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Mechon Hadar is actively growing its programming in the Washington DC area. We are partnering with local organizations from across the denominational spectrum, to bring Hadar's high-quality teaching to the DC community. This includes day-long learning programs, lectures and classes, and much more.
Ladies Lunch & Learn
November 14, 2017 and January 18, 2018
With the Edlavitch DCJCC
A ladies' lunch and learn, titled "Stories That Touch Our Lives - Narratives in the Jewish Tradition." Rabbis Elie Kaunfer, Avi Killip, and Ethan Tucker will lead us in text study and discussion in this 4 class series at the Somerset House.
Rabbi Shai Held in conversation with Jeffrey Golderg, to launch Heart of Torah
October 8, 2017
Adas Israel Congregation, co-sponsored by 6th & I and Washington Board of Rabbis
Repentance, Forgiveness, Personal Change: Entering the Days of Awe
September 10, 2017
With Edlavitch DCJCC. A half-day workshop of passionate and open-hearted discussions about many of the most crucial questions Jews ask during the High Holidays.
In conjunction with the Edlavitch DCJCC, we are running:
Stories That Touch Our Lives - Narratives in the Jewish Tradition
March 6 - Led by Rabbi Avi Killip - Register here.
May 8 - Led by Rabbi Elie Kaunfer - Register here.
Join the Edlavitch DCJCC and Mechon Hadar for a ladies' lunch and learn, titled "Stories That Touch Our Lives - Narratives in the Jewish Tradition." Rabbis Elie Kaunfer, Avi Killip, and Ethan Tucker will lead us in text study and discussion in this 4 class series at the Somerset House.
Compassion, Love, and the American Future: Rabbi Shai Held in conversation with Martha Nussbaum
Thursday, March 15 at 8pm - Register here.
The Edlavitch DCJCC is thrilled to bring Rabbi Shai Held and philosopher Martha Nussbaum together as part of our Words and Ideas program, which brings together dynamic thought-leaders to examine ideas, thought, and contemporary questions through a Jewish lens.
Freedom and Redemption: A Day of Learning in Preparation for Passover with the Edlavitch DCJCC and Mechon Hadar
Sunday March 18, 2018, from 1:30-5:00pm - Register here.
This learning program will include a panel and a breakout sessions, led by Hadar faculty Rabbis Ethan Tucker, Elie Kaunfer, and Avi Killip. Each session will bring open-hearted and passionate discussions coupled with deep classical text study and new interpretations for a modern age.
Executive Seminar Immersive Learning Program for Adults
Save the Date: December 23-25, 2018
More information coming soon!
Upcoming Scholars-in-Residence at local synagogues:
Rabbi Ethan Tucker at Ohev Shalom the National Synagogue
May 5, 2018
Rabbi Elie Kaunfer at Adas Israel Congregation
May 8, 2018