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Welcome Rabbi Rachel Simmons!

Please scroll down to peruse the many upcoming events and additional opportunities to Welcome Rabbi Simmons to our Har Shalom community!

*Click the RSVP link for each event to register and learn more!*

Check back here and in the weekly emails for updates and additional details as more opportunities arise.

Stay tuned for more events for teens this Fall ... Top Golf, Paint Night, Make Your Own Sundaes and more! 

Cocktails, Mocktails and Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Simmons
Friday, July 8 at 5:30PM - RSVP
Har Shalom

Join us for a drink to welcome Rabbi Simmons and stay for Kabbalat Shabbat. RSVP requested.

Rabbi Simmons offers her first Shabbat sermon
Saturday, July 9 at 9:30AM
Har Shalom

Rabbi Simmons will share her first sermon as part of the Shabbat Morning Service

Dessert Night Out with Rabbi Simmons
Saturday, July 9 at 8:00PM - RSVP
Home of Jeff & Pat Rubin

Enjoy Havdalah followed by potluck style desserts and schmoozing. RSVP to indicate your potluck item. 
(Adults only event - Full vaccination required; must Rapid Test prior to event)

Rockin' Shabbat  with Rabbi Rachel
Fridays, July 15 & Aug. 12 at 5:15PM - RSVP
Har Shalom Playground

Families with children 5 and under are invited to join us for songs, a picnic Dinner, and playing together to welcome Shabbat with Rabbi Rachel. RSVP requested.

Yoga Shabbat with Rabbi Simmons
Saturdays, July 23 & Aug. 13 at 9:30AM
Har Shalom

Rabbi Simmons will lead a Shaharit meditation and prayer - yoga/comfy clothes welcome

Men's Club event:
Bagels & Lox Meet & Greet

Sunday, July 24 at 9:30AM - RSVP
Har Shalom

Join us after Sunday morning minyan for a nosh and chat with Rabbi Simmons. RSVP by July 20.

Sisterhood Potluck
Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30PM - RSVP
Park Potomac

Join us for mingling with friends and delicious food, and a special Sisterhood program. RSVP by July 20.

Afternoon Hike with Rabbi Simmons
Sundays, July 31 *POSTPONED* & Aug. 21 at 3:00PM - RSVP
Great Falls, MD

Join us for Minha and a hike with Rabbi Simmons. RSVP requested.

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Simmons
Friday, Aug. 26 at 6:30PM - RSVP
Har Shalom

Students in K - Grade 12 and their families are invited to join Rabbi Simmons for treats and singing together to welcome Shabbat. RSVP requested.

Har Shalom at Nats Park with JFGW
Sunday, Aug. 28
Nationals Park

Join the Jewish community for a fun day at the ballpark - more details & ticket order form coming soon!

Har Shalom Back-to-Shul BBQ
Sunday, September 11 at 12PM - RSVP
Har Shalom

Join your Har Shalom Community for lunch, music, and activities as we kickoff another great year with our Har Shalom family and friends. RSVP requested.

*NOTE: High Holy Day Packets/Tickets will be available for pickup during the BBQ!

Additional Opportunities ...

Rabbi Simmons would love to connect by old fashioned mail! Click the image above to fill out the form and make sure we have your camper's contact info!

Rabbi Simmons Discretionary Fund

I/We would like to make a contribution to Rabbi Simmons Discretionary Fund.


Mon, October 2 2023 17 Tishrei 5784