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; Love & Religion, our interfaith couples workshop; and more.

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!

Introduction to Judaism

Thursdays, April 20-June 8, 2021
Taught by Rabbi JoHanna 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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Ritual Object Workshop: Tallit Edition

Mondays, April 19-May 3
Taught by Melissa Werbow
Instruct them to make for themselves fringes on the corners of their garments (Numbers 15:38). Why do we wear tallit? What does gender have to do with it? Dive deep into the tallit, explore the rich texts surrounding these ritual objects with local educator Melissa Werbow, and then design and create your tallit and tie your own fringes! 

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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 to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.