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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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Let My People...

Let My People Flow: A Passover Yoga Class

In celebration of Passover, ground yourself with a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.

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

Senator Tammy...

Senator Tammy Duckworth

The biracial daughter of an American father and a Thai-Chinese mother, Sen. Duckworth faced discrimination, poverty, and the horrors of war—all before the age of 16. She joined the Army as one of a few female helicopter pilots at the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, serving eight months before an attack that nearly took her life. From childhood to public service to motherhood, Every Day is a Gift shares the amazingly resilient stories from an incomparable life.

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Cherry Blossom Cocktails

Inspired by DC’s famous cherry blossom trees, Carlie Steiner—one of the country’s leading bartenders—will demo how to craft a bright and refreshing cherry blossom sour that highlights maraschino liquor, vodka, and lemon juice.

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Shabbat At Ho...

Shabbat At Home Resources

On this first Friday of the month, our Jewish Life 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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What it Takes...

What it Takes: Torah Study

Explore ancient and contemporary approaches to Torah study with Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin. Write your own commentary, adding your voice to the pantheon of rabbis and regular folk who have deepened, nuanced, and struggled with Torah over the millennia.

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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).

Dream On

Dream On

The ancient rabbis of the Talmud understood the spiritual power and depth of dreams and believed that while some dreams are significant, others can be almost prophetic. How might we uncover the meaning of our dreams, and how might those interpretations inform our lives while we’re awake? Rabbi Aaron leads an exploration of a Jewish approach to dream interpretation.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

On Yom Hashoah, come together to honor the memories of the lives lost during the Holocuast. Rabbi Aaron will lead songs and share some journaling prompts as we connect and reflect. 

Desert Terrar...

Desert Terrariums Workshop

Lily Cox, founder of Shaw-based indoor plant shop REWILD, demonstrates how to make a mini desert scene that will spruce up your home year-round.

Holocaust Rem...

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Voices of History, Lessons for Today

On Yom HaShoah, learn about the lasting impact and relevance of the Holocaust, commemorate those who perished, and honor the past through reflection and prayer.

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Shabbat: Brea...

Shabbat: Break Away

This virtual service led by Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Danny Schwartz is lighter on prayer and has a less structured and more casual vibe than a traditional service.

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Satellite Sis...

Satellite Sisters Celebration: 20 Years of Sisterhood

It’s a Satellite Sister Celebration. At this live virtual recording, all five sisters—including hosts Liz, Julie and Lian, as well as sidekick sisters Monica and Sheila—will share remembrances and recollections. There will be surprises, an interactive audience quiz, Q&A, and lots of laughter. And probably a few tears, because this is Satellite Sisters.

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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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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

In honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut or Israeli Independence Day, start off the work day with some spiritual work. Rabbi Shira will lead a celebratory morning session filled with prayers, kavvanot (intentions), and reflections.

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.

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Shabbat: Good...

Shabbat: Good Soul

Traditional and contemplative, this virtual service led by Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin, rabbinic fellow at One America Movement, offers a deep sense of focus and intention, aided by stirring music from Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld.

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CANCELED – Pepper Teigen

In her debut cookbook, The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes From Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom, Pepper offers 80 stir-fried, saucy, sweet and tangy Thai-style recipes including fried chicken larb, pad Thai brussels sprouts, lemongrass chicken, and the scalloped potatoes. She also shares stories from her life, from the early days of adjusting to living in the U.S. to what it’s like to live with America’s favorite food family.

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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.

Molly Baz

Molly Baz

In her highly anticipated debut cookbook, Cook This Book, the food editor and recipe developer delivers a new kind of foundational cookbook that will equip readers with the tools to become better, more efficient cooks with clear and uncomplicated recipes designed to teach.

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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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Shabbat: Hit ...

Shabbat: Hit Reset

Blending contemporary and traditional elements, this inclusive service led by Rabbi Shira and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Sarah Fredrick, and Jeff Geld 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 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.

Bingo Night

Bingo Night

Feeling lucky? Compete for prizes including gift cards and tickets to future Sixth & I event.

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Justin Baldoni

Justin Baldoni

In Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity, the actor and director digs deep within himself and the scripts he’s learned since childhood to tackle difficult topics including strength and vulnerability, relationships and marriage, body image, sex and sexuality, racial justice, gender equality, and fatherhood.

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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).

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell

In The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, A Temptation, and The Longest Night of the Second World War, the five-time New York Times bestselling author delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.

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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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