Calendar

Feb
20
Wed
Stretch & Strength
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stretch and Strength class was created to help people move through daily life with more energy, less pain, greater ease, and better focus by using techniques that release excess tension while strengthening postures that hold a body in balance. This work corrects pain-causing habits, such as slouching and pain-adaptation, aids recovery from injury, and sharpens recreational and work performance.

Tuesday instruction: Devonne Horsley
Wednesday instruction: Ruth Barnes
Thursday instruction: Ruth Barnes

Cost: $50 for unlimited classes monthly (You would be able to attend any or all three classes weekly) or $8.00 drop in fee per class.

Hebrew Classes
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Want to learn Hebrew? You’re in the right place!

The Edlavitch DCJCC offers seven 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. They regularly tweak their classes to fit the needs and interests of their students. Find out more about our Hebrew teachers here!

Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday evenings in a 12-week session. Each class is one hour.

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 require the textbook Hebrew From Scratch (Part 1)– you can purchase a new copy of the textbook at the time of registration.

Cost:
Regular Price: $336
EDCJCC Member Price: $300
Recent Birthright & Masa Alumni Special Price: $240*
*Reserved for Israel Program participants within the last five years.

This session:
Mondays, January 7 – April 1, 2019
** We will have class on January 21, Martin Luther King Jr Day. We will not have class on February 18, Presidents Day
Due to scheduling constraints it wasn’t possible to skip both Mondays. January 21 is also the holiday of Tu Bishvat so you will be able to celebrate Tu Bishvat in your class.

Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27, 2019.

During our renovation Hebrew Classes will take place at the EDCJCC Townhouse across the street at 1534 16th St NW. We apologize for the inconvenience but this building is not ADA accessible. Call Darya at (202) 777-3259 or send an email to daryaw@edcjcc.org with any questions.

LEVEL INFORMATION:

SCHEDULE Day Time Teacher
Level 1 – Aleph Wednesday 6:15-7:15 pm Gila
Level 2 – Bet Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm Gila
Level 3 – Gimel Wednesday 8:15-9:15 pm Gila
Level 4 – Dalet Wednesday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit
Level 5 – Hey Monday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 6 – Vav Wednesday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 7 – Zayin Monday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit

**Please make sure to make a note of the correct time of your level!**

Level 1 – Aleph
Beginners! This is the class for you if you need to learn the aleph bet (Hebrew alphabet) and start building your vocabulary. Students with a basic knowledge of the aleph bet but very little or no vocabulary or grammar experience should sign up for this level as well.

Level 2 – Bet
Students who have completed Level 1 OR know the aleph bet, can read, and have started to gather vocabulary and grammar.

Level 3 – Gimel
Students who have completed Level 2 OR have some vocabulary and a grasp of grammar

Level 4 – Dalet
This level focuses on building vocabulary, improving reading, and conducting conversation in present tense. It introduces verb conjugation the future and the past tense.

Level 5 – Hey
This level focuses on building vocabulary, imporoving reading, and conducting conversations in past and future tenses. 

Level 6 – Vav
This level is a high-level class focusing on improving reading, improving conversation skills, and learning higher level grammatical concepts.

Level 7 – Zayin
Ready to challenge your Hebrew skills? This class is student-driven, with high-level reading, writing, and speaking on current events, short stories, news articles, and more.

Questions? Still not sure which level you are? Get in touch and we’ll help you out!
Contact us at (202) 777-3259 or by email.

Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies

Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost prevents you from registering, please contact Darya Watnick at 202-777-3259 or by email at daryaw@edcjcc.org to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.

30 Somethings: Israeli Wine Tasting & Chocolate Truffle Making
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

wineSpend an evening sipping and savoring something sweet with other 30 somethings. We will taste and learn about Israeli winter wines and mingle while making Jewish holiday inspired chocolate truffles that pair perfectly.

Tickets: $18 early bird,  $20 after February 13 – includes wine tasting and light appetizers, chocolate truffle making class with recipes and mini box of truffles to take home. Limited tickets available!

*If the cost of this event is prohibitive please email Stacy at stacym@edcjcc.org.

Presented in Partnership with:
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JNFuture & Israeli House

About Our Experts:
Andy Meyrowitz is the beverage director and certified sommelier at The Wine Harvest and The Wine Harvest at Park Potomac, a profession he has enjoyed for over 10 years.

Sara Shamaskin has turned her passion for baking and decorating into more than a hobby since the age of 5 years old. She has worked at The Sweet Lobby, Rare Sweets, and Village Sweet.

Want to come for free? Limited volunteer spots are open. Email Stacy at stacym@edcjcc.org

Feb
21
Thu
Stretch & Strength
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stretch and Strength class was created to help people move through daily life with more energy, less pain, greater ease, and better focus by using techniques that release excess tension while strengthening postures that hold a body in balance. This work corrects pain-causing habits, such as slouching and pain-adaptation, aids recovery from injury, and sharpens recreational and work performance.

Tuesday instruction: Devonne Horsley
Wednesday instruction: Ruth Barnes
Thursday instruction: Ruth Barnes

Cost: $50 for unlimited classes monthly (You would be able to attend any or all three classes weekly) or $8.00 drop in fee per class.

EDCJCC Hunger Action at St. Margaret’s
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the EDCJCC to mix, chop, and prepare food for homeless shelters and other agencies serving those in need in the DC area.

No cooking skills are necessary! Individuals of all ages can participate, but children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

The food prepared during Hunger Action is donated to Charlie’s Place, which provides meals and social services to neighbors experiencing homelessness.

Please note that during the renovation, the EDCJCC’s Hunger Action program will take place at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, located in Dupont Circle not far from the EDCJCC.

We request a $8.00 donation to help us cover the costs of ingredients to ensure we are able to provide the highest quality food possible. If you would like to volunteer but are unable to make the donation, please contact Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org.

Transit
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

In Christian Petzold’s brilliant and haunting modern-day adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel, Transit Visa, Georg, a German refugee (Franz Rogowski, Happy End), flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a recently deceased writer whose papers he is carrying.

There he delves into the delicate and complex culture of the refugee community, becoming enmeshed in the lives of a young mother and son and falling for a mysterious woman named Marie (Paula Beer, Frantz).

Feb
25
Mon
Hebrew Classes
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Want to learn Hebrew? You’re in the right place!

The Edlavitch DCJCC offers seven 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. They regularly tweak their classes to fit the needs and interests of their students. Find out more about our Hebrew teachers here!

Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday evenings in a 12-week session. Each class is one hour.

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 require the textbook Hebrew From Scratch (Part 1)– you can purchase a new copy of the textbook at the time of registration.

Cost:
Regular Price: $336
EDCJCC Member Price: $300
Recent Birthright & Masa Alumni Special Price: $240*
*Reserved for Israel Program participants within the last five years.

This session:
Mondays, January 7 – April 1, 2019
** We will have class on January 21, Martin Luther King Jr Day. We will not have class on February 18, Presidents Day
Due to scheduling constraints it wasn’t possible to skip both Mondays. January 21 is also the holiday of Tu Bishvat so you will be able to celebrate Tu Bishvat in your class.

Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27, 2019.

During our renovation Hebrew Classes will take place at the EDCJCC Townhouse across the street at 1534 16th St NW. We apologize for the inconvenience but this building is not ADA accessible. Call Darya at (202) 777-3259 or send an email to daryaw@edcjcc.org with any questions.

LEVEL INFORMATION:

SCHEDULE Day Time Teacher
Level 1 – Aleph Wednesday 6:15-7:15 pm Gila
Level 2 – Bet Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm Gila
Level 3 – Gimel Wednesday 8:15-9:15 pm Gila
Level 4 – Dalet Wednesday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit
Level 5 – Hey Monday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 6 – Vav Wednesday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 7 – Zayin Monday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit

**Please make sure to make a note of the correct time of your level!**

Level 1 – Aleph
Beginners! This is the class for you if you need to learn the aleph bet (Hebrew alphabet) and start building your vocabulary. Students with a basic knowledge of the aleph bet but very little or no vocabulary or grammar experience should sign up for this level as well.

Level 2 – Bet
Students who have completed Level 1 OR know the aleph bet, can read, and have started to gather vocabulary and grammar.

Level 3 – Gimel
Students who have completed Level 2 OR have some vocabulary and a grasp of grammar

Level 4 – Dalet
This level focuses on building vocabulary, improving reading, and conducting conversation in present tense. It introduces verb conjugation the future and the past tense.

Level 5 – Hey
This level focuses on building vocabulary, imporoving reading, and conducting conversations in past and future tenses. 

Level 6 – Vav
This level is a high-level class focusing on improving reading, improving conversation skills, and learning higher level grammatical concepts.

Level 7 – Zayin
Ready to challenge your Hebrew skills? This class is student-driven, with high-level reading, writing, and speaking on current events, short stories, news articles, and more.

Questions? Still not sure which level you are? Get in touch and we’ll help you out!
Contact us at (202) 777-3259 or by email.

Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies

Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost prevents you from registering, please contact Darya Watnick at 202-777-3259 or by email at daryaw@edcjcc.org to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.

Feb
26
Tue
Stretch & Strength
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stretch and Strength class was created to help people move through daily life with more energy, less pain, greater ease, and better focus by using techniques that release excess tension while strengthening postures that hold a body in balance. This work corrects pain-causing habits, such as slouching and pain-adaptation, aids recovery from injury, and sharpens recreational and work performance.

Tuesday instruction: Devonne Horsley
Wednesday instruction: Ruth Barnes
Thursday instruction: Ruth Barnes

Cost: $50 for unlimited classes monthly (You would be able to attend any or all three classes weekly) or $8.00 drop in fee per class.

Feb
27
Wed
Stretch & Strength
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stretch and Strength class was created to help people move through daily life with more energy, less pain, greater ease, and better focus by using techniques that release excess tension while strengthening postures that hold a body in balance. This work corrects pain-causing habits, such as slouching and pain-adaptation, aids recovery from injury, and sharpens recreational and work performance.

Tuesday instruction: Devonne Horsley
Wednesday instruction: Ruth Barnes
Thursday instruction: Ruth Barnes

Cost: $50 for unlimited classes monthly (You would be able to attend any or all three classes weekly) or $8.00 drop in fee per class.

Hebrew Classes
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Want to learn Hebrew? You’re in the right place!

The Edlavitch DCJCC offers seven 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. They regularly tweak their classes to fit the needs and interests of their students. Find out more about our Hebrew teachers here!

Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday evenings in a 12-week session. Each class is one hour.

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 require the textbook Hebrew From Scratch (Part 1)– you can purchase a new copy of the textbook at the time of registration.

Cost:
Regular Price: $336
EDCJCC Member Price: $300
Recent Birthright & Masa Alumni Special Price: $240*
*Reserved for Israel Program participants within the last five years.

This session:
Mondays, January 7 – April 1, 2019
** We will have class on January 21, Martin Luther King Jr Day. We will not have class on February 18, Presidents Day
Due to scheduling constraints it wasn’t possible to skip both Mondays. January 21 is also the holiday of Tu Bishvat so you will be able to celebrate Tu Bishvat in your class.

Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27, 2019.

During our renovation Hebrew Classes will take place at the EDCJCC Townhouse across the street at 1534 16th St NW. We apologize for the inconvenience but this building is not ADA accessible. Call Darya at (202) 777-3259 or send an email to daryaw@edcjcc.org with any questions.

LEVEL INFORMATION:

SCHEDULE Day Time Teacher
Level 1 – Aleph Wednesday 6:15-7:15 pm Gila
Level 2 – Bet Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm Gila
Level 3 – Gimel Wednesday 8:15-9:15 pm Gila
Level 4 – Dalet Wednesday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit
Level 5 – Hey Monday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 6 – Vav Wednesday 7:30-8:30 pm Sarit
Level 7 – Zayin Monday 6:30-7:30 pm Sarit

**Please make sure to make a note of the correct time of your level!**

Level 1 – Aleph
Beginners! This is the class for you if you need to learn the aleph bet (Hebrew alphabet) and start building your vocabulary. Students with a basic knowledge of the aleph bet but very little or no vocabulary or grammar experience should sign up for this level as well.

Level 2 – Bet
Students who have completed Level 1 OR know the aleph bet, can read, and have started to gather vocabulary and grammar.

Level 3 – Gimel
Students who have completed Level 2 OR have some vocabulary and a grasp of grammar

Level 4 – Dalet
This level focuses on building vocabulary, improving reading, and conducting conversation in present tense. It introduces verb conjugation the future and the past tense.

Level 5 – Hey
This level focuses on building vocabulary, imporoving reading, and conducting conversations in past and future tenses. 

Level 6 – Vav
This level is a high-level class focusing on improving reading, improving conversation skills, and learning higher level grammatical concepts.

Level 7 – Zayin
Ready to challenge your Hebrew skills? This class is student-driven, with high-level reading, writing, and speaking on current events, short stories, news articles, and more.

Questions? Still not sure which level you are? Get in touch and we’ll help you out!
Contact us at (202) 777-3259 or by email.

Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies

Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost prevents you from registering, please contact Darya Watnick at 202-777-3259 or by email at daryaw@edcjcc.org to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.