General Contact Information

Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Please direct all general inquiries to (202) 518-9400 for receptionist
(202) 518-9420 for faxes


Bini Silver
Chief Administrative Officer
(202) 777-3278

Adina Kanefield

Deputy Executive Director
(202) 777-3257


Edlavitch DCJCC Department Directors:

Institutional Advancement and Communications

Emily Jillson
Director of Development


Tena Howell

Director. Membership
(202) 777-3217

Sport and Fitness
Leagues;Fitness Center;Personal Training;Aerobics, Pilates and Yoga Classes

Andre Dixon
Director, Health & Fitness Center
(202) 777-3272

Jill Aaron
Associate Director, Aquatics

(202) 777-3279

Center for Arts: Box Office Contacts
Theater J; Film, Music and Literary Festivals and Programs;

Theater J: (202) 777-3210
Washington Jewish Film Festival: (202) 777-3241
Washington Jewish Music Festival: (202) 777-3241

Kids and Parents
Preschool; Camp; Parenting Center; Youth and Family Programs

Kirstin Springer
Preschool Director
(202) 777-3256

Greg Feitel
Director of Camp 
(202) 777-3270

Stacey Herman
Director of School Age Programs, Director of Inclusion & Accessibility
(202) 777-3276

Miriam Szubin
Director, Parenting Center
(202) 777-3263

Jewish Life and Learning

Shirley Serotsky
Director of Literary Programming

Stacy Miller
Manager of EntryPointDC - Program for 20’s and 30’s  

Josef Palermo
Director, GLOE - Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach & Engagment 
(202) 777-3253 

Darya Watnick
Jewish Engagement Manager 
(202) 777-3259

Community Engagement

Programs for creating community connections and engagament

Sonya Weisburd
Associate Director, Volunteer Programs
(202) 777-3269

Randy Bacon
Director, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3244

Kim Cauthen
Director of Senior Programs
(202) 777-3243


Chris Brown
Building Operations Manager

(202) 777-3213

Wanda Chichester
Facilities Manager & Space Coordinator (Event Rentals)
(202) 777-3265

Human Resources & Information Technology

Director of Human Resources
(202) 777-3252