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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. 

Ari Shavit

Ari Shavit Speaks at Temple Micah on November 2

Ari Shavit, author of My Promised Land, will be coming to Temple Micah to speak to us about Israel and the Arab world post-Gaza. This is a ticketed event for Temple Micah members only. Tickets are sold out, but please email assistant@templemicah.org if you wish to be placed on our waiting list.

 

The Underwear Drive Continues!

Please join Machon Micah's 6th graders for one of Temple Micah's most important mitzvah projects: providing dignity to the area's homeless by donating NEW underwear items to Friendship Place, a local community-based organization that works with the District's homeless population. Thank you to all who contributed to a grand success so far. If you haven't yet contributed, you can still take part. We have collected 10,408 pieces! Friendship Place has run out of underwear every year, so let's make sure this record setting year is the year they don't run out. You can come get a bag and return it full of new underwear until November 4. Bring in a bag filled with new underwear or donate with one-click using our registry . Check out the Underwear Drive for more information, a shopping list, and photos of the sixth grade's success!

Revisit the Words of Our Rabbis from the High Holy Days

If you enjoyed or were moved by the words of our Rabbis during this year's High Holy Days services, you can now revisit them. Rabbi Zemel's Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon, "Israel: The Place I Love that Does Not Love Me in Return", is available here . His Kol Nidre sermon, "To Live in Covenant," is available here . Rabbi Lederman's Rosh Hashanah sermon, "The World is a Narrow Bridge," can be found here. Enjoy!

Calendar Highlights

 

Monday, November 3, 10:30 am.   Monday Morning Group at Temple Micah Library.   Continue discussion of Ari Shavit's "My Promised Land."

Monday, November 3, 12:15 pm.   Downtown Discussion Group at Venable Law Office, 575 7th St. NW.   Leader:

Sunday, November 16, 1:00 pm.   Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - Mindfulness and Prayer at Temple Micah - Upstairs Library.   with Nancy Miller, Mindfulness Practioner and Rabbi Josh Beraha.

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Upcoming Events

 
Friday, October 31, 6:00 pm.   Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Micah.   Oneg at 6:00. Service at 6:30.

Saturday, November 1, 9:00 am.   Adult Choir Rehearsal at Temple Micah Sanctuary.  

Saturday, November 1, 9:00 am.   Torah/Tanach Study at Downstairs Library.   Reading: Lech Lecha Gen. 12:1-17:27 ; Haftarah: Is. 40:27-41:16; Leader: Ivan ; Refreshments: Leslie

Saturday, November 1, 10:15 am.   Shabbat Morning Service at Temple Micah.   Bat Mitzvah of Jana W.

Saturday, November 1, 12:30 pm.   Hebrew Poetry at Menorah Room.   Poetry of Yehuda Amichai, in Hebrew and English, from "Open, Closed, Open"

Sunday, November 2, 9:30 am.   Machon Micah at Temple Micah.  

Sunday, November 2, 10:00 am.   Parenting Discussion Group at Temple Micah - Quiet Room.  

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Spotlight

 
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. You aren't too late to bring in a bag filled with new underwear.
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News Headlines

 

Temple Micah Featured in The Jewish Week's "Inclusive Congregations: Justice, Not Charity"

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Rabbi Zemel speaks to "The Magic of Sukkot" in The Washington Post

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How Jewish fans and rabbis reacted to the Nats’ Yom Kippur game times

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Jewish Community Trying to Make Room for Interfaith Couples

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

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Micah's Aging Together Group Plans October Event, New "Wise Aging" Initiative

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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. You aren't too late to bring in a bag filled with new underwear.
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Next Live Broadcast: Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 10/24

t'fillah (prayer)
Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, October 31
06:00 pm - 07:30 pm
Shabbat Morning Service
Saturday, November 1
10:15 am - 12:30 pm
 

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