Jewish Life

Leo & Anna Smilow Center for Jewish Living and Learning

Connect with Jewish life and culture in DC your way



Jewish learning comes in so many forms – start learning now. Read our registration policies to get started.

Hadar at the Edlavitch DCJCC

Hadar is an educational institution that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service, regardless of a participant’s background or affiliation.

Lectures & Special Programs

Talks, discussions, lectures and other one-off programs that explore Judaism in new ways.

Interfaith Connections

Join us for classes and programs based on respect for the heritage, tradition and spirituality of both partners.

Shabbat & Holidays

Celebrate all the Jewish holidays with innovative programming.