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Welcome to Tifereth Israel!


Shalom and welcome to Tifereth Israel Congregation

A Conservative synagogue in Washington, DC

TI is a dynamic community where people with diverse backgrounds come together for worship and spirituality, learning and personal growth, social action, and support during difficult and happy times. Guided by the wisdom of Judaism and Jewish culture, TIers help each other to live a life of meaning and engagement.

We take pride in creating:

  • Joyful and moving prayer services, led by clergy and congregants
  • Opportunities for learning at every age, no matter what your starting point
  • A caring community that supports its members in need materially and spiritually
  • Ways for everyone to contribute their talents, energy and passion to the life of the community
  • Connections to the larger world that enrich all involved.

Whether you are passing through our nation’s Capital or seeking a spiritual home, comfortable in your Jewish practice or uncertain where your encounters with Judaism will lead you, you are welcome at Tifereth Israel. Come join us us!

Services Hebrew Study Adult Education Activities

EARLY KABBALAT SHABBAT
Friday Evenings. Check the TI Calendar for times.
Gather for a songful service before sundown.
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KABBALAT SHABBAT
Fridays at 6:00 pm
Gather for a virtual pre-Shabbat shmooze at 5:45,
then bring in Shabbat with the community.
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SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES
Saturdays at 9:30 am
Our beautiful services include parts permissible without a minyan but include Mourner's Kaddish for those observing yahrzeitn.
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ZOOM-DALAH!
Saturdays after sundown, check calendar for times
Join TI's virtual neighborhood for a warm
 and welcoming service to bring in the new week.
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SUNDAY MORNING MINYAN
Sundays at 9:15 am

Lift your spiritual life by starting the week with this lay-led service. Each week Rabbi Werbow shares insights into prayers and approaching Holidays and festivals.
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  HEBREW STUDY

MISHNA WITH RABBI WERBOW
Saturdays at 8:45 am through January 2
Begin the morning with a dive into Masechet Rosh Hashanah. Accessible for all levels of learning and Hebrew skills, no prior attendance required.
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INTERMEDIATE HEBREW/ BEGINNING TANACH
Thursdays at 10:30 am
The class is reading Bereishit, covering approximately
ten verses each week. Taught by Stephanie Rubin.
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HEBREW FICTION GROUP
Mondays at 1:00 pm
Read and discuss modern Hebrew novels, preparing
several pages ahead of time for each session.
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  ADULT EDUCATION

ZOOM IN ON EMUNAH
First Monday of every month at 8:00 pm
Join Education Director Rina Rebibo for a class for women that will explore questions of faith and our personal relationship with God.
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PARASHAT HASHAVUA CLASS
Mondays at 11:00 am
Discuss insights from the weekly Torah portion. Bring your questions and an open mind; no Hebrew skills necessary. 
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JEWISH INTELLECTUAL HISTORY: 16th - 20th Century
Sundays, check TI calendar for dates and times
Topics include God, Torah, Israel and more with Prof. David Ruderman. Post-lecture discussion led by TI'er Allan Tulchin
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  ACTIVITIES

WEEKLY MEDITATION
Mondays & Wednesdays at 4:00 pm
Join Michele Sumka for an easy half-hour of meditation. Great for both experienced and new meditators.
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JOYOUS MOVEMENT & DANCE
Check
TI Calendar for times and days of week 
Move to upbeat music – Jewish and secular; American, Israeli and more. No dance experience or coordination required!
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Tue, December 1 2020 15 Kislev 5781