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Shalom and 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! 

Services Hebrew Study Adult Education Activities

KABBALAT SHABBAT
Fridays at 6:30 pm
Gather for a virtual pre-Shabbat shmooze at 6:15,
then bring in Shabbat with the community.
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SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES
Saturdays at 9:30 am via Zoom
Our beautiful lay-led 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 
Join TI's Neighborhood Havdalah for a warm
 and welcoming service to bring in the new week.
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SUNDAY MORNING MINYAN
Sundays at 9:00 am via Zoom
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  HEBREW STUDY

INTERMEDIATE HEBREW/ BEGINNING TANACH
Thursdays at 10:30 am via Zoom
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 via Zoom
Read and discuss modern Hebrew novels, preparing
several pages ahead of time for each session.
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  ADULT EDUCATION

PARASHAT HASHAVUA CLASS
Mondays at 11:00 am via Zoom
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
Sundays (check TI calendar for dates)
Dive into topics such as God, Torah and Israel from
the 16th-20th centuries with Prof. David Ruderman.
Post-lecture discussion led by TI'er Allan Tulchin
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ADULT B'NAI MITZVAH CLASS
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm via Zoom
Explore the how and why of Jewish ethical values, life cycle, holidays, prayers, history, and current practices. 
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WEEKLY MEDITATION
Mondays & Thursdays at 4:00 pm via Zoom
Join Michele Sumka for an easy half-hour meditation. Great for both experienced and new meditators.
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JOYOUS MOVEMENT & DANCE
8:30 am via Zoom, check calendar for days of week

Start your day moving to a variety of upbeat music–Jewish and secular; American, Israeli and international. No dance experience or coordination required.
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Fri, July 10 2020 18 Tammuz 5780