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DC Minyan is a traditional egalitarian Jewish community located in Dupont Circle. 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. As a lay-led community, DC Minyan derives its strength and its warmth from you.

Services

FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES - 4/12

Join us for Friday night davening on Friday, April 12 at 7:00 pm at The Chastleton (1701 16th St NW).

SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES - 4/20

Join us for Shabbat Morning Services on Saturday, April 20 at 9:15 am at Friends Meeting of Washington (2111 Decatur Pl NW). Kids programming will start at 10:30 am.

NO FRIDAY NIGHT SERVICES ON 4/26

We will not be meeting on Friday, April 26 because of our modified Pesach schedule.

COuntdown to Pesach

DAVENING

Please join us for the following Pesach services at Friends Meeting of Washington (2111 Decatur Pl NW):

  • 1st Day, Tuesday, April 23 at 9:15 am. There will be no kiddush following this service.
  • 7th Day, Monday, April 29 at 9:15 am. Services will be followed by a community lunch. See below for more information.
  • 8th Day, Tuesday, April 30 at 9:15 am. There will be no kiddush following this service.

If you are interested in davening or leyning, please contact gabbai@dcminyan.org.

PESACH 7th DAY LUNCH - 4/29

Join us on Monday, April 29 for lunch following our 7th day Pesach services! Cost of attendance is $18 for members over 12, $22 for non-member adults and guests, and $5 for all children ages 3–12. Lunch will be held indoors.

Please register here by Wednesday, April 24 by 11:59 pm. If you have any questions, please email specialevents@dcminyan.org.

SEDERS MATCH-UP

Thinking of spending the seders in DC? Looking to welcome guests to your home for one of the Seders? To help community members coordinate their hospitality needs and requests for Passover seders and other Pesach meals, please add your name to this spreadsheet as either a guest or a host. For those people who sign up to be hosts, please take a look at the spreadsheet and email any guests that you are able to host at your Seder or meal. 

Note: This document is meant to help our community members facilitate their own matches and will not be monitored by the hospitality team.

SOUPERGIRL PESACH ORDERING - DUE TODAY BY 5:00 pm

Soupergirl's Passover menu is back! Now with even more options! Yes, we have your favorite soups and sides (Classic Vegetable soup plus Chopped "Liver" all day - if you know, you know!). This year - new desserts! A new make-your-own Matzah Ball kit! And of course, Soupermom's famous Tsimmes. Pick up and delivery options are available.

Place your order by 5:00 pm TODAY (April 10) at https://holiday.thesoupergirl.com/.

Questions? Email passover@thesoupergirl.com or annoy Soupergirl herself, Sara Polon, at kiddush!

Upcoming Programs and events

DC MINYAN SHABBATON - 5/17–19

Registration for the DC Minyan Shabbaton (Friday, May 17 to Sunday, May 19 at Pearlstone Retreat Center in Reisterstown, Maryland) is open and space is rapidly filling up!

Registration will close next Monday, April 15 OR when capacity is reached.

Questions? Email shabbaton@dcminyan.org or see below for more information.

Community news

MAZAL TOV

Mazal tov to Ariella Slovin, Daniel Shore and big brother Lior on the birth of a baby girl. Please sign up here to support the family with meals.

THANK YOU - MATCH-UP MEAL

Thank you to Eliana Fishman, Divi Wilensky, and Adam Fineberg for organizing a successful match-up meal on April 6 and to Asher Moldwin for assisting with food drop-off.

Thank you to everyone who hosted meals: Yael Nagar and Daniel Chudnow, Sam Hamer, Divi Wilensky, Eliana Fishman and Isaac Brooks Fishman, Mo Pasternak and Margarita Bronshteyn, Abby Wolfe and Jacob Gross, Adam Fineberg, and Benji Weiner.

Sign Up for the DC Minyan Shabbaton - 5/17–19

Registration for the DC Minyan Shabbaton is officially open! Whether you founded this minyan 20+ years ago or subscribed to these emails just yesterday, we invite you to join our DC Minyan community from Friday, May 17 to Sunday, May 19 at Pearlstone Retreat Center in Reisterstown, Maryland!

We are excited to bring back the tradition of a community getaway not seen since 2019 while incorporating a new Shabbat flair for the first time.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Programs will cater to children, teens, and adults of all ages. Some programs are intentionally designed for specific age groups, and others are focused on bringing multiple age groups together within our larger community. Activities will include:

  • Competitive (and friendly) sports competitions
  • Vibrant learning with our Minyan’s scholars
  • Peaceful, relaxing nature walks
  • One roaring bonfire
  • The Sermon Slam
  • The DC Minyan Annual Farbrengen™
  • Puzzles, board games, yoga, and so much more!

Registration is officially open, and is first-come, first-serve. Questions? Email shabbaton@dcminyan.org or visit our website for more information.

Sat, April 13 2024 5 Nisan 5784