Classes & Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Jewish learning comes in so many forms for all ages. Regular class offerings include Hebrew, Introduction to Judaism, and Love & Religion, our interfaith couples workshop. Meet our Jewish Life Instructors.

Please make sure you read our Registration Policies before registering for a class.

Multi-Session Classes:

Hebrew lettersHebrew Classes

Wednesdays, starting September 26, 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00 PM
The Edlavitch DCJCC offers six levels of conversational Hebrew, from learning the aleph bet to reading advanced literature. Our teachers are native Hebrew speakers with many years of teaching experience.

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Intro to Judaism ClassIntroduction to Judaism

Tuesdays, October 16 – December 11, 7:30-9:15 PM
Come explore the rich fabric of Judaism! Using traditional texts and modern examples, we will cover the fundamentals of Jewish life, including Shabbat and holidays, prayer, lifecycle rituals, ethics, and beliefs.

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Love & Religion: An Interfaith Workshop for Jews and their Partners

The next session of Love & Religion will be held in the winter. Registration will be available in the fall. Check back here or email daryaw@edcjcc.org to be notified when registration is available.


Other Classes:

Classes for Theater Lovers

Get a behind the scenes look into all of the elements that go into making a production come together. Learn how a director solves the challenges of a script, and weaves all the design elements (scenery, costumes, lighting and sound) into a unified piece of theater. The registration fee includes tickets to the October 17 preview performance of Actually by Anna Ziegler at Arena Stage in the Kogod Cradle, which will be followed by a discussion.

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*Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost of any EDCJCC class prevents you from registering, please contact Darya Watnick at 202-777-3259 or by email to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.