insights.

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Saturday Morning Services with MesorahDC

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

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The Roaring 2...

The Roaring 2020s: A Purim Celebration

Experience a megillah reading and our irreverent and politically incorrect spiel, a satirical spin on the traditional Purim story. Afterwards, check out the afterparty at our Sixth & I Speakeasy with a live DJ, dancing, drinks, and dessert.

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VIRTUAL: Shab...

VIRTUAL: Shabbat: Break Away

Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, we will virtually host Shabbat: Break Away with Rabbi Shira via our Facebook page instead of welcoming you into our building. 

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CANCELED: Sha...

CANCELED: Shabbat: Day Off

Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, this service has been canceled. As you can imagine, as events in our building are canceled, these changes will have a significant impact More +
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POSTPONED: Hi...

POSTPONED: Hilary Mantel

With The Mirror & the Light, the Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies closes out her Thomas Cromwell trilogy with a defining portrait of predator and prey, of a ferocious contest between present and past, and of a modern nation making itself through conflict, passion, and courage.

VIRTUAL: Livi...

VIRTUAL: Living in Scary Times

How do we respond to the anxiety and fear that this pandemic may have stirred up within each of us?  What spiritual tools and perspectives can our tradition offer us in a moment like this? In this hour-long Zoom class, be in virtual community as Rabbi Aaron explores some relevant and thought-provoking Jewish texts.

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VIRTUAL: Soci...

VIRTUAL: Social Distancing & Becoming Strangers

What does welcoming the stranger actually mean in today’s complicated climate? Explore with Rabbi Jesse what Jewish values and texts say about our obligation to stand up for the rights of strangers, outsiders, asylum seekers, and immigrants.

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POSTPONED: An Evening with Josh Ritter

Hailed as one of America’s 100 greatest living songwriters, Ritter performs some of his quieter, more narrative songs on this intimate solo tour, in addition to new music.

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VIRTUAL: Lili...

VIRTUAL: Lilith: Virgin or Seductress?

Rabbi Shira leads a text study and discussion on Lilith, the enigmatic character who is too often shunted to the shadows of Jewish history.

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POSTPONED: An Evening with Josh Ritter – Second Night

Hailed as one of America’s 100 greatest living songwriters, Ritter performs some of his quieter, more narrative songs on this intimate solo tour, in addition to new music.

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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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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.

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CANCELED: Ver...

CANCELED: Veronica Swift

Prolific in everything from swing to bebop to the Great American Songbook, the 25-year-old jazz artist counts Wynton Marsalis and Chris Botti as her most trusted mentors and frequent collaborators.

Havdallah

Havdallah

Rabbi Aaron leads virtual havdalah, 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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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.

How to Be Kind

How to Be Kind

Rabbi Shira leads this wide-ranging conversation on what Judaism says about how, when, and why to be kind.

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Redemption in...

Redemption in Dark Times

Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Avram Mlotek of Base Manhattan bridge geographical and ideological divides for a lively debate and exploration of Jewish texts on the power of redemption.

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POSTPONED: And That’s Why We Drink

In the Webby award-winning comedic true crime and paranormal podcast, hosts Em Schulz and Christine Schiefer dive into chilling ghost stories and the most provocative true crime cases. The world is a pretty scary place, and that’s why they drink (wine and milkshakes preferred).

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Start with Joy: Morning Prayers

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the first day of the first month of the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Aaron leads a song-filled Hallel.

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POSTPONED: At A Loss: A Grief Writing Workshop

Through journaling and discussion, explore how to put sadness into words and use writing as a means for processing grief in a workshop led by essayist Karen Paul.

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CANCELED: Pantsuit Politics – Live

Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers host a podcast that helps us understand politics, democracy, and the news from multiple perspectives, while still treating each other like thoughtful human beings.

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Shabbat: Hit Reset

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

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Havdallah

Havdallah

Rabbi Jesse 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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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).

What it Takes...

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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Shabbat at Ho...

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.

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