The Leo & Anna Smilow Center for Jewish Living and Learning offers many classes, speakers, and events through our Open University.
Shabbat Morning Services: The Tour
Tuesday, July 30, 7:00-8:30pm
Facilitator: Miriam Szubin
Explore the Shabbat morning service, then experience it for yourself.
Open University Classes:
Hebrew Classes: Beginner through Advanced
8 Wednedays, July 10- August 28 (current session ends July 3)
Cost: $190/Discounted Member Price $130/Birthright & Masa Alumni $100
Introduction to Judaism
Wednesdays, July 10-August 28, 7:30pm-9:15pm
Facilitator: JoHanna Potts
Cost:$175/Discounted Member Price $120/Interfaith Workshop Alumni $175 per couple
Love and Religion: An Interfaith Workshop for Jews and their Partners
4 Thursdays, April 4 - 25, 7:30-9:00 pm.
Facilitator: Dr. Marion Usher
Cost: $160/ Discounted Member Price, $110 (per couple)
Open University Languages:
Chug Kriah Hebrew Reading Group
12:30-2:00pm, alternate Sundays September 9- June 2
Leyenkrayz Yiddish Reading Group
2:30-4:00pm, alternate Sundays September 9-June 2
Mifgash Hebrew Conversation Group
7:00-8:00, every other Wednesday
Open University Ongoing Classes and Study Groups/Minyanim:
DC Beit Midrash
Mondays year-round, 7:30 - 9:00 pm.