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Bet Mishpachah is Washington's only Egalitarian Synagogue Embracing a Diversity of Sexual
and  Gender Identities, founded in 1975 by members of DC's LGBTQ+ community.
 

WELCOME TO BET MISHPACHAH!

A congregation for gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, trans and queer Jews, our
families, friends and allies and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, 
progressive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community.  Explore our
website to learn more about our vibrant community!

Our Rabbi, Jake Singer-Beilin, guides our spiritual path, and leads or co-leads
half of our Shabbat and  holiday services along with our talented cohort of
lay leaders. 

Click here to find out more about services.   If you have any questions, please
see our contact page where you will find the contact information for our
administrator and board. 
 

Please join us!   

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

All Events
  • Friday ,
    JanJanuary  6 , 2023
    Shabbat Services with Bet Mishpachah
    Friday, Jan 6th 8:00p to Friday, Dec 8th 8:00p
    Join Bet Mishpachah weekly on Fridays at 8:00 pm as we welcome Shabbat with our warm and joyous services. We also meet the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 10:00 am for a brief service and stimulating Torah discussion. Both services are followed by our tasty Oneg Shabbat or Kiddush luncheon. All are welcome!

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  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  8 , 2023
    An Introduction to Jewish Mystical Thought - Kabbalah 101
    Wednesday, Feb 8th 7:30p to 10:00p
    Jewish mysticism is mysterious to many. We know it exists, but what is it? Kabbalah attempts to better understand the essence of God and how we as humans can relate to Ein Sof - the One who is without end. We’ll examine some of these core ideas and the ways in which they play a role in contemporary Jewish life.

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  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  10 , 2023
    Keshet Rising
    Friday, Feb 10th 6:30p to 8:00p
    Join other Jewish LGBTQ Young Professionals for an hour of schmoozing and networking. Then we can walk over to the EDCJCC to begin Shabbat with our Erev Shabbat services at 8:00 pm with our Mizmor Shabbat service and guest speaker.

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  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  10 , 2023
    New Members Shabbat
    Friday, Feb 10th 8:00p to 10:00p
    Join us as we welcome this year's new members to our congregation. Introduce yourself; say hello and honor them at Erev Shabbat services.

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A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US

Join us for Shabbat or an upcoming event! 

Sun, February 5 2023 14 Shevat 5783