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Book Club 9:00 am
Book Club @ library
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Join our dynamic Book Club! Book selections are made by club participants (be on the look out for the Fall Lifelong Learning Catalogue for the [...]
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind 9:00 am
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Bod…
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into [...]
Tot Shabbat 9:00 am
Tot Shabbat
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tot Shabbat
Nothing is more heartwarming than the sight of the youngest members of our community running to the Sanctuary for Shabbat! Tot Shabbat affords our [...]
Erev Chanukah
Erev Chanukah
Dec 2 all-day
Torah Corps Aleph 8:30 am
Torah Corps Aleph
Dec 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
B’nai Mitzvah Parents 9:20 am
B’nai Mitzvah Parents
Dec 2 @ 9:20 am – 10:20 am
This class is for parents of students who will become B’nai Mitzvah in the near future. In five sessions, the class discusses the meaning of [...]
Kehillat Limmud 9:30 am
Kehillat Limmud
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kehillat Limmud is our Religious School for grades K-7. Using an innovative and fun elective-based program, we teach students everything they need to be productive, [...]
The History of the Jews in America, 1654 to the Present 9:30 am
The History of the Jews in Ameri…
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The year 2004 marked the 350th anniversary of the organized Jewish community in what would become the United States of America that began with the [...]
Tanakh Chevruta 10:40 am
Tanakh Chevruta
Dec 2 @ 10:40 am – 12:00 pm
Tanakh is Torah + Neviim (Prophets) + Ketuvim (Writings). The Hebrew Bible! Chevruta is a study and partnership. This study group explores Jewish spirituality by reading and discussing sacred tezts. We try [...]
Torah Corps Bet 12:00 pm
Torah Corps Bet
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Sisterhood: Chanukah Party 1:30 pm
Sisterhood: Chanukah Party
Dec 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Sisterhood!
Kol Shirah Rehearsal 6:00 pm
Kol Shirah Rehearsal
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chanukah
Chanukah
Dec 3 – Dec 10 all-day
Midweek Hebrew 4:45 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Dec 4 @ 4:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Mid-Week Hebrew is offered to all 3-6 grade Religious School students to improve their Hebrew fluency in preparation for their B’nai Mitzvah! Classes on Tuesdays [...]
Torah Corps Gimmel 4:45 pm
Torah Corps Gimmel
Dec 4 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Tamid Dinner 5:45 pm
Tamid Dinner
Dec 4 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Tamid dinner is an optional catered meal before Tamid on Tuesdays. The meal is kosher style and food comes from a wide variety of restaurants. [...]
Tamid 6:15 pm
Tamid
Dec 4 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Tamid is NVHC’s 8th – 12th grade program. Meeting on Tuesday nights, Tamid focuses on building dynamic Jewish community through ongoing text study, social action [...]
Mussar in Practice: The Path of the Soul 8:45 am
Mussar in Practice: The Path of …
Dec 5 @ 8:45 am – 9:15 am
In our sanctuary, join me for a weekly drop-in where we will explore contemplative practices and exercises framed by a mussar (character) trait. The weekly trait [...]
Adult B’nai Mitzvah 6:30 pm
Adult B’nai Mitzvah
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Never became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Now is your time! Becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah as an adult provides a unique opportunity to [...]
Beginning Hebrew 6:00 pm
Beginning Hebrew
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Learn to read Hebrew! No previous experience required. This class introduces the student to Hebrew letters and vowels, and broadens the student’s understanding of the [...]
Membership Engagement 7:00 pm
Membership Engagement @ Adult Lounge
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2 7:30 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
For students who want to be able to read, understand, and translate selections from Torah. We will learn to recognize variety of verb forms and [...]
Preschool Chanukah Songfest 9:30 am
Preschool Chanukah Songfest
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Shabbat Chanukah Service 7:00 pm
Shabbat Chanukah Service
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a [...]
Shabbat Sustenance: Great Texts of America 9:00 am
Shabbat Sustenance: Great Texts …
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
In our ongoing project to rebuild the habits and skills of Democracy, we will apply the same Jewish questioning we use to address the Torah instead [...]
Torah Corps Aleph 8:30 am
Torah Corps Aleph
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Brotherhood Breakfast 9:30 am
Brotherhood Breakfast
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Families, come and enjoy good food and fine friends as the NVHC Brotherhood’s chefs cook up a delicious and affordable breakfast. Pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, custom [...]
Kehillat Limmud 9:30 am
Kehillat Limmud
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kehillat Limmud is our Religious School for grades K-7. Using an innovative and fun elective-based program, we teach students everything they need to be productive, [...]
Tanakh Chevruta 9:30 am
Tanakh Chevruta
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Tanakh is Torah + Neviim (Prophets) + Ketuvim (Writings). The Hebrew Bible! Chevruta is a study and partnership. This study group explores Jewish spirituality by reading and discussing sacred tezts. We try [...]
The History of the Jews in America, 1654 to the Present 9:30 am
The History of the Jews in Ameri…
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The year 2004 marked the 350th anniversary of the organized Jewish community in what would become the United States of America that began with the [...]
Punims 9:45 am
Punims
Dec 9 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
What’s a “punim?” In Yiddish, a face… a particularly sweet face! Beginning in September, we’d like to invite all of our punims (ages 0-5) to [...]
Coffee with the Cantor 10:30 am
Coffee with the Cantor @ Social Hall
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Come for an opportunity for conversation with me and discussing questions about upcoming B’nai Mitzvah, emerging adolescence, or just shmoozing. There will also be a [...]
Voices of Israel: Hearing the Hopes and Dilemmas of the Jewish State 10:45 am
Voices of Israel: Hearing the Ho…
Dec 9 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Gather to study and discuss the work of Israeli writers since 1947 who address the challenges, inspirations and dilemmas of the state through poetry, song [...]
Torah Corps Bet 12:00 pm
Torah Corps Bet
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Regional Youth Choir Festival 3:00 pm
Regional Youth Choir Festival @ Temple Beth Ami
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us in supporting and celebrating Shireinu, NVHC’s youth choir at this wonderful regional event!
Adult Learning Session 7:00 pm
Adult Learning Session
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We will be hosting an Adult Learning Session in Ashburn, led by Cantor Susan Caro. For more information, please contact Cantor Caro or Rob Gutcho. [...]
Midweek Hebrew 4:45 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Dec 11 @ 4:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Mid-Week Hebrew is offered to all 3-6 grade Religious School students to improve their Hebrew fluency in preparation for their B’nai Mitzvah! Classes on Tuesdays [...]
Torah Corps Gimmel 4:45 pm
Torah Corps Gimmel
Dec 11 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Tamid Dinner 5:45 pm
Tamid Dinner
Dec 11 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Tamid dinner is an optional catered meal before Tamid on Tuesdays. The meal is kosher style and food comes from a wide variety of restaurants. [...]
Tamid 6:15 pm
Tamid
Dec 11 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Tamid is NVHC’s 8th – 12th grade program. Meeting on Tuesday nights, Tamid focuses on building dynamic Jewish community through ongoing text study, social action [...]
Kol Shirah Rehearsal 6:45 pm
Kol Shirah Rehearsal
Dec 11 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Speaker Series: William Kristol 8:00 pm
Speaker Series: William Kristol
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Speaker Series: William Kristol
American Politics: What Next? William Kristol A leading neoconservative political analyst, William Kristol is founder and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard. A veteran of the Reagan [...]
JCRC Lox & Legislators Breakfast 7:30 am
JCRC Lox & Legislators Breakfast @ Temple Rodef Shalom
Dec 12 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Washington DC is hosting a Legislative Breakfast on December 12th.  This is one of many ways in which [...]
Mussar in Practice: The Path of the Soul 8:45 am
Mussar in Practice: The Path of …
Dec 12 @ 8:45 am – 9:15 am
In our sanctuary, join me for a weekly drop-in where we will explore contemplative practices and exercises framed by a mussar (character) trait. The weekly trait [...]
Pirkei Avot: A Dive Into the Ethics of Our Ancestors 11:30 am
Pirkei Avot: A Dive Into the Eth…
Dec 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Pirkei Avot is often seen as a how-to guide for how we can live out best Jewish lives. Experience an in-depth study of the texts [...]
Hebrew Class for Adult B’nai Mitzvah 6:30 pm
Hebrew Class for Adult B’nai Mit…
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
A Hebrew class only for those who are participating in the Adult B’nai Mitzvah experience. This will be dedicated to both learning to decode Hebrew reading and [...]
Executive Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Executive Committee Meeting @ library
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Preschool Closed – Teacher In-Service Day
Beginning Hebrew 6:00 pm
Beginning Hebrew
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Learn to read Hebrew! No previous experience required. This class introduces the student to Hebrew letters and vowels, and broadens the student’s understanding of the [...]
Congregational Meeting 6:30 pm
Congregational Meeting
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2 7:30 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
For students who want to be able to read, understand, and translate selections from Torah. We will learn to recognize variety of verb forms and [...]
Silver Line Kugel Cafe 5:45 pm
Silver Line Kugel Cafe
Dec 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Silver Line, NVHC’s 55+ social group, for a special Brisket and Latkes Holiday Dinner! Reservations with payment must be received by noon the [...]
Erev Shabbat Worship Service – Sermon in Song – Kol Shirah Winter Concert 7:00 pm
Erev Shabbat Worship Service – S…
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Come join us for a wonderful Erev Shabbat concert – by our very own adult volunteer choir, Kol Shirah! They will perform traditional Shabbat and Chanukah [...]
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind 9:00 am
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Bod…
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into [...]
Torah Corps Aleph 8:30 am
Torah Corps Aleph
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Kehillat Limmud 9:30 am
Kehillat Limmud
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kehillat Limmud is our Religious School for grades K-7. Using an innovative and fun elective-based program, we teach students everything they need to be productive, [...]
The History of the Jews in America, 1654 to the Present 9:30 am
The History of the Jews in Ameri…
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The year 2004 marked the 350th anniversary of the organized Jewish community in what would become the United States of America that began with the [...]
Tanakh Chevruta 10:40 am
Tanakh Chevruta
Dec 16 @ 10:40 am – 12:00 pm
Tanakh is Torah + Neviim (Prophets) + Ketuvim (Writings). The Hebrew Bible! Chevruta is a study and partnership. This study group explores Jewish spirituality by reading and discussing sacred tezts. We try [...]
Food Packing 12:00 pm
Food Packing
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Did you know that hundreds of kids in Fairfax County go home from school on Friday knowing that their next meal will not be until [...]
Torah Corps Bet 12:00 pm
Torah Corps Bet
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Midweek Hebrew 4:45 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Dec 18 @ 4:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Mid-Week Hebrew is offered to all 3-6 grade Religious School students to improve their Hebrew fluency in preparation for their B’nai Mitzvah! Classes on Tuesdays [...]
Torah Corps Gimmel 4:45 pm
Torah Corps Gimmel
Dec 18 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Torah Corps is NVHC’s unique learning experience for Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation! See our Torah Corps page for more information.
Tamid Dinner 5:45 pm
Tamid Dinner
Dec 18 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Tamid dinner is an optional catered meal before Tamid on Tuesdays. The meal is kosher style and food comes from a wide variety of restaurants. [...]
Tamid 6:15 pm
Tamid
Dec 18 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Tamid is NVHC’s 8th – 12th grade program. Meeting on Tuesday nights, Tamid focuses on building dynamic Jewish community through ongoing text study, social action [...]
Mussar: Jewish Wisdom through Character Traits 7:00 pm
Mussar: Jewish Wisdom through Ch…
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Mussar is a Jewish system for personal growth, specifically in the realm of character trait refinement, helping individuals to find balance and strength in key [...]
Mussar in Practice: The Path of the Soul 8:45 am
Mussar in Practice: The Path of …
Dec 19 @ 8:45 am – 9:15 am
In our sanctuary, join me for a weekly drop-in where we will explore contemplative practices and exercises framed by a mussar (character) trait. The weekly trait [...]
Adult B’nai Mitzvah 6:30 pm
Adult B’nai Mitzvah
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Never became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Now is your time! Becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah as an adult provides a unique opportunity to explore Jewish thought, practice and ritual. This [...]
Beginning Hebrew 6:00 pm
Beginning Hebrew
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Learn to read Hebrew! No previous experience required. This class introduces the student to Hebrew letters and vowels, and broadens the student’s understanding of the [...]
Sisterhood Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Sisterhood Board Meeting
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2 7:30 pm
Biblical Hebrew 2
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
For students who want to be able to read, understand, and translate selections from Torah. We will learn to recognize variety of verb forms and [...]
Heschel on the Prophets 8:00 am
Heschel on the Prophets
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
The Jewish Bible is divided into three parts, and the second part, the prophets, is the most misunderstood. This section describes the history of early [...]
Erev Shabbat Worship Service 7:00 pm
Erev Shabbat Worship Service
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a [...]
Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 22 – Jan 5 all-day
There will be no Kehilat Limmud, Torah Corps, and Adult Learning classes. Enjoy the break and have a safe and happy New Year!
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind 9:00 am
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Bod…
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into [...]
Board of Trustees Meeting 7:00 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting @ multi-purpose room
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Finally Friday Shabbat 6:00 pm
Finally Friday Shabbat
Dec 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ahh, it’s finally Friday! Come celebrate the last Friday of every month with us! We will have a family-mindful service for the entire community, followed [...]
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind 9:00 am
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Bod…
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into [...]