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

Craig Mintz
Chief Financial Officer
(202) 777-3266

Bini Silver

Chief Operating Officer
(202) 777-3278


Edlavitch DCJCC Department Directors:

Institutional Advancement and Communications

Emily Jillson

Director of Development and Marketing


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

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

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

Lauren Eskovitz
Preschool Director
(202) 777-3256

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

Justin Love

Director of Camp
Director of School-Aged Programs

(202) 777-3245

Jewish Life and Learning

Programs for creating community connections and engagament

Stacy Miller
Director of EntryPointDC - Program for 20s and 30s
(202) 777-3207

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

Darya Watnick
Director of Jewish Engagement
(202) 777-3259

Community Service

Volunteer programs that address unmet needs in the Washington, DC area

Sonya Weisburd
Director, Social Justice and Volunteer Programs
(202) 777-3269

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

Kim Cauthen
Manager, Senior Adult Programs
(202) 777-3243


Chris Brown
Building Operations Manager

(202) 777-3213

Sydney Buffalow
Event Rentals and Registrar
(202) 777-3267

Human Resources & Information Technology

Director of Human Resources
(202) 777-3252