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DC Minyan

WELCOME TO DC MINYAN!

DC Minyan is a traditional egalitarian Jewish community located in Dupont Circle, in the heart of our nation’s capital. We seek to create an environment that will welcome, enrich, and challenge people of all ages, from all backgrounds, and with all levels of familiarity with Jewish texts and ritual. Our hope is that this young community will provide an inviting space for the members of the DC community to share their ideas, their aspirations, and their prayers. As a lay-led community, the Minyan derives its strength and its warmth from you.

On this website, you can find information about our events, how to get more involved, and more! To get more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions, please email info@dcminyan.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

weekly ANNOUNCEMENTS

BROWN BAG FRIDAY LUNCH AND LEARN - 1/30

Join DC Minyan and DC Beit Midrash on Friday, January 30th at 12:00 p.m for our weekly lunch and learn. We will meet at International Food Court at 18th and I Streets NW.

As always, we'll provide the texts and start a conversation about the themes, characters, messages and ideas of that week's parasha. No experience or Hebrew knowledge necessary. For more information, email Jeremy Kadden, DC Minyan’s Chinuch Coordinator, at chinuch@dcminyan.org or DC Beit Midrash at info@dcbeitmidrash.org.

 

NO DC MINYAN SERVICES 1/30 and 1/31

DC Minyan meets for Shabbat morning services on the first and third Shabbat of each month, and for Friday night services on the second and fourth Shabbat. Since this week is the fifth shabbat of January, we will not be meeting. If you would like to be linked up with a community member for a Shabbat meal, please contact our hospitality team at hospitality@dcminyan.org.

 

DC BEIT MIDRASH - 2/2

DC Beit Midrash is an open, accessible, and non-denominational space for Jewish learning in DC, where people from all different backgrounds and levels of knowledge come together to study. Food and schmoozing begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Hall of the DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW, with group parasha learning beginning at 7:30 p.m. and chevruta and continued group learning from 8:00-9:00 p.m. This week’s teacher is Alex Israel.

Come every week, or drop in for a taste of Torah whenever you can. The weekly DC Beit Midrash is free and open to everyone. Please see the DC Beit Midrash website for more information and to learn about DC Beit Midrash leadership opportunities.

 

SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES - 2/7

Please join us for Shabbat services next Saturday at 9:15 a.m. at the DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW.

 

COMMUNITY LUNCHEON HONORING THE OUTGOING STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS - 2/7

Please join us on February 7th for a community luncheon honoring Dena Roth and Jessica Torch for their two years of extraordinary volunteer service on the Steering Committee. Lunch will begin after services at the DCJCC. Registration for the luncheon is now full. To join the wait list, please contact Josh Nason at specialevents@dcminyan.org.

 

MYSTERY GUEST SHABBAT - 2/27

Join the DC Minyan community for our winter Mystery Guest Shabbat on Friday, February 27th, for an evening of Shabbat dinners in members' homes. These meals provide a wonderful opportunity to share small group Shabbat dinners with others in the community. Whether you are new to DC, new to DC Minyan, or have been coming to DC Minyan for years, this is an excellent chance to meet and spend time with new people over a delicious Shabbat meal. Sign up here. If you would like to help, please contact Shira Broms at hospitality@dcminyan.org.

 

PURIM 3/4 and 3/5

Purim 5775 will be celebrated at DC Minyan on Wednesday night 3/4, and Thursday morning 3/5. Stay tuned for more information.

Fri, 30 January 2015 10 Shevat 5775