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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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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

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

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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Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

With Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, the neurosurgeon and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent shares the best-kept secrets of experts around the world for maintaining your mind, holding on to memories, building resiliency against disease, and continually boosting a robust brain, regardless of age.

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

Jen Sincero

Jen Sincero

In Badass Habits: Cultivate the Awareness, Boundaries, and Daily Upgrades You Need to Make Them Stick, the New York Times bestselling author offers an accessible and simple 21-step process for building the habits you want and dethroning the ones you don’t.

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MLK Shabbat: ...

MLK Shabbat: Justice Fair

Leading up to our MLK Shabbat Experience, take part in a virtual justice fair to hear from organizations committed to making a difference in the greater DC community.

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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 and reflect. Rabbi Aaron and musician Aaron Shneyer will lead a few of the traditional morning prayers, share a couple of kavvanot (intentions), and lead a short journaling exercise.

Trivia Night

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. Form teams up to seven people. Playing More +
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MLK Shabbat E...

MLK Shabbat Experience

Rabbi Shira and Reverend Doctor D.K. Kearney of Turner Memorial AME Church engage in conversations that commemorate the spirit and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, explore our communities’ shared histories of pursuing justice, and offer inspiration to help you work for a more equitable world.

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Each week over lunch, this class will explore different Jewish teachings as they relate to modern life.

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Sixth & I Closed Monday

Sixth & I will be closed on Monday, January 18 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Tuesday, January 19.
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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

In a moment of great anticipation coupled with uncertainty and anxiety about the future of our country, join Rabbi Shira Stutman and Aaron Shneyer on the morning before inauguration day for 30 minutes of song, reflection, and prayers for healing.

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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Adult B’Nai Mitzvah Course

This nationally recognized workshop enables participants to deepen their connection to Jewish spirituality and practice. 

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

The morning after a historic inauguration, join Rabbi Aaron to officially mark this transition into what will hopefully be a brighter and more just era ahead. Together we’ll sing, journal, and pray for the future of our country.

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A Soul’s Purpose

Exploring deeply existential themes of mindfulness, spirituality, and what it means to live a purpose-filled life, the new Disney/Pixar movie Soul incorporates ideas from many different faith traditions, asking some of the same big questions that have challenged Jewish seekers for centuries. Rabbi Aaron leads a text-based discussion of a few Jewish concepts that were particularly resonant in the film.

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Shabbat: Hit ...

Shabbat: Hit Reset

Blending contemporary and traditional elements, this virtual service is designed to foster community in a thoughtful, accessible, and radically welcoming setting. Led this month by Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin, rabbinic fellow at One America Movement, and musician Aaron Shneyer.

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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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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Slow-Cooked Stews

Shabbat overnight stews have existed for centuries throughout the Jewish diaspora, providing a solution for the ancient Jewish desire to feast on a hot meal on Shabbat. With Chef Vered Guttman, learn how to make stews from across the Jewish diaspora including a Tunisian wheat and meat cholent, Iraqi t’beet (chicken stuffed with rice), and more.

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Bingo Night

Bingo Night

Feeling lucky? Compete for prizes including restaurant delivery gift cards and tickets to future Sixth & I events during a virtual bingo night.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).

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Charles Blow

Charles Blow

In The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto, the Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times delivers a resounding call to action for Black Americans to amass political power and fight white supremacy.

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Better Nature: A Tu B’Shvat Conversation

On the Jewish New Year for trees, Rabbi Aaron and other guests lead a mindful celebration of the earth with conversations centered on living with zero waste, the ethics of composting, and more to reveal connections between environmentalism and Judaism.

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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 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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Branching Out: A Tu B’Shvat Yoga Class

In celebration of Tu B’Shvat, ground yourself with a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman. All levels of experience with yoga are welcome.
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6th Street Minyan: Tu B’Shvat Shabbat

Virtually gather around the table with Rabbi Shira and Rabbi Aaron to welcome in Shabbat and celebrate Tu B’Shvat, traditionally known as the New Year of the Trees, with a Tu B’Shvat seder.

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Sexuality and...

Sexuality and Gender Identity in Judaism

In this two-part series from Sixth & I’s LGBTQIA Collective, Rabbi Aaron leads an exploration of some of the ways modern rabbis have approached anti-gay sentiments in Jewish texts, and offers a deep dive into texts that subvert the gender binary and traditional gender norms.

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Laughing Matters: Judaism, Comedy, and Identity

From the Borscht Belt to “Seinfeld,” humor and self-deprecation have long been embedded into Judaism’s DNA. In this two-part series, Rabbi Shira unpacks historical examples of comedy in Jewish tradition, while Rabbi Aaron explores contemporary Jewish creators and what they reveal about being Jewish today.

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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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