Intro to Judaism

October 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
EDCJCC Townhouse
1534 Sixteenth St
Darya Watnick, Director of Jewish Engagement

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, life cycle 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!

This Session
Dates: 8 Tuesdays, October 16 – December 11, 2018 (no class the week of Thanksgiving)
Time:  7:30 PM – 9:15 PM

General Registration: $200
Discounted Member : $170
Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni: $150/couple
Did you go on Birthright or Honeymoon Israel in the past year? Call us at 202-777-3260 or send us an email to learn about special discounts for program participants.

Miriam Weiner Szubin has been teaching Introduction to Judaism at the EDCJCC since 2007, and has introduced over 375 students to Judaism in that time.  She has a B.A from Yale and a Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She spent several years teaching high school history and Jewish history at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and has also worked as an Educator at the National Portrait Gallery. She is currently the Director of the EDCJCC Parenting Center, where she creates and coordinates programming for infants, toddlers, parents and parents-to-be. She lives in Washington DC with her husband and three sons.

**This class will be taking place at the EDCJCC townhouse, across the street from our main building on 16th St NW, during our renovation. This building is not ADA accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you bear with us during this transition year. Please be in touch with any questions.**

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 to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.