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Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer

Experience the world premiere virtual screening of Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer. From award-winning journalist DeNeen Brown and acclaimed director Dawn Porter, the documentary film comes one hundred years after the two-day Tulsa Massacre in 1921 that led to the murder of hundreds of Black people and left thousands homeless and displaced.

Date:
Jun 13, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE

Category:
Authors & Talks

Amanda Kloots

In Conversation with Zach Braff

In Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Kloots—a host for CBS’s “The Talk” and a celebrity fitness trainer—reflects on life with her husband, a Broadway star and Tony-nominee whose public battle with Covid-19 and tragic death made headlines around the world.

Date:
Jun 14, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket (limited quantity): $10
Free Ticket + Book with Signed Bookplate: $33

Category:
Authors & Talks

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.

Date:
Jun 15, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Jewish Education

Black Life and National Memory with The Atlantic’s Inheritance Project

With Anna Deavere Smith, Clint Smith, Vann R. Newkirk II, and Gillian B. White

In a conversation for Juneteenth, contributors to The Atlantic’s “Inheritance” project about American history, Black life, and the resilience of memory share reflections on their writing to surface Black history that has been intentionally obscured, and shake our national memory.

Date:
Jun 16, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Free, with donations to Sixth & I appreciated.
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Category:
Authors & Talks

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).

Date:
Jun 17, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat: Day Off

Celebrating the Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class of 5780

This come one, come all Shabbat offering led by Rabbi Shira and musician Aaron Shneyer has something for everyone. This month, we celebrate with the Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class of 5780 as they read from the Torah in a culmination of their years of Jewish study.

Date:
Jun 19, 2021 • 10:00 am ET
Admission:

Free. Registration required.

Attendees will receive a link to access this virtual service. 

Category:
Shabbat Services

But You’re Still So Young: How Thirtysomethings Are Redefining Adulthood

Book Club with Kayleen Schaefer

In But You’re Still So Young, journalist Kayleen Schaefer employs data research and hundreds of interviews to reveal how today’s thirtysomethings are living their lives in ways that upend the traditional checklist of becoming an adult in American society. Hear from Schaefer, ask her questions, and spend time in breakout groups to reflect on how the book relates to your own experiences.

Date:
Jun 22, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT.

We encourage you to order the book from Politics and Prose Bookstore.

Category:
Authors & Talks

Jewish Flavor: From Shouk to Table

Follow along as Chef Vered Guttman cooks up a modern Israeli feast featuring fresh seasonal ingredients.

Date:
Jun 23, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those with financial need.

Category:
Jewish Education

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.

Date:
Jun 24, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

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.

Date:
Jun 24, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$225

Category:
Jewish Education

CANCELED – Bingo Night

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

Date:
Jun 28, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Social

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.

Date:
Jul 1, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jul 2, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Town Hall with Rabbi Aaron

You’re invited to a virtual town hall where Rabbi Aaron, who is moving into the role of Senior Rabbi, Executive Director of Jewish Life at Sixth & I, will share a little about himself, outline his vision for Jewish life at Sixth & I, and take your questions and ideas.

Date:
Jul 7, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP required.

Category:
Jewish Education

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.

Date:
Jul 8, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

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.

Date:
Jul 15, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker

In Conversation with Nicolle Wallace

In I Alone Can Fix It, Pulitzer-Prize winning reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker reveal the Trump presidency’s final year in unprecedented, stunning detail. Focused on Trump and the key players around him—the doctors, generals, senior advisers, and Trump family members— Rucker and Leonnig provide a forensic account of the most devastating year in a presidency like no other.

Date:
Jul 21, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket (limited quantity): $6
Free Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

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.

Date:
Jul 22, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

The Intimacy Experiment

Book Club with Rosie Danan

In The Intimacy Experiment, the rabbi of a failing synagogue joins forces with the founder of a sex-positive startup to host a buzzy seminar about modern intimacy to attract more millennials. It seems like the perfect solution—until they discover their growing attraction to each other and must put their syllabus to the test. Hear from author Rosie Danan, ask her questions, and spend time in breakout groups to reflect on the book’s themes.

Date:
Jul 25, 2021 • 5:00 pm ET
Admission:

$6

We encourage you to order the book from Politics and Prose Bookstore.

Category:
Authors & Talks

Ask Me Anything with Rabbi Nora

Help us welcome Rabbi Nora to Sixth & I at a virtual Q&A. As she settles into her new role on our Jewish Life team, it’s your chance to learn more about her and to ask her all your hard-hitting questions, like her favorite Jewish holiday (how can you choose just one!) or the best place to get a bagel in DC.

Date:
Jul 27, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP required.

Category:
Jewish Education

Love Unmasked

As single people get vaccinated, many are wondering: is dating life going back to “normal,” or will we integrate the new approaches we’ve explored this past year? With Rabbi Aaron and Lisa Bonos, the dating and relationships writer for The Washington Post, discuss how romantic relationships changed during COVID (for better and for worse) and consider what insights Jewish tradition might offer to help you date more intentionally.

Date:
Jul 28, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
Jewish Education

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

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

Date:
Jul 29, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Hit Refresh: Preparing for the High Holidays

In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Nora explores how to cultivate deeper meaning, emotional connection, and spiritual focus for the High Holidays and the start of Jewish New Year. Through learning, personal reflection, and conversation, gain practical tools to reset for a more open-minded and open-hearted start to 5782.

Date:
Aug 3, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
High Holidays

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Aug 6, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class of 5781 Service and Celebration

Celebrate the graduates of our Adult B’nai Mitzvah class of 5781 as they lead Shabbat services and become B’nai Mitzvah.

Date:
Aug 7, 2021 • 10:00 am ET
Admission:

Free. Registration required.

Attendees will receive a link to access this virtual service. 

Category:
Jewish Education

Baking with Sonny’s: Beyond Basic Bagels

Alongside Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, learn how to make a classic bagel recipe with traditional flavors, plus customizations for cinnamon raisin bagels and other mix-ins.

Date:
Aug 8, 2021 • 4:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $30
Two-Class Package: $55

Category:
Social

This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared

Book Club with Rabbi Nora

With Rabbi Nora, take a deep dive into This is Real and You are Completely Unprepared as you embark on your own journey during the Days of Awe. You’ll have the opportunity to reflect on the book’s themes and discuss how they relate to your own experiences. 

Date:
Aug 10, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$18

Free for for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

We encourage you to order the book from Politics and Prose Bookstore.

Category:
High Holidays

Baking with Sonny’s: How to Make Black & White Cookies

A mainstay at Jewish delis and bakeries, the classic black & white cookie is super soft and topped with chocolate and vanilla icing. Instructor Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, will show you how to make them at home.

Date:
Aug 12, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$30

Category:
Social

9/11: One Day in America

Premiere Screening and Panel Discussion

In remembrance of the attacks on September 11 in New York City, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania 20 years ago this year, experience the virtual premiere of “9/11: One Day in America,” a six-part documentary series from National Geographic chronicling the events of that day through gripping first-person narratives of the first responders and survivors who were there.

Date:
Aug 19, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE

Category:
Authors & Talks

Jewish Flavor: Rosh Hashanah Feast

Start the New Year off right as Chef Vered Guttman cooks up a Rosh Hashanah spread featuring both traditional and contemporary recipes from around the Jewish world.

Date:
Aug 24, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those with financial need

Category:
High Holidays

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Sep 3, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Dwelling Within: A Yoga Class for Sukkot

In celebration of Sukkot, Jewish yoga and mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated text study and gentle yoga flow.

Date:
Sep 22, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
Holidays

Building a Better World

This past year exposed things about our nation that were broken well before the pandemic—racial injustice, inequities in housing and health care, exploitation of workers. As we look to repair in the year ahead, learn with Rabbi Nora about the intersection between justice and the holiday of Sukkot, and hear from Hilary Klein, interim DC Legislative Director at Jews United for Justice, about local efforts to lift up the rights of workers in DC.

Date:
Sep 23, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP required.

Category:
Holidays

Jewish Flavor: Modern Ashkenazi Cooking

Follow along with Chef Vered Guttman as she puts a modern spin on a traditional Ashkenazi fare.

Date:
Sep 30, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those with financial need.

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Oct 1, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

VIRTUAL: Fauci

Premiere Screening and Panel Discussion

Experience the virtual world premiere screening of the new feature documentary FAUCI, an unprecedented portrait of one of our most vital public servants.

Date:
Oct 4, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP required.

Category:
Authors & Talks

Jewish Guilt

Yom Kippur may be behind us, but for some, Jewish guilt is a constant undercurrent to our thoughts, emotions, and decisions. What are the origins of Jewish guilt, and is there anything valuable in it? With Rabbi Aaron, dive into texts that explore the role of Jewish guilt in our lives and our identities.

Date:
Oct 13, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Alyssa Milano

In Conversation with E.J. Dionne Jr.

In Sorry Not Sorry, the actor, producer, and political activist offers an unvarnished, funny, and heartbreaking collection of personal essays about her life and career, the humanitarianism that has become central to her story, and reflections that engage deeply with this moment of global upheaval.

Date:
Oct 27, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket (limited quantity): $12
Free Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Carla Lalli Music

In Conversation with Hetty McKinnon

In That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week, the James Beard Award-winning author organizes recipes by occasions we all experience: weeknight chapters offer quick stovetop suppers, one-pot meals, and dinner salads; while weekend chapters feature lazy lunches, simmering stews, and long roasts.

Date:
Oct 28, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket (limited quantity): $12
Free Ticket + Book with Signed Bookplate: $42

Category:
Authors & Talks

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Nov 4, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Jamie Oliver

In Conversation with Joe Yonan

From global food phenomenon and bestselling author of 24 cookbooks comes Together, a celebration of welcoming friends and family back around your table with incredible food to share.

Date:
Nov 4, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $12
Free Ticket + Book with Signed Bookplate: $42

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Daniel Sokatch

In Conversation with Jodi Rudoren

As an expert who understands both sides of one of the world’s most complex and controversial conflicts, New Israel Fund CEO Daniel Sokatch dives into why so many people feel so strongly about Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without actually understanding it very well in Can We Talk About Israel? Sokatch will be in conversation with Jodi Rudoren, the editor-in-chief of the Forward.

Date:
Nov 8, 2021 • 7:30 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $6
Free Ticket + Book with Signed Bookplate: $34

Category:
Authors & Talks

Conversion Immersion

Curious about conversion? With Rabbi Nora, dive into Jewish sources on conversions, examine depictions of conversions and Jews-by-choice in pop culture, and discuss how and why individuals have converted to Judaism—and how they’ve been received by Jews—across time.

Date:
Nov 10, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$18

Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a bit tight right now.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Online Jewish Meditation Retreat

Resting Our Anxious Minds, Renewing our Weary Souls

Yael Shy and Sarah Hurwitz lead an afternoon of meditation and learning to help you relax your body and mind and connect more deeply to yourself.

Date:
Nov 14, 2021 • 2:00 pm ET
Admission:

Sliding scale (please pay what you can afford):
$36
$48
$60

Category:
Jewish Education

Jewish Flavor: Festival of the Daughters Feast

In North African countries, the seventh night of Chanukah is known as the Festival of the Daughters, a celebration of Judith, the Jewish heroine who defeated the Assyrians using nothing but cheese latkes and a big knife. In honor of this feminist holiday, follow along with Chef Vered Guttman as she prepares a diverse array of Chanukah classics from around the world.

Date:
Nov 15, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Jewish Education

Pop the Questions

Whether you’re tying the knot yourself, have been asked to officiate a friend’s big day, or simply want to be an intentional and well-researched guest at an upcoming wedding, Rabbi Aaron answers everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Jewish wedding ceremonies.

Date:
Nov 18, 2021 • 5:30 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Nov 26, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Firelight Flow: A Chanukah Yoga Class

In celebration of the festival of lights, Jewish yoga and mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated meditation and gentle yoga flow.

Date:
Nov 29, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those with financial need

Category:
Holidays

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Dec 2, 2021 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Building a Jewish Home

Open to couples and singles, Jewish and interfaith, this workshop led by Rabbi Nora helps you to craft your unique Jewish life. Discuss Shabbat, finding a community, keeping kosher, negotiating Jewish life with your family, and living spiritually in the modern world. The class will culminate in students attending a Shabbat service and dinner together.

Date:
Dec 6, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$36

Category:
Jewish Education

All I Want for Chanukah is a Christmas Tree

Christmas is coming up, which raises the annual question: Am I a bad Jew if I put up a Christmas tree? Should we consider Christmas trees a deeply religious symbol of Christianity, or simply a festive holiday decoration? With Rabbi Aaron, explore what our ancient rabbis might have to say, ways interfaith families might navigate this dilemma, and how this time of year impacts American Jewish identity at large.

Date:
Dec 15, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now.

Category:
Holidays

VIRTUAL: Cooking with Pati Jinich

Treasures of the Mexican Table

From the James Beard Award-winning Mexican chef and Emmy Award-nominated TV host Pati Jinich comes Treasures of the Mexican Table, a culmination of Jinich’s decades-long quest to discover the best of her home country’s culinary treasures. In this virtual cooking class, follow along at home as Jinich teaches you how to make two recipes from the book.

Date:
Dec 15, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $22
Ticket + Signed Book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

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. Chef Vered Guttman is back with new recipes beyond your grandmother’s cholent: Jerusalem style hamin macaroni, Ancient Persian haleem and overnight vegetarian stuffed vegetable.

Date:
Dec 16, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free to those in financial need.

Category:

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Dec 24, 2021 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Basically Jewish

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

Date:
Jan 3, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Jan 6, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Let’s Talk

A Conversation with Rabbi Aaron and Reverend Doctor D.K. Kearney

Before MLK Weekend, Rabbi Aaron and Reverend Doctor D.K. Kearney of Turner Memorial AME Church lead a text study and conversation about faith and justice as a part of Turner’s “Let’s Talk” series.

Date:
Jan 12, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP required.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: 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.

Date:
Jan 13, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Holidays

VIRTUAL: It’s Only Natural: A Tu B’Shvat Seder

At our virtual seder led by Rabbi Nora, you’ll explore nature-inspired texts to discover connections between environmentalism and Judaism, learn the basics of Kabbalah, and explore the symbolism behind the fruit, nuts, and four cups of wine we enjoy on this holiday. 

Date:
Jan 19, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

VIRTUAL: Organizing Training

With Washington Interfaith Network

How do you want to make a difference this year? Are you ready to harness your community’s power to create change? Meet, exchange ideas with, and learn alongside other Sixth & I’ers as organizers from the Washington Interfaith Network provide training on how to be an effective agent of change in the public arena.

Date:
Jan 20, 2022 • 6:00 pm ET
Admission:

Free. RSVP here.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: More, or Less?

Rabbi Aaron makes the Jewish case for minimalism. Together, we’ll unpack our consumerist urge to splurge, examine when our attachment to “stuff” turns toxic, and explore how living more intentionally can lead us to discover how to truly spark joy.

Date:
Jan 20, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Jewish Poetry Workshop

This workshop led by Rabbi Nora explores the poetry of Jewish prayer and the writing of Jewish poets like Yehuda Amichai, Rivka Miriam, Leah Goldberg, and others, whose work will hopefully inspire you to get in touch with your own poetic voice.

Date:
Jan 26, 2022 • 6:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Go Back to Where You Came From

Wajahat Ali and Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror, Trumpism, and American Identity

Journalist Wajahat Ali draws upon his experiences as a Muslim in America to offer lessons and strategies to help cultivate a more compassionate America in Go Back to Where You Came From. In a conversation moderated by Jenn White, host of WAMU’s “1A”, Ali and Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror, will speak about how the 9/11 era continues to shape today’s political and societal landscapes, and how millennial activists are pushing back against a rising tide of xenophobia.

Date:
Jan 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $10
Free Ticket + Signed Ali Book: $34
Free Ticket + Signed Ackerman Book: $37
Free Ticket + Both Signed Books: $71

Category:
Authors & Talks

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jan 28, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

VIRTUAL: No Regrets: A Jewish Take on Could’ve, Should’ve, Would’ve

Should our mistakes be a source of shame, or pride? Following up on Dan Pink’s The Power of Regret book talk, Rabbi Aaron explores the ways Judaism embraces our regrets instead of denying them.

Date:
Feb 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Essential Jewish Cooking

Ashkenazi Recipes

Chef Vered Guttman will discuss and demonstrate dishes, predominantly from the Ashkenazi tradition, to provide beginners with a set of foundational Jewish recipes.

Date:
Feb 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Single class: $12
Four-class package: $40

Category:
Jewish Education

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Feb 3, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Jonathan Greenblatt

In Conversation with Jodi Rudoren

In It Could Happen Here, Greenblatt, the CEO of the ADL sounds an alarm, warning that antisemitism, racism, and other insidious forms of intolerance are gathering momentum in the U.S., and violence on an even larger, more catastrophic scale could be just around the corner if we don’t act now.

Date:
Feb 7, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: free, donations appreciated
Ticket (free) + Signed book: $32

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Group Chat: An Open Space for Women

Leading up to the launch of a new programming series for women in their 20s and 30s, Rabbi Nora facilitates an evening of conversation, contemplation, connection, and community-building. This is an open space to share, listen, learn, and offer input on the topics you’d most like to explore during future events.

Date:
Feb 9, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP required.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

VIRTUAL: Essential Jewish Cooking

Ashkenazi Recipes

Chef Vered Guttman will discuss and demonstrate dishes, predominantly from the Ashkenazi tradition, to provide beginners with a set of foundational Jewish recipes.

Date:
Feb 9, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Essential Jewish Cooking

Ashkenazi Recipes

Chef Vered Guttman will discuss and demonstrate dishes, predominantly from the Ashkenazi tradition, to provide beginners with a set of foundational Jewish recipes.

Date:
Feb 16, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Essential Jewish Cooking

Ashkenazi Recipes

Chef Vered Guttman will discuss and demonstrate dishes, predominantly from the Ashkenazi tradition, to provide beginners with a set of foundational Jewish recipes.

Date:
Feb 23, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Feb 25, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Mar 3, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Purim Uncensored

A far cry from the sanitized version often taught to children, the real Purim story offers complex and decidedly mature themes around antisemitism, misogyny, and genocide. Rabbi Nora leads a no-holds-barred deep dive into the Book of Esther, unmasking the role of women and the unexpected heroes of this classic story.

Date:
Mar 9, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP required and donations appreciated.

Category:
Holidays

VIRTUAL: Jewish Flavor: Purim Sweets

Watch as Chef Vered Guttman demos sweet treats to help you create the ultimate gift basket or take your Purim party to the next level.

Date:
Mar 15, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Holidays

VIRTUAL: Reshma Saujani

In Conversation with Sally Buzbee

In Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (and Why It’s Different Than You Think), Girls Who Code founder and bestselling author of Brave, Not Perfect confronts the “big lie” of corporate feminism and presents a plan for innovative corporate leadership, government intervention, and sweeping culture shift.

Date:
Mar 17, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $34

Category:
Authors & Talks

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Mar 25, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

CANCELED: Jewish Flavor: Passover Prep

Whether you’re cooking a delicious meal to enjoy during your Passover seder or looking for some variety after too much matzah, learn to cook a kosher-for-Passover seder that won’t fall flat during this class led by chef Vered Guttman.

Date:
Apr 4, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Holidays

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Apr 7, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

VIRTUAL: What it Takes: How to Lead a Seder

Whether this is your first time hosting or if you need a refresher, Rabbi Aaron explores ways to spice up your seder, liberate your mind, and keep guests engaged.

Date:
Apr 7, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

FREE

Category:
Holidays

VIRTUAL: Susan Cain

In Conversation with Daniel Pink

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Quiet comes Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, revealing the power of a bittersweet, melancholic outlook on life and why we’ve been so blind to its value.

Date:
Apr 13, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $12
Free Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Let My People Flow: A Passover Yoga Class

In celebration of Passover, liberate your mind and body with a gentle yoga flow and guided meditation led by Jewish mindfulness teacher Alison Waldman.

Date:
Apr 18, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Holidays

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Apr 29, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Interfaith Couples Workshop

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

Date:
May 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Add your name to the wait list for future sessions

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
May 5, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Your Mane Identity

Our feelings about hair are anything but straightforward. Is straightening curly hair denying your Jewish heritage? How is hair tied to expressions of gender, sexuality, religious observance, and ethnicity? With Rabbi Nora, tease out connections between hair and identity, and pick up a product recommendation or two.

Date:
May 11, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$6

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
May 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

VIRTUAL: Jewish Flavor: Shavuot Feast

Before Shavuot, Chef Vered Guttman honors the Ashkenazi tradition of eating dairy dishes on the holiday.

Date:
Jun 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12

Category:
Holidays

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jun 3, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Jun 5, 2022 • 9:00 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Linda Holmes

In Conversation with Ari Shapiro

The New York Times bestselling author of Evvie Drake Starts Over and host of NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour” returns with Flying Solo, a novel about growing up, coming home, and learning to make a life for yourself on your own terms.

Date:
Jun 14, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Katy Tur

In Conversation with Jake Sherman

In Rough Draft, the MSNBC anchor charts her path from local reporter to globe-trotting foreign correspondent and writes about her eccentric and volatile California childhood—all seen from a thousand feet in the air.

Date:
Jun 22, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jul 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Jul 8, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

VIRTUAL: Henry Kissinger

In Conversation with Andrea Mitchell

In Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy, the former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford examines six twentieth-century leaders through the distinctive strategies of statecraft and brings to life a unifying theory of leadership and diplomacy.

Date:
Jul 28, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Virtual Ticket: $15
Virtual Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $43

Category:
Authors & Talks

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Aug 4, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Aug 26, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Sep 1, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

Shabbat at Home

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat independently, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

Date:
Sep 23, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services
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