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The TI Sanctuary is open again for Shabbat Morning Services. Register here. WELCOME BACK!

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

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KABBALAT SHABBAT*
Fridays at 6:30 pm; 6:15 pm shmooze on Zoom
Join in soulful song to bring in Shabbat with the community.
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SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES*
Saturdays at 9:30 am

Services are traditional, egalitarian, participatory
and led by TI members in partnership with our Rabbi.
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ZOOM-DALAH!
Saturdays after sundown, check calendar for times
TI's virtual neighborhood gathers via Zoom for a warm
 and welcoming service to bring in the new week.
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SUNDAY MORNING MINYAN*
Sundays at 9:00 am

Start the week by giving your spiritual life a lift! Services are lay-led, with Rabbi Werbow sharing insights into prayers and approaching Holidays.
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*Attend in the Sanctuary or via Zoom; registration requested for in-person attendance. Learn more about in-person services at TI here.

  HEBREW STUDY

MISHNA WITH RABBI WERBOW
Saturdays at 8:45 am
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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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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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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TANACH HEBREW TEXT CLASS
Wednesdays at 11:00 am
Join Rabbi Werbow to study religious sources in the original Hebrew, starting with the Book of Jonah.
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  ADULT EDUCATION

THE TANAKH
Sundays, check TI calendar for dates and times
This Great Courses video lecture series will explore the content, nature, and meaning of the Tanakh – starting with Bereshit and ending with Apocalyptic Literature. 
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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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  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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