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The Jewish American Table

November 3 – 25 at 6:30 pm 

We aspire for Micah to be a place where we can be both fully Jewish and fully American. As a way of recognizing this November season, we will be offering something new.

Modeled on our Omer and Elul series, we will gather each evening virtually from Election Day Eve through “Erev” […]

By |November 20th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

Martha’s Table Food Drive

Last Sunday of the month, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join our teens in a food drive benefiting Martha’s Table, a DC-based nonprofit that supports families by providing education, health and wellness resources, and family engagement programs.

Food can be dropped off the last Sunday of the month in September in the Temple Micah parking lot.

The temple building […]

By |November 18th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: Seeking Shelter: Stories from the Border

In response to new federal immigration policies in the early days of the Trump administration, Temple Micah launched Sukkat Shalom (“a shelter of peace”), a support group for immigrants and refugees. The challenges have evolved but the urgent work continues.

During Sukkot, Sukkat Shalom organized a screening and discussion to watch a short film produced by […]

By |November 12th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

Micah’s Redesigned Website Launches Soon!

We are very excited to announce that our redesigned website is go live very soon! Featuring brighter colors, smoother navigation, a member portal, and updated language to reflect where we are right now. Stay tuned for more information!

You can read more about the redesign process in the September/October 2020 edition (page 6) of the Vine!

By |October 15th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: American Atonement for Racism: A Conversation with Dr. Eddie Glaude & Dr. Gayle Wald

Monday September 28, 3:00 pm

American Atonement for Racism: A Communal Vidui

We are honored to welcome Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., professor of African American Studies of Princeton University, as our very special guest speaker. Dr. Glaude will be in conversation with Micah member, Professor Gayle Wald on our Day of Atonement to address what American Atonement […]

By |September 28th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

WATCH: Faith in a Time of Turmoil Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 pm

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 […]

By |June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

READ: Rabbi Zemel’s Remarks from our Memorial Service (6/2/2020)

By |June 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|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