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Machon Micah Shabbat Dinner

We hope you will plan to sign up and attend the Machon Micah Shabbat Dinner on September 6th. The cost is $5 per person and you can sign up for the dinner here.

By |August 12th, 2019|Quick Links|0 Comments

Send a Gift of Honey for Rosh Hashanah

Wish your family and friends a sweet and healthy New Year and support Micah at the same time by sending a jar of delicious clover honey.

Each package includes an 8 oz jar of honey with personalized card reading, “L’Shana Tova! Wishing you a Healthy and Happy New Year.” The card also lets recipients know that a […]

By |August 8th, 2019|Highlights, Quick Links|0 Comments

Wise Aging Program & New Cohorts

Refreshing Your High Holy Day Experience: Make This Year Different
A Wise Aging open session, Thursday, August 15, 10:30 am
Everyone is invited to a special Wise Aging session, titled “Prayers of Awe.”  Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are also known as the Days of Awe, Yamim HaNora’im. Using the rich materials in our High Holiday Prayer Books, Mishkan HaNefesh, we […]

By |August 8th, 2019|Highlights|0 Comments

Open House Shabbat

Friday, September 6 (6 pm Oneg, 6:30 pm Service)
Do you have friends who want to learn more about us? Get a feel for our welcoming community? They are always welcome, of course, but we’ve set aside Kabbalat Shabbat services on Friday, September 6 especially for interested folks and prospective new members.

By |August 8th, 2019|Highlights|0 Comments

Video & Transcript for Panel Discussion: The Future of Israel in the American Jewish Imagination

Video of Panel Discussion

Transcript of Panel Discussion

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Responding to Family Separation at the Border

Make a contribution to the RAICES Texas Family Reunification and Bond Fund. This fund is being used to directly support legal services for detained separated parents and the direct funding for bonds to get parents released so that they can more quickly be reunited with their children.

Add your name to this Jewish communal declaration by Bend the […]

By |June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

L’Taken 2019 Registration is NOW OPEN

February 8-11, 2019. Early Bird Registration by October 5, 2018

Join Temple Micah for L’Taken 2019!  In partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), all rising 10th-12th graders are invited to attend the L’Taken Social Justice Seminar. Students spend a weekend learning about social justice and Judaism followed by a day lobbying members of Congress on Capitol Hill. It’s an amazing opportunity to […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rabbi Zemel in Jerusalem Post: “The Liberal Zionist Tent”

Rabbi Zemel responds in the Jerusalem Post’s Opinion section to commentary on the recent New York Times article on Liberal Zionism. Read his response below, or on the Jerusalem Post website here.
“The Liberal Zionist Tent”
The December 21 issue of The New York Times Magazine carried an article, “In Exile,” dealing with, among other things, the […]

By |January 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Rabbi Zemel featured in NYT piece, “Can Liberal Zionists Count On Hillary Clinton?”

Read the New York Times article, “Can Liberal Zionists Count on Hillary Clinton?” here.

The article features Rabbi Zemel and discusses elements of the modern America Jewish relationship with Israel in the current political context.

By |December 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Micah’s 6th Grade Class Featured in Washington Jewish Week’s “Dedicated Donations: How Kids Celebrate By Helping Others”

Temple Micah “has taken the bar mitzvah project to a whole other level.” This is especially true given the enormous success of the 2014 underwear drive, which collected over 11,000 pieces of underwear! We are excited to “celebrate helping others” alongside our amazing 6th grade class.

An excerpt from Washington Jewish Week ‘s “Dedicated Donations” highlighting […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments