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Our Micah

As a spirited congregation led by a visionary rabbi, we are unafraid to break the mold to create a Judaism infused with meaning and relevance. Together, we attempt to answer the question of what it means to live a fully American and a fully Jewish life. Temple Micah is a welcoming Jewish home where you can bring your whole self and be your best self. We approach our Judaism with a lightness of heart and a sense of humor. In everything we do, we challenge ourselves to do better. To us, Reform is a verb. 

Machon Micah Registration is Now Open

Registration for the 2014-2015 year is now open for grades K-12! Families enrolling a child for the first time in Machon Micah need to first attend a new parent orientation meeting with our Director of Congregational Learning, Rabbi Josh Beraha. Please register as early as possible, as it makes our planning so much easier! We're looking forward to a wonderful year of learning with you.

Register for K-7th grade.

Register for 8th-12th grade teen classes and programs.

High Holy Day Tickets

High Holy days tickets are now available, and you can sign up for your tickets and related services. Be aware that our usual parking lot has closed for construction, so please monitor this website for updated information about alternatives.  Should you have any questions, please contact the High Holiday Chairs.  Check out our High Holy Day Services web section for more detailed information about all aspects of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Prayers of Awe: New Volume

Rabbi Zemel has contributed an essay on the fascinating subject of universalism and particularism - and the High Holy Day in a book entitled "All the World": Universalism and Particularism and the High Holy Days (Lawrence A. Hoffman, ed., Jewish Lights Publishing - you can pre-order for August delivery at www.jewishlights.com). It is Volume 5 of the truly outstanding series on the prayers of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur entitled Prayers of Awe. Rabbi Zemel has an essay in every book in the series. The entire series is highly recommended. As we enter summer, please consider any of these volumes as a great summer read.

Calendar Highlights

 

Sunday, October 12, 2:00 pm.   Sukkot: Exploring Your Personal Harvest at Temple Micah - Social Hall & Sukkah.   Sponsored by the Aging Together and Forging Micah Connections teams

Friday, October 17, 6:00 pm.   Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Micah House at Temple Micah.  

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Upcoming Events

 
Monday, September 22, 12:00 pm.   Vigil for Alan Gross at 2639 16th Street NW.   Join other congregations and give voice to your support for Alan’s release from imprisonment in Cuba in front of the Cuban Interests Section, 2639 16th Street NW.

Tuesday, September 23, 4:30 pm.   Machon Micah (5-7) at Temple Micah.  

Tuesday, September 23, 7:00 pm.   Adult Choir Rehearsal - Sound Check at MMUMC.  

Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm.   Adult Choir Rehearsal - Erev Rosh HaShana service at MMUMC.  

Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm.   Next Dor DC - Erev Rosh Hashanah Services at Temple Micah.   If you’re in your 20s and 30s (we promise not to check ID at the door!), are not sure where you should be for the high holidays, and want a place where you can just come as you are, then this is where you belong. NO TICKETS. NO $. NO RSVP. JUST SHOW UP.

Wednesday, September 24, 8:00 pm.   Erev Rosh Hashanah Services at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW, corner of New Mexico Ave. FRONT ENTRANCE WILL BE OPEN.   For adults and older youth. Oneg follows after services.

Thursday, September 25, 9:00 am.   Adult Choir Rehearsal - Rosh HaShana service at MMUMC.  

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Spotlight

 
High Holy Days Information
Information about 5775 High Holy Days
5775 Underwear Drive
Join Machon Micah's 6th graders this High Holiday season in providing dignity to the area's homeless by donating NEW underwear to Friendship Place. Pick up a bag on Rosh Hashanah and return it on Yom Kippur filled with new underwear.
High Holy Days Ticket Request Form
Request tickets, sign up for daycare, make donations, buy prayerbooks, volunteer.
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News Headlines

 

Beraha’s goals for Machon Micah: Ask big questions, build passion for Jewish learning

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spotlight
High Holy Days Information
Information about 5775 High Holy Days
5775 Underwear Drive
Join Machon Micah's 6th graders this High Holiday season in providing dignity to the area's homeless by donating NEW underwear to Friendship Place. Pick up a bag on Rosh Hashanah and return it on Yom Kippur filled with new underwear.
High Holy Days Ticket Request Form
Request tickets, sign up for daycare, make donations, buy prayerbooks, volunteer.
Donations
t'fillah (prayer)
Next Dor DC - Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
Wednesday, September 24
07:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
Wednesday, September 24
08:00 pm - 09:45 pm
 

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