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August 2014

Theater J – Yentl

August 28 - October 5
Theater J,
1529 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

August 28 – October 5, 2014 Based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s short story “Yentl The Yeshiva Boy” Adapted by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer With new music and lyrics composed by Jill Sobule Directed by Theater J Associate Artistic Director Shirley Serotsky As a girl in 19th Century Eastern Europe, Yentl is forbidden to pursue her dream of studying Talmud. Unwilling to accept her fate, she disguises herself as a man. But when she falls in love, Yentl must…

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September 2014

Text from Last Night

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until September 17, 2014
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Leading up to the High Holidays, Rabbi Scott leads a half hour session discussing each week’s Torah portion during lunch or after work. The Wednesday lunch session and Tuesday night sessions will be identical in content, so choose the time that best fits into your schedule.

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Text from Last Night

September 17 @ 12:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week until September 18, 2014

Leading up to the High Holidays, get a half hour fix of each week’s Torah portion during lunch or after work. The Wednesday lunch session and Tuesday night sessions will be identical in content, so choose the time that best fits into your schedule.

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Just Neighbors: Individual Meeting Training

September 17 @ 6:45 pm
St. John’s Church,
1525 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 United States

LOCATION: St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square  - 1525 H Street NW As part of our Just Neighbors initiative, Reverend Luis Leon from St. John’s Church and organizers from the Industrial Areas Foundation lead an introduction to community organizing principles of how to conduct a one-on-one meeting.  In this training, members of the Washington Interfaith Network break down the importance of relational organizing and explore how to build collective power through understanding each other’s self interests and passions. About Just Neighbors: Help make our corner of the world better. In partnership with Calvary Baptist…

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God’s Battle with Satan in the Book of Revelation

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

God’s Battle with Satan in the Book of Revelation Ian Boxall | Catholic University The Book of Revelation is dominated by conflict. At its heart is the battle between God (and his Messiah) and Satan, visualized as a dragon. Dr. Boxall will explore how its author, an anti-Roman Jewish prophet and follower of Jesus who wrote in the second half of the first century CE, reworked ancient myths and their use by early Roman emperors, in the light of the biblical tradition.…

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$54

L’Chaim to Lone Soldiers

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Embassy of Israel,
3514 International Dr NW, Washington , DC United States

3rd Annual The Lone Soldier Project of Israel Forever Foundation Wine Tasting at Israel in the USAAn evening to toast the bravery and sacrifices of the thousands of lone soldiers who travel from around the world to serve in the Israel Defense Forces, to protect and defend our Jewish homeland.Program includes personal testimonies from former lone soldiers. Featuring a variety of Kosher Israeli wines. Refreshments and Light Hors d’oeuvre will be served. $54 tax-deductible donation to benefit lone soldiers currently serving. RSVP by September 11th at…

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Nice Jewish Boys DC – September Happy Hour!

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Number Nine,
1435 P St NW
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L’shana Tovah! It is nearly 5775, and to celebrate a sweet new year, come join your favorite NJB’s at our monthly Happy Hour at Number Nine starting at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 18th!As always, enjoy 2-for-1 drinks til 9PM. We meet upstairs, to the left of the bar near the DJ booth. See you there!

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$8.00

Shabbat Middle East With MesorahDC

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join MesorahDC for Shabbat service, cocktails, and dinner featuring a menu of middle eastern delicacies . Service begin at 6:30 followed by cocktails and dinner. In the social hall of 6&I Meet New People..Explore Jewish Life…Get inspired with MesorahDC

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$10

Good Soul

September 19 @ 6:45 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

6:45 pm – Shabbat Service 8:30 pm – Dinner & Jam Session Rabbi Scott, Kevin Snider of DeLeon, percussionist Guy Irlander, and Michal Bilick offer soulful acoustic music, deep spirituality, and thoughtful service to DC. After services, fill our sanctuary with the spirited sound of new tunes and old favorites.

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Free

University of Maryland Alumni Shabbat

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Moishe House DC,
1753 Euclid ST NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

University of Maryland Alumni Shabbat Friday Sep 19  7pm Are you an TERP?  We are hosting a dinner for all DC area UMD Alum. Please bring a bottle of wine or a beverage of your choice.  Sue from College Park Liquors will be there. M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D email moishehousedc@gmail.com or call 202.670.3450

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Shabbat services at The Shul

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until December 26, 2014
The Shul (Chabad),
2110 Leroy Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at TheSHUL (Chabad) for warm and lively Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv services each Friday night. Light Kiddush follows.

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$0.00

Traditional Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner 20′s-30′s

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Private Home,
We will email you, Fairfax, 22033 United States

We are a professional, observant couple who routinely hosts six young professionals from the DMV in our home for a traditional Shabbat dinner twice a month. We ask our guests only to bring their appetites as there is a lot of food and alcohol. It’s a personal passion of ours to make sure young Jews coming to the DMV area or already here don’t get lost in the hustle and bustle of the city and are able to meet other…

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Bet Mishpachah Shabbat

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Every week until June 26, 2015
Washington DC JCC,
1529 16th st NW, Washington, 20036 United States
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8:00 PM – 9:15 PM Location: District of Columbia Jewish Community Center (DCJCC) 16th and Q Street NW Washington DC

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Back to School Shabbat with Birthright Next

September 19 @ 8:00 pm
Moishe House Arlington,
Arlington, VA United States
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This month’s Birthright NEXT Shabbat is back to school themed.  Football is back, school has begun, and you should come join us for a dairy meal with your finest school apparel.  Can you manage to display even half the school spirit Ari has? 8:00 pm, Friday, September 19th Moishe House Arlington, 1003E North Daniel St

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free

Rabbi’s Class on High Holy Days

September 21 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until September 28, 2014
Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim,
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring, MD 20902 United States
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Join Har Tzeon Agudath Achim for a 3 part course by Rabbi Steven Suson on the topic: U-Turn to God: Teshuva in the FAST Lane  on Sundays, September 14, 21 and 28,  2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM – FREE & open to the community.  Har Tzeon Agudath Achim 1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring, MD 20902.  Call 301-649-3800 to RSVP or for more information go to www.htaa.org.

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Free

Kegs & Eggs

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Moishe House DC,
1753 Euclid ST NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

Kegs & Eggs Sun Sep 21 at 11am We are not embarrassed about doing this kegs & eggs event which starts at 11am.  Nope, cause it’s gonna be really fun.  And we have a brand new wood dining room table, so it’s pretty much turning day drinking into a classy brunch affair.   We will make the eggs and provide the keg & mimosa ingredients, you just come and get your Sunday started off ‘productively’ with us at our house. email moishehousedc@gmail.com or call 202.670.3450

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$10

Rikud DC (Israeli Dance in DC!)

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until September 21, 2014
DCJCC,
16th and Q Sts. NW, Washington, United States
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Israeli dance is here in DC! Get your feet moving to the energetic beats of rikud(Israeli dance). Come to this weekly drop-in dance night—7:00–8:00 pm to learn new dances or review your steps, 8:00–11:00 pm for open dancing, including circle, line and couples dances. Snacks are provided. $8 for students and DCJCC members, $10 for everyone else. No pre-registration required. To check the calendar for more information and other Israeli dance events, check rikuddc.cloudapp.net or email rikuddc@gmail.com

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15-$18

Back to School Comedy Featuring Louis Katz with Mike Finazzo and Grant Gordon

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Deftly combining high and lowbrow humor, Katz headlines an evening of class act comedy featuring emerging stand-up comedians.

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Mega Evening!

September 21 @ 7:30 pm
The Shul (Chabad),
2110 Leroy Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Register now!Join hundreds of women in the Greater Washington Area for an evening of inspiration and fun!Be part of the sensation!The Mega Challah Bake Come learn the Kabbalistic meaning behind this time honored tradition, bake your own and donate one (if you wish) to a worthy cause. An evening of music, prayer, and unity Seats selling fast. You don’t want to miss it! To sign up go to www.joinhundreds.com Looking forward to seeing you there!

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HeadFirst

September 22 @ 7:00 pm
DCJCC,
16th and Q Sts. NW, Washington, United States
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Kick start every Jewish month this year with a special EPDC fitness class! DCJCC Trainer, yogi, and all-around awesome person Lisa Glassman will be leading a different, fun class every rosh chodesh. Sign up for one month or all four classes of the Fall session: Elul/August Tishrei/SeptemberCheshvan/OctoberKislev/November

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Free

Rabbi Scher’s Tuesday Class at the JCC

September 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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Every week until October 2, 2014
JCC of Greater Washington,
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, DC 20852 United States

Tuesday Class at the JCC Special Pre-High Holiday series The Jew, G-d, and Prayer: Making Prayer meaningful and inspiring With Rabbi Yitzchak Scher Faculty, Yeshiva of Greater Washington and member of Kollel Zichron Amram

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Mock Citizenship Interviews at CARECEN inspired by HIAS’ mission

September 23 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
CARECEN,
1460 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

HIAS-inspired Mock Citizenship Interviews  TONIGHT,  Tuesday, September 23rd, beginning at 5:45pm at the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), which is located at 1460 Columbia Road NW, near the Columbia Heights metro. The mock citizenship interviews are the main tool used to evaluate students at the end of their 12 week civics and English classes. Simulating the actual United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview, volunteers will test student 1) comprehension and ability to speak English, 2) civics knowledge by asking up to 10 questions orally, and…

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$36/person, $50/wine pairings

Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner at Logan Tavern

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Logan Tavern,
1423 P Street NW, Washington, DC, DC 20005 United States
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Looking for a chance to enjoy a delicious Erev Rosh Hashanah dinner and schmooze with awesome new people? Join Jewish Food Experience and Eat Well DC at Logan Tavern on Wed, Sept 24 for a festive dinner to ring in the New Year! Menu includes: Appetizer Buffet: Apples &  Honey, Homemade Chopped Liver, Challah, Mushroom in Phyllo, Smoked Salmon Capers Entrée Selection (select one): Roast Beef Brisket with Roasted Root Vegetables, Pan-Seared Salmon with Israeli Cous Cous, Warm Vegetarian Farro Salad Tomato Optional Wine Pairing…

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Suggested $18 donation

NextDor Erev Rosh Hashanah Services

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Micah,
2829 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join NextDor at Temple Micah for Erev Rosh Hashanah and Kol Nidre services! Bring your thoughts, your feelings, your reflections on the year. You and your story are welcome as we celebrate the beginning of a new year together. We hope you can join us! Where? Temple Micah, 2829 Wisconsin Ave NW When? Erev Rosh Hashanah Services will be held on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm. Kol Nidre Services will be held on Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm. Please…

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$375 for both holidays

Celebrate the High Holidays with Temple Emanuel

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Temple Emanuel,
10101 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895 United States
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Celebrate the High Holidays with Temple Emanuel Temple Emanuel’s warm and inviting High Holiday services are open to everyone.  Begin the year with uplifting music, inspirational words, and an opportunity to study, reflect, and rejoice with the community.  Rosh Hashanah is Thursday, September 25, and Yom Kippur is Saturday, October 4.  Tickets are required. Non-members are welcome.  Please call 301-942-2000 for ticket information. L’Shanah Tovah.

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Rosh Hashana 2nd Night

September 25 @ 7:30 pm
Moishe House Arlington,
Arlington, VA United States
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You have someplace to eat before services on the first night, and you have Shabbat plans, but where are you going to eat after sitting in synagogue all day? Our house of course! Will has an entire menu planned around an apples and honey theme, and you don’t want to miss that! 7:30 pm, Thursday, September 25th Moishe House Arlington, 1003E North Daniel St

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18/person, 36/family

Rosh Hashanah Family Service Welcoming Special Needs Participation

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim,
1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring, MD 20902 United States
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Join Har Tzeon Agudath Achim on Friday September 26th – Rosh Hashanah day 2 at 10 am – 11:30 am for a Rosh Hashanah Family Service with special needs participation. Join us for a sensory experience involving the symbols, music, smells and flavors of the High Holy Day Season. The service will include songs and movement, storytelling and bibliodrama, including sign language interpretation.  All ages welcome – light refreshments to follow.  Suggested donation $18/individual, $36/family. .  Har Tzeon Agudath Achim…

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Tashlich with Sixth & I

September 26 @ 5:00 pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue,
600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

LOCATION: Georgetown Waterfront Park on Wisconsin Avenue, NW Before Shabbat, perform Tashlich, a tradition for the Jewish New Year in which you toss bread into a body of water to symbolically cast away regrets from the past year.

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$10

Downtown Shabbat

September 26 @ 6:00 pm

6:00 pm – Cocktail Hour 6:45 pm – Shabbat Service 8:00 pm – Dinner A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner. Followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Open to all.

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Shabbat services at The Shul

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until December 26, 2014
The Shul (Chabad),
2110 Leroy Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at TheSHUL (Chabad) for warm and lively Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv services each Friday night. Light Kiddush follows.

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