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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).

We Matter: Bl...

We Matter: Black and Jewish in America

Sixth & I’s Mosaic Collective, a new community-led group for racially and ethnically diverse Jews, hosts a conversation featuring April N. Baskin, Racial Justice Director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, and Tarece L. Johnson, Ed.D, co-founder of Multicultural Jews. At this critical time in our country, they’ll discuss navigating dual identities, what the Black Lives Matter movement means to them, and how the Jewish community and young professionals can be advocates for and take action to pursue racial justice.

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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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Rabbi Jesse’s Favorite Teachings

In his last class at Sixth & I, Rabbi Jesse shares some of his favorite teachings from the Torah and Jewish tradition, from nuggets of daily wisdom to the really big, “cosmic” ideas about spirituality and the meaning and significance of our life in the universe.

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What it Takes...

What it Takes: How to Read Hebrew

In this introductory-level class, demystify the Hebrew alphabet as you learn the letters, vowels, and some words commonly found in Jewish life.

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Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Friday, July 3 for Independence Day. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, July 6.

Shabbat at Ho...

Shabbat at Home Resources

On this first Friday of the month, our religious programming staff is welcoming Shabbat independently, but we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own service.

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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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Israeli Annex...

Israeli Annexation 101

There’s been a lot of conversation recently about a possible Israeli “annexation.” What does annexation look like on the ground, what practical implications will it have on Israelis and Palestinians, More +

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Lisa Taddeo: Women and the Future of Sex

To celebrate the paperback release of her #1 New York Times bestselling book Three Women, author and journalist Lisa Taddeo discusses the book’s impact on how we talk about female sexual desire one year later, updates on the women whose stories were featured, and how the global pandemic is impacting the sex lives of women.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect (virtually) and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Sixth & I Virtual Trivia Night

From sports and pop culture to geography and politics, we’ll test your knowledge of it all from the comfort of your own homes.

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Sixth & I and DCist Present: Living Room Sessions Finale

As our concert series comes to a close, celebrate some of the DC’s area’s best musical talent at this virtual festival featuring singer-songwriter Be Steadwell, dance rock and synth pop band Mystery Friends, jazz artist Luke Stewart, a solo set from Lotion Princess, and acoustic guitarist Yasmin Williams.

Shabbat: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This virtual service led by Rabbi Shira 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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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.

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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. Aaron Shneyer leads a few of the traditional morning prayers and shares kavvanot (intentions).

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Colin Jost

Colin Jost

In his debut memoir A Very Punchable Face, the stand-up comedian, “Saturday Night Live” head writer, and Weekend Update co-anchor reveals the brilliant mind behind some of the dumbest sketches on television and lays bare the heart and humor of a hardworking guy—with a face you can’t help but want to punch.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect (virtually) and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow

In Big Friendship, the hosts of the hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend” tell the story of their equally messy and life-affirming friendship in an honest and hilarious book chronicling the first decade in each other’s lives.

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What it Takes: How to Officiate Your Friend’s Wedding

As stay-at-home restrictions have begun to lift, Rabbi Aaron walks through what a small, in-person Jewish or interfaith wedding could look like during these times while offering helpful insights for those who have been asked to officiate.

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Shabbat: Good...

Shabbat: Good Soul

Traditional and contemplative, this egalitarian service led by Rabbi Aaron offers a deep sense of focus and intention, aided by stirring music from Aaron Shneyer.

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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).

Jia Tolentino

Jia Tolentino

To celebrate the paperback release of her New York Times bestselling debut essay collection Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, Jia Tolentino speaks with Rabbi Aaron about the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect (virtually) and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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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.

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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).

Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Virtual Bingo Night

Feeling lucky? Compete for prizes including restaurant delivery gift cards and tickets to future Sixth & I events during a virtual bingo night. Cards will be provided; no chips required.

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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: From Shouk to Table

Follow along as Chef Vered Guttman cooks up a summer meal featuring all her favorite seasonal ingredients that the shouk (street market) has to offer.

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Erev Tisha B&...

Erev Tisha B’Av

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Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av

Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect (virtually) and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and leads a short journaling exercise.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan: Shabbat Dinner

Relax into the weekend with a Zoom Shabbat dinner with Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Shira. Virtually gather around the table for blessings, songs, and lively discussion. And laughter—lots of that, as well.

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