Saturday, Aug 27
Meet and Greet with Lisa Redisch
Time: 5:00 pm
Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue is thrilled to welcome our first ever full-time youth director! Meet Lisa Redisch on Shabbat afternoon. Click the event title for details.
Tuesday, Aug 30
Justice for Juniors Information Session
Time: 8:00 pm
Volunteer with Ohev Sholom to help juveniles in DC jail. Join us for an introductory meeting with Rabbi Herzfeld and Chaplain J. Siafah Johnson of "Justice for Juniors" to find out how you can get involved as a tutor and mentor. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Sep 03
Youth Seudah Shlishit with Rabbi Avi Weiss
In honor of Rabbi Herzfeld's new children's book "An Extra Seat," the story of a child's experience growing up in Rabbi Weiss' shul during the movement to free Soviet Jewry.
Following a special youth seudah shlishit, Rabbi Weiss will read the book and talk about the movement to free Soviet Jewry. Adults welcome!
Signed copies are available for $10 (in advance) if you attend. Email email@example.com.
Elul Study with Rabbi Herzfeld
For the month of Elul, Rabbi Herzfeld will lead a study of Ramban's Laws of Repentance. The class meets daily, 30 minutes before mincha.
Monday, Sep 05
Pauline Reiter Memorial Service
Time: 9:15 am
Please join us for a special memorial service and Torah study in memory of Scott's mother, Pauline Reiter.
Chevruta study followed by divrei torah by Scott, Rachel, Ezra, Eliana, and Dalia in memory of their beloved Mom/Gram.
Children welcome. Breakfast will be served. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly on Tuesdays Between: Tuesday, Sep 06 and Wednesday, Sep 21
High Holidays Prayer Service Crash Course: Reading Skills
Judah Eisenman will teach a three-session series on the High Holidays prayer service. The class will focus on helping students get comfortable with reading some of the main prayers for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The class will meet immediately after Mincha.
Weekly on Thursdays Between: Thursday, Sep 08 and Thursday, Dec 15
Shorashim Torah Enrichment Program (Fall 2016 Session)
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
It's like Camp Kibbutz all year long! Join Lisa Redisch, Rabbi Shmuel, Maharat Ruth, and our energetic Shorashim staff on Thursday afternoons as we strengthen our children's knowledge and connection with Jewish learning in a fun and engaging environment. Be a part of our after-school enrichment program, now in its 6th year.
Tuesday, Sep 13
OYP Happy Hour
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Want to get to know the people you'll be sitting next to in shul for half of October? Come meet and mingle with your fellow Ohev Young Professionals at a Happy Hour at Denizen's! Tickets are $18, which covers two drinks, tip, and a donation to a local charity. Contact Alissa Gold at email@example.com with any questions!
Sunday, Sep 18
OYP Apple Picking
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Get ready for a sweet New Year by picking apples with your fellow Ohev Young Professionals!
Sunday, Sep 18
OSTNS Book Club: September Meeting
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Location: Library
The OSTNS Book Club will meet to discuss Rav Kook by Yehuda Mirsky. The discussion will be led by Elaine Jacobson. All are welcome to join.
Tuesday, Sep 20
Synagogue Board Meeting
Time: 8:00 pm
Open to all members who want to attend.
Wednesday, Sep 21
Elul Lecture with Leon Kass
Time: 7:15 pm
This lecture will offer a close reading and interpretation of the story of the binding of Yitzhak, with special attention to its implications for the meaning of fatherhood and the relation between the generations. It will also explore the question of whether Avraham passes his test. Dinner will be served.
Saturday, Sep 24
Spiritual Pre-Selichot Warmup and Selichot Prayers
Time: 10:30 pm
Dinner and a pre-Selichot kumsitz led by the Lev Shlomo Yeshiva. Josh Milner will lead Selichot at 11:30 PM.