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.


Adult Classes
Relating to God, Or Not
Tuesday, December 9, 7:00pm
Facilitator: JoHanna Potts
Cost: $14 General // $12 Discounted Member Price
Part of the Jewish Explorations series. Explore the relationship between God and the Jewish people. What does Judaism really say about God? Can you be Jewish without having a relationship with God?

Introduction to Judaism
8 Wednesdays, January 14- March 11 (no class March 4)
Facilitator: Miriam Szubin
Cost: $175 General // $150 Discounted Member Price // $175/couple Love & Religion alumni
Explore the rich traditions and culture of Judaism! This class is ideal for those who have never studied Judaism before or need a Hebrew school refresher.

Hebrew Classes: Beginner through Advanced
8 Wednesdays, January 14- March 5, 2015, 6:00pm-9:00pm 
Facilitators: Naomi McNally & Lorit Chai
Cost: $190 General // $160 Discounted Member Price // $110 Birthright & Masa Alumni
Start at the beginning or keep your skills fresh! We offer six levels of Hebrew classes with taught by native Israeli speakers!


Adult Study Groups
DC Beit Midrash
Mondays year-round, 7:30 - 9:00 pm.
Cost: Free


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.
More information and dates coming soon!

MoEd DC
MoEd DC is an exciting new aftercare program created in partnership with MoEd, a Jewish educational after-school program in Maryland. MoEd DC will offer an easy way for busy families with children from PK4 to 3rd Grade to introduce their children to Hebrew and Jewish learning. The core program focuses on three "Content Days" which includes immersive Hebrew study and Judaics, as well as optional "
Enrichment Days" which may include, yoga, karate, swimming, etc. Click here for complete details.


Adult Language Groups
Chug Kriah Hebrew Reading Group
12:30-2:00pm, alternate Sundays beginning September 7
Cost: Free 

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

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


*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
(202) 777-3259

Lili Kalish Gersch
Director, Literature, Music and Jewish Life
(202) 777-3254

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