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REGISTER: Adult Hebrew Refresher

Tuesday at 7:00 pm, starting June 23
Join with fellow Micah members as we brush up on basic Hebrew reading and concepts in preparation for the High Holiday season! Join longtime Micah Hebrew instructor Evie Shen-Tal for this enjoyable class. Tuition is $120/person for the 8 class course.

Class will meet on the following dates:

23 June

By |June 3rd, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

Annual Membership Meeting

Sunday June 7, 10:00 am
The meeting will be used to elect a slate of board members (some new and some returning) and to go through the Temple’s finances and budget for fiscal year 2021. Rabbi Zemel and the President of the Board, Marcia Silcox, will offer remarks on where Temple Micah stands now and some […]

By |May 27th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

READ: Into the Fire? Or into the Future?

By |May 26th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

READ: Thinking About B’nai Mitzvah in the Time of Pandemic

By |May 5th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

WATCH: Underserved in Quarantine – Our Capital City Confronts the Pandemic Panel Discussion


A panel discussion examining how COVID-19 has affected underserved communities in Washington DC. It will be live streamed on YouTube. It was recorded on Monday, May 18, 2020.

Dr. David Skorton – President of the American Association of Medical Colleges

Michael Chertoff – former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security – […]

By |May 4th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

Micah House Virtual Walk – THANK YOU!

The results are in and we have tallied over 250 walkers registered for this year’s Micah House Walk! Thank you to all who donated their time and money to this important cause. The pandemic will not stop the love, values and generosity of our community!

Join Temple Micah for the Annual Micah House Walk – but […]

By |May 1st, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

POSTPONED: Faith in a Time of Pandemic: A Conversation with Rabbi Larry Hoffman & Dr. Diana Butler Bass

A conversation between Rabbi Larry Hoffman and Dr. Diana Butler Bass, moderated by Rabbi Daniel Zemel. How do your religious beliefs help inform the way you think about and respond to this pandemic? What Truths have been uncovered for you since the outbreak of the pandemic? After a war or a catastrophic event like 9/11, we build […]

By |April 28th, 2020|Highlights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring the Haftarah Project with Rabbi Frank

Friday, June 5 at 11:30 am

Ever wondered why we include the Haftarah (prophetic reading) after Torah reading on Shabbat? At Temple Micah, we’ve been diving deep into the Haftarah and choosing new selections, in order to ensure that this moment of the service is edifying and relevant to us in modern times. Join Rabbi Samantha […]

By |April 24th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: A Deep Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic Panel Discussion

On April 7th, 2020 we live-streamed a panel discussion on the pandemic featuring Temple Micah members:
Dr. David Skorton – President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Dr. Manya Magnus – Professor of Epidemiology at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
Dr. Richard Katz – Chief Medical Officer, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, […]

By |April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WATCH: The Role of the Media in a Time of Pandemic Panel Discussion

On April 22, 2020 we live streamed a panel discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic and its relationship to the media. The discussion featured Temple Micah members:


Dr. David Skorton, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Elisabeth Bumiller, assistant managing editor The New York Times, Washington bureau chief
David Gregory, CNN political analyst

Watch the conversation […]

By |April 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments