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  • Wednesday
    Nov  28
    Take the Calories out of your Favorite Jewish Foods with Paula Shoyer
    Wednesday, Nov 28th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Adas Israel is thrilled to welcome Paula Shoyer, “the kosher baker,” who will give a talk and food demonstration featuring her delicious mango coleslaw and chocolate quinoa cake. Paula will speak about how to take traditional Jewish food and make it healthier and easier while also recounting inspirational stories about her food career journey, experiences on TV, as well as life skills she has learned along the way. Enjoy delicious samples during the event and stick around after to meet Paula who will also have copies of her books on hand to sell. Paula Shoyer is the author of The Healthy Jewish Kitchen, The Holiday Kosher Baker, The Kosher Baker and The New Passover Menu. Paula graduated with a pastry degree from the Ritz Escoffier in Paris, and does speaking and cooking demos around the world.

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  • Friday
    Nov  30
    Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Professor Daniel Matt "From Kabbalah to the Big Bang"
    Friday, Nov 30th 6:30p to Sunday, Dec 2nd 10:00a

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  • Tuesday
    Dec  4
    When Co-Rabbis Co-Teach…Be Ready For Anything with Rabbis Holtzblatt & Alexander
    Tuesday, Dec 4th 7:30p to 9:00p
    The first Tuesday of the month Rabbis Holtzblatt & Alexander will together introduce the month’s theme, and lead learners and seekers through an in-depth exploration of the rich, sophisticated, sacred texts that have animated our people for so many years.

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  • Wednesday
    Dec  5
    Navigating the Unexpected: The Jewish Journey Through Adversity, Loss and Grief
    Wednesday, Dec 5th 7:30p to 9:00p

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  • Friday
    Dec  7
    Traditional Egalitarian Minyan Shabbaton
    Friday, Dec 7th 6:30p to Motzei Shabbat, Dec 8th 5:40p

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  • Tuesday
    Dec  11
    MakomDC December Scholar: Dena Weiss
    Tuesday, Dec 11th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join us as our December scholar, Dena Weiss, teaches in correlation with the MakomDC theme of The Heart of “Home": Judaism’s Multi-Textured, Spiritual, Architectural Guide To Sacred Space. Dena Weiss is the Rosh Beit Midrash and Director of Full-Time Immersive Programs at the Hadar Institute in NYC where she teaches Talmud, Midrash, and Hassidut as well as writes and records Hadar's weekly Dvar Torah email and podcast which you can sign up for at www.hadar.org/denaweiss.

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shabbat this week...

Friday, November 23

candle lighting: 4:31pm

KABBALAT SHABBAT
6pm; Biran Beit Midrash

Saturday, November 24

PARSHAT VAYISHLACH
Havdalah: 5:31pm

COMBINED CHARLES E. SMITH AND TEM SERVICE; D'VAR TORAH BY RABBI KRINSKY
9:30am; Gewirz Beit Am

PARSHA FOR KIDS
11am; Biran Beit Midrash

DAILY MINYAN (DIAL IN - 202-686-8405)
Morning Minyan: Mon - Fri, 7:30am
Sundays and legal holidays 9:00am
Evening minyan: Sun - Thur, 6:00pm

CONGREGATIONAL KIDDISH
12pm; Kay Hall

MINCHA
1pm; Biran Beit Midrash                              


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Adas Israel
 


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins Forward Editor-in-Chief, Jane Eisner in a conversation that explores the intersection of law, media and Jewish life at Adas Israel Congregation on Thursday, February 1, 2018 / 5778.  See More Videos

 

Adas Israel in the Community
 

THE WASHINGTON POST
Thousands gather at Adas Israel to show solidarity following deadly attack at Pittsburgh synagogue Read more

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM RABBIS
HOLTZBLATT & ALEXANDER

Co-senior Rabbis of Adas Israel respond
to comments made by D.C. Councilmember Trayon White Read more

THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD 
Rabbis Holtzblatt and Alexander on the complexities of intermarriage: "There's No Easy Answer To The Debate."  Read more

THE WASHINGTON POST
Adas commemorates Yom Hashoah, with Garden of the Righteous, honoring the Veseli family. Read more

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