Classes & Workshops

jewish life Classes and Workshops

Jewish learning comes in so many forms for all ages. Regular classes offered include several levels of Hebrew; Introduction to Judaism; and Love & Religion, our interfaith couples workshop.

Click here to meet our Jewish Life instructors and please make sure to read our registration policies before registering for a class.

Interested in additional classes at the Edlavitch DCJCC? Check out JCC University!


Let’s Talk About God

Wednesdays, January 6-February 3, 2021
Taught by Rabbi Gil Steinlauf
What does Judaism actually say about God? Join this five-session class with Rabbi Gil Steinlauf to dive into Jewish theology, belief, and struggles with God. Explore texts from the Talmud, Kabbalah, and more, and compare how the Divinity appears in other religious streams.

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Hebrew and Yiddish Classes

Spring 2021 Session: Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays, January 11-May 5, 2021
Taught by Marianne Tatom, Gila Efrati, or Sarit Lisogorsky
The Edlavitch DCJCC offers many levels of conversational Hebrew, from learning the aleph-bet to reading advanced literature. Our teachers are native Hebrew speakers with extensive teaching experience, including at the university level.

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Introduction to Judaism

Winter 2021 Session: Mondays, February 1-March 22, 2021
Taught by Rabbi JoHannah Potts
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. This class is ideal for learners with questions—whether you’ve never studied Judaism before in your life, you’re looking for a Hebrew School refresher, or you’re somewhere in between!

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* Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost of any EDCJCC class prevents you from registering, please contact Amanda Herring at aherring@edcjcc.org to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.