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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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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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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).

Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

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

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CANCELED: An ...

CANCELED: 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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Al Roker

Al Roker

In You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success, the beloved co-anchor of NBC’s “TODAY” and weatherperson extraordinaire teaches us how we can weather the storm of life, no matter how torrential the downpour.

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CANCELED: 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 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.

Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Need a Drink

In this virtual happy hour series, notable figures from DC’s vibrant culinary scene share how their businesses have been impacted during a challenging time for the restaurant industry, what creative solutions they’ve found to thrive, and what spirits have kept them in good spirits.

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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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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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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. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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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: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This virtual 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.

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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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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.

Sixth & ...

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.

Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Preserving Summer

Before summer ends, follow along as Chef Vered Guttman finds creative ways to preserve your favorite summer produce so they last all year long.

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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).

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Renew and Restart: A High Holidays Yoga Class

During the month of Elul, free your mind and body and cultivate spiritual focus leading up to the new year through a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led virtually by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.

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Why Do Jews D...

Why Do Jews Do That?

Most of us turn to Google with quick questions, but for answers to deeper or more nuanced questions about Judaism—from the boundaries of what’s kosher to whether Jews have their own version of confession—even the best of search engines can fall short. Rabbi Avram Mlotek, author of Why Jews Do That: Or 30 Questions Your Rabbi Never Answered, will reflect on the Jewish questions Google can’t answer with Rabbi Aaron, and then will take all the tough questions you’ve been afraid to ask.

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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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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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Brian Stelter

Brian Stelter

In Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth, Brian Stelter—the chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources”—offers his view on one of the biggest stories in American politics right now: the relationship between FOX News and President Trump.

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Jewish Welcom...

Jewish Welcome Workshop

The class is a mix of lectures, group activities, text studies, and holiday celebrations. No Hebrew language knowledge is required for this class. Those wishing to convert will meet with one of the rabbis individually during the year and beyond.

Chasten Butti...

Chasten Buttigieg

In I Have Something to Tell You, the former middle-school teacher and husband of Pete Buttigieg recounts his journey from growing up as a gay man in a small Midwestern town to finding acceptance and embracing his true self while inspiring others to do the same.

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