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Apr
20
Tue
Intro to Judaism
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Intro to Judaism - Spring Session

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!

Dates: 8 Tuesdays, April 20 – June 8

Cost:
General Registration: $200
Discounted Member : $170
Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni: $150/couple
Did you go on Birthright or Honeymoon Israel in the past year? Send us an email to learn about special discounts for program participants.

Instructor: Rabbi JoHannah Potts
JoHanna Potts is the former director of The Department of Jewish Life and Learning at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Her teaching passion is to bring enjoyment to Jewish learning with a view towards empowering individuals to create lives of meaning through Judaism. Previously, she served as Director of Education at Temples Solel and Shalom, Director of The Primary School at Washington Hebrew Congregation, and Director of the Middle School at Gesher Jewish Day School. In 2006, she served as co-chair of the Conference for Alternatives in Jewish Education at Duke University. She has been involved with the DCJCC Jewish Women’s Project and helped coordinate and lead the group’s text study activities. JoHanna currently teaches the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, the Heritage series, a Women’s Torah Study Group, and conducts teacher training workshops.

Please contact Amanda Herring by email with any questions. Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies.

Apr
21
Wed
Virtual Strength & Stretch
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

This workout will combine strengthening and flexibility exercises. It is perfect for those with physical limitations or members looking for a lower intensity workout. No equipment required! These classes are free, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link.

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Virtual Bodypump
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using a light to moderate barbell or hand weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout with scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music.

Dumbbells required; recommended weight is 5-20 lbs

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Apr
22
Thu
Virtual Zumba
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Groove to Latin and international beats in this fun dance aerobics class. Guaranteed fun, and all levels welcome! Free for Fitness Members, but make sure to register to get the Zoom class link.

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Meat 101: Choosing and Grilling your meat for Lag B’Omer
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

meat 101

Lag B’Omer is the perfect holiday to enjoy some meat on the grill!

Learn from Gidon Van Emden, CEO of KOL Foods about meat, how to buy it, how to cook it, and what are all the different cuts!? We’ll discuss how to select the best meat in the context of Kashrut, environmental impact, and health. Get all your meat questions answered, and go into the weekend with confidence firing up your grill for Lag B’Omer!

KOL Foods is the only Kosher meat company offering completely regenerative meat options, which means the meat you eat has a positive environmental impact on the planet! They ship their high-quality products nation-wide in just a few days, so you can select the perfect grilling cut in time for Lag B’Omer (Thursday night April 29th) the bonfire holiday.

Come with all your meat questions, how do I cook different cuts, what am I looking at when I go to the butcher shop? Whats the best cut for “x” dish? And leave feeling more confident when you walk into a grocery store or butcher shop or shopping online for all your meat needs!

Gidon will demonstrate his favorite way to grill at the end of the class, join him virtually in his backyard for the demo!

Apr
23
Fri
Virtual Hatha Yoga
Apr 23 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am

A relaxing yoga class focusing on various areas including simple breathing exercises and seated meditation. This class is free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom class link.

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Apr
26
Mon
Virtual Strength & Stretch
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

This workout will combine strengthening and flexibility exercises and is perfect for those with physical limitations or members looking for a lower intensity workout. No equipment required! These classes are free, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link.

Click here to learn more about Virtual Group Exercise classes.

Virtual Bodypump
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using a light to moderate barbell or hand weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout with scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music.

Dumbbells required; recommended weight is 5-20 lbs

Click here to learn more about Virtual Group Exercise classes.

Apr
27
Tue
Virtual Cardio Sculpt
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

This workout will combine strengthening and flexibility exercises and is perfect for those with physical limitations or members looking for a lower intensity workout. No equipment required!

Click here to learn more about Virtual Group Exercise classes.

Apr
28
Wed
Virtual Strength & Stretch
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

This workout will combine strengthening and flexibility exercises. It is perfect for those with physical limitations or members looking for a lower intensity workout. No equipment required! These classes are free, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link.

Click here to learn more about Virtual Group Exercise classes.