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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

NO BROWN BAG FRIDAY LUNCH AND LEARN - 7/18

Lunch and Learn will resume 7/25. For more information, email Jeremy Kadden, DC Minyan’s chinuch coordinator, at chinuch@dcminyan.org or DC Beit Midrash at info@dcbeitmidrash.org.

 

SATURDAY MORNING SERVICES - 7/19

Join DC Minyan for Saturday morning services this week starting at 9:15 a.m. in the Community Hall at the DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW. Kiddush is sponsored by DC Minyan.

 

DC BEIT MIDRASH - 7/21

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 parsha learning beginning at 7:30 p.m. and chevruta and continued group learning from 8:00-9:00 p.m. This week’s teacher will be Ari 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 www.dcbeitmidrash.org for more information and to learn about DC Beit Midrash leadership opportunities.

 

FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES - 7/25

Join DC Minyan for Friday night services next week starting at 7:00 p.m. at the DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW.

 

COMMUNITY MEETING - 8/3

Are you wondering what happened with the survey you filled out? Do you want a chance to see how the DC Minyan Budget is made? Would you like a chance to eat pizza while discussing our community’s most important issues? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us Sunday, August 3rd at 7:00 p.m. for our annual community meeting. Information about location to follow. Please email the Steering Committee at sc@dcminyan.org with any questions or concerns.

 

TISHA B'AV - 8/4-8/5

Maariv, Eicha reading and Kinot (liturgical poems) will take place on Monday evening, August 4th at 8:30 p.m. in the JCC Community Hall. Following Eicha and Kinot, stay for an open, moderated discussion on tragedy and its effect on faith. More information, including Shacharit davening time for August 5th, to follow.

 

MYSTERY GUEST SHABBAT - 8/16

Save the date to join DC Minyan for our summer Mystery Guest Shabbat on Saturday, August 16th for an afternoon of Shabbat lunches in community members' homes. These meals provide an opportunity to share small group Shabbat meals with others in the community whom you may not know yet. 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. Plus, as a special added bonus we will be having our desserts together at the end of the meals! Register here.

Fri, 1 August 2014 5 Av 5774