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-Time Classes
After Dark: A Community-Wide Shavuot Celebration
Saturday, June 11, 9:00 pm
Join us at our late night learn-a-thon in honor of Shavuot, featuring delicious desserts, engaging conversations, and great people! Learning will include the history of cheesecake and a demonstration, a musical Book of Ruth, Torah, and Shavuot cocktails!

Multi-Session Classes
Introduction to Judaism
Thursdays, June 16 - August 11, 7:30 pm
Teacher: JoHanna Potts
Want to learn more about Judaism? Need a Hebrew school refresher? Our Introduction to Judaism class will teach you the basics of Jewish holidays, prayer, lifecycle rituals, ethics, and beliefs.

Hebrew Classes
Wednesdays, June 29 - August 27, 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

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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