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Tikkun Olam and Community Service

Community service is a cornerstone of Hill
Havurah.


Our tikkun olam (“repair of the world”) activities
include donating Thanksgiving baskets, school supplies, and other needed items to
homeless families through Everyone Home DC, a local
nonprofit service organization. We also donate holiday gifts to children in need, and carry out outreach efforts to homebound seniors on Christmas Day.

In addition, we donate food to a local food pantry on the High Holidays, and participate in Yachad's annual "Sukkot in Spring" initiative.

All Events
  • Saturday ,
    JulJuly  4 , 2020
    Tot Shabbat
    Shabbat, Jul 4th 9:00a to 9:30a
    It’s our celebratory Tot Shabbat -- we’ll bring the songs and the story; you bring the challah and the grape juice. Let’s sing our favorites and show off our best virtual dance moves for Shabbat. This is a virtual Zoom program. For more information, and to find out how to join us for it, click on the "HERE" link at the top of this website's homepage under "Upcoming Hill Havurah Virtual Programs and Services."

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  • Saturday ,
    JulJuly  4 , 2020
    American Folk Shabbat Service and Torah Study
    Shabbat, Jul 4th 10:00a to 11:45a
    Join us for our usual Shabbat morning service with Torah study in the middle -- with an American folk twist. We’ll be singing many of our prayers to the melodies of beloved songwriters like Woodie Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Tracy Chapman. Guitar chords will be provided if you’d like to strum along. This is a virtual Zoom service. For more information, and to find out how to join us for it, click on the "HERE" link at the top of this website's homepage under "Upcoming Hill Havurah Virtual Programs and Services."

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  • Saturday ,
    JulJuly  11 , 2020
    Meditation and Torah Study
    Shabbat, Jul 11th 8:45a to 9:45a
    Join Rabbi Hannah and start your Shabbat morning with meditation, Torah study, and a cup of coffee.

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  • Saturday ,
    JulJuly  11 , 2020
    Tot Shabbat
    Shabbat, Jul 11th 10:00a to 11:00a
    Our Tot Shabbat incorporates music, stories, and legendary “Torah Parades” to create a joyous Shabbat experience for toddlers and their grownups. We always finish with grape juice, challah, snacks, and playtime.

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  • Tuesday ,
    JulJuly  14 , 2020
    Hill Havurah Board Meeting
    Tuesday, Jul 14th 7:30p to 9:00p

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  • Friday ,
    JulJuly  17 , 2020
    Family Singalong: Bringing In Shabbat
    Friday, Jul 17th 6:00p to 6:30p
    It's our family pizza Shabbat... without the pizza or the physical gathering! We'll sing our favorites, including the Dinosaur Song, and get ready for Shabbat via Zoom. This is a virtual Zoom program. For more information, and to find out how to join us for it, click on the "HERE" link at the top of this website's homepage under "Upcoming Hill Havurah Virtual Programs and Services."

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  • Friday ,
    JulJuly  17 , 2020
    Communal Kabbalat Shabbat Service
    Friday, Jul 17th 6:30p to 7:30p
    Join us for our virtual monthly Kabbalat Shabbat service. We’ll welcome Shabbat with song and prayer, and kick off the weekend in community. This is a virtual Zoom program. For more information, and to find out how to join us for it, click on the "HERE" link at the top of this website's homepage under "Upcoming Hill Havurah Virtual Programs and Services."

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  • Saturday ,
    JulJuly  25 , 2020
    Community Havdalah
    Shabbat, Jul 25th 7:00p to 7:30p
    Got a havdalah candle, a glass of wine or cup for juice, and some cinnamon to smell? How about some comfy sweatpants? All items are optional -- let’s sing out Shabbat in community. This is a virtual Zoom service. For more information, and to find out how to join us for it, click on the "HERE" link at the top of this website's homepage under "Upcoming Hill Havurah Virtual Programs and Services."

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In addition, B’nai Mitzvah and high school students organize community service programs that contribute to the community and can help satisfy middle and high school volunteer requirements.

 

Hill Havuarh is always looking for new ways to serve our community and welcome member participation. Contact Simon Epstein at simon@truemediainc.com for general information.

 

 

Thu, July 2 2020 10 Tammuz 5780