This page has many useful resources if you are looking to lead services or just familiarize yourself better with the service. There are guides on how to lead services including when to sing, when to chant, how to stand, and lots more. There is also a large selection of audio files with the prayer services. See more…
GIVING A DVAR TORAH OR DVAR TEFILLAH
A Dvar Torah is a brief talk about the weekly Torah portion and a Dvar Tefillah is a brief talk about a selected prayer. This page contains some resources to help you prepare to present one of these at DC Minyan services. Follow this link…
LIFE CYCLE RESOURCES
On the following page you will find links to documents with a wealth of information about celebrating and commemorating life cycle events. Life Cycle Coordinator Miriam Szubin updated this material in December 2009. See these resources…
See here for special resources for holiday observance and rituals.
PARENTS AND KIDS RESOURCES
DC Minyan is pleased to provide programming for the many children and families in our community. We hold Tot Shabbat for kids during the Torah reading at Shabbat morning services. From a kids’ Purim party to a Sukkah decorating event, we provide programs that are family friendly and engaging for children of many ages. For more information about kids’ programming, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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DC Minyan’s Kashrut Policy for communal events requires that all food be made using certified kosher ingredients and using kosher equipment. There are many ways for participants to prepare food, uncooked and cooked, even if their homes do not adhere to the policy. The “Kashrut Resources” page provides some examples, including a few simple techniques for kashering equipment. Read more…