Jewish learning comes in so many forms for all ages. Regular class offerings include Hebrew, Introduction to Judaism, and Love & Religion, our interfaith couples workshop.

Please make sure you read our Registration Policies before registering for a class.

One Off Classes
Half Jewish? Jewish Identity for the 21st Century Part 2
Thursday, July 14, 7:30 pm
Facilitator: Rabbi Sarah Tasman
We all know someone who considers themselves "half Jewish." Maybe you use that label yourself. But what does that mean, exactly? In this interactive conversation we will explore the differences and similarities between how we identify ourselves in relationship with Judaism and the Jewish community, and how others see that relationship.

Multi-Session Classes
Hebrew Classes
Wednesdays, June 29 - August 17, 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Thursdays, June 30 - August 18, 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm

Start at the beginning or keep your skills fresh- we offer five levels of Hebrew classes with taught by native Israeli speakers

Save the dates! Additional details and registration will start in July.
Love & Religion: An Interfaith Workshop for Jews and their Partners
Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27, and Thursday, October 6
Facilitator: Dr. Marion Usher

Introduction to Judaism
Wednesdays, October 19 - December 14
Teacher: Miriam Szubin

Learning Opportunities for Kids
Yom Rishon
Yom Rishon at the J is the DCJCC’s Sunday program designed to encourage connection to the Jewish community through art, music, stories, food and experiential learning. We utilize the Center’s extensive resources to create fun-filled mornings and informal Jewish experiences. 

Independent Groups
Chug Kriah Hebrew Reading Group
12:30-2:00 pm, alternate Sundays beginning September 7

Leyenkrayz Yiddish Reading Group
2:30-4:00 pm, alternate Sundays beginning September 7

Mifgash Hebrew Speakers Group
7:00-8:30 pm, alternate Thursdays

Mah Jongg
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm
Fridays, 10:30 am
All players with some playing experience are welcome to join these public games. Email John to be added to the email list.

*Learning should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost of any DCJCC class prevents you from registering, please contact Tami Wolf at 202-777-3259 to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.

Questions? Contact us for more information on any Jewish Life program, event, or class.

Tami Wolf
Associate Director of Jewish Life
(202) 777-3259

Sara Shalva

Director of Jewish Innovation
(202) 777-3249

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