Come explore the rich fabric of Judaism! Using traditional texts and modern examples, we will cover the fundamentals of Jewish life, including Shabbat and holidays, prayer, lifecycle rituals, ethics, and beliefs.
This class is ideal for learners with questions, whether you've never studied Judaism before in your life, you're looking for a Hebrew School refresher, or you're somewhere in between.
Dates: Wednesdays, July 10- August 28, 2013*
Time: 7:30 – 9:15 pm
General Registration: $175
Discounted Member : $120
Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni: $175/couple
*Please note that there will be no class August 21. There will be a double class on August 28.
Instructor: JoHanna Potts
JoHanna Potts is
the Co-Director of Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning. Her teaching
passion is to bring en-joy-ment to Jewish learning with a view towards
empowering individuals to create lives of meaning through Judaism. Previously,
she served as Director of Education at Temples Solel and Shalom, Director of
The Primary School at Washington Hebrew Congregation, and Director of the
Middle School at Gesher Jewish Day School. In 2006, she served as co-chair of
the Conference for Alternatives in Jewish Education at Duke University. She has been involved with the DCJCC Jewish Women’s Project and helped
coordinate and lead the group's text study activities. JoHanna
currently teaches the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, the Heritage
series, a Women’s Torah Study Group, and conducts teacher training workshops.
Please contact Tami Wolf at (202) 777-3259 with any questions.